The Director-General of the Cyber Security Authority (CSA), Dr. Albert Antwi-Boasiako, together with members of Management has paid a courtesy call on the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), Lieutenant General Thomas Oppong-Peprah to discuss matters of national importance.

The purpose of the visit was also to congratulate the new Chief of the Defence Staff on his appointment to the new office and to strengthen the existing relationship between the two institutions.

Lieutenant General Oppong-Peprah was appointed as CDS on February 1, 2024, succeeding Vice Admiral Seth Amoama.

Dr. Albert Antwi-Boasiako commended the Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) for their leadership and able representation on the Joint Cybersecurity Committee (JCC), and their contribution to ensuring a secure and resilient digital ecosystem.

The Joint Cybersecurity Committee (JCC) pursuant to Section 13 of the Cybersecurity Act, 2020 (Act 1038) mandates the Cyber Security Authority to work closely with specific government agencies to implement relevant cybersecurity measures to ensure a secure and resilient digital ecosystem. The CSA Director General assured the CDS of the Authority’s commitment to continue collaborative engagements with the military for the development of the nation.

In response, Lieutenant General Oppong-Peprah acknowledged the Authority for the invaluable role it plays in safeguarding the cyberspace of Ghana.

Thanking Dr. Antwi-Boasiako for the visit, he pledged the commitment of the GAF to foster a closer collaboration with the CSA to implement upcoming projects geared at ensuring a secure and resilient digital Ghana.