Speaking: Cyber Security and Mobile Money Conference

Topic was “Cyber Security and Mobile Money: Challenges and Opportunities”.

Quisk was invited back to Kingston, Jamaica on November 28th and gave a presentation on the security threats and regulatory barriers remaining to widespread mobile money adoption across the Caribbean. The conference explored the economic, legal, regulatory and ethical issues involved in cyber security, and was hosted by hosted by the Mona ICT Policy Centre, located in the Caribbean Institute of Media and Communication (CARIMAC), UWI in association with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the global Internet Society (ISOC).

Held at the University of the West Indies (UWI) Regional Headquarters at the Mona Campus, Quisk took the stage just after 10:30am, to an audience of bank security and ISOC representatives, government regulators, members of the Jamaican tech community, professors, and the press.

The objective of the two-day conference was to examine the emergence of mobile money services and highlight the opportunities and cyber threats posed to providers and citizens. The conference was chaired and keynoted by Professor Hopeton Dunn, Director, CARIMAC and Mona ICT Policy Centre, UWI. Quisk shared the panel with Mr. Trevor Fearon, CEO of the Jamaica Chamber of Commerce, and Mr. Cecil Williams, Manager of IT Governance and Compliance, for Quisk Partner National Commercial Bank (NCB), and concluded with a Q&A for the audience and questions about future rollouts of mobile banking on the island.

Cyber Security Conference Attendees