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National Information Technology Authority, Uganda (NITA-U) 
Tel: +256 417 801 049 | Fax: +256 417 801 050
Mr James Saaka 
Executive Director, NITAU

NITA: Businesses cautioned on cyber- crime rise in Uganda
Prevention of unauthorized disclosure of information ensures confidentiality, avoiding alteration achieves integrity and protecting against destruction or disruption ensures that the information and associated systems are available whenever required.Cyber security is information security without borders. Considering that sensitive information in Uganda is now frequently stored on computers that are attached to the Internet, this can be emails, confidential information about individuals, businesses and organizations, extra efforts have to be made to ensure such information is secure from leaking, alteration and destruction.Role of NITA in Cyber Security National Information Technology Authority’s role is to regulate information technology and to provide leadership, organisational structures and processes at the national level that safeguard information against accidental or unauthorised modification, destruction, or disclosure. Read more
Government set to install another internet cable
The third phase of the National Backbone Infrastructure (NBI) and e-governance projects-designed to propel the high speed internet in the country- are set to commence towards the end of this year. The project implemented by government’s National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U), will encompass the laying of optical fibre cables to Tanzania through Mutukula to the East African submarine cables and to Rwanda through the Katuna border town. Speaking to the Daily Monitor, Ms Leonah Mbonimpa, the NITA-U spokesperson, said the project would take off after ongoing deliberations on the Auditor General’s report about the details of the Phase II project. Read more