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‘Our Servers Are Secure’ – NIMC Denies Claims That Hackers Took Over It Database

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The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has debunked claims making the rounds that its database has been taken over by hackers. The commission debunked the claim in a statement on Tuesday where they said its servers are secure for identity management and optimized.

Director-General of NIMC, Engr. Aliyu Aziz in a statement released on Tuesday, January 11, said its servers were not breached but are fully optimized at the highest international security levels as the custodian of the most important national database for Nigeria. Aziz also said they’ve gone great lengths to ensure the nation’s database is adequately secured and protected especially given the spate of cyber-attacks on networks across the world.

Tweeps Reacts To E-National ID Card Renewal And Replacement ChargesThe NIMC DG who also assured the public that it will continue to uphold the highest ethical standards in data security on behalf of the Federal Government and ensure compliance with data protection and privacy regulations added that the Commission does not use nor store information on the AWS cloud platform or any public cloud despite the usefulness of the NIMC Mobile App available to the public for accessing their NIN on the go.

“The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) wishes to inform the public that its servers were not breached but are fully optimized at the highest international security levels as the custodian of the most important national database for Nigeria,” the statement reads.

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“The NIMC Director-General stated that the Commission does not use nor store information on the AWS cloud platform or any public cloud despite the usefulness of the NIMC Mobile App available to the public for accessing their NIN on the go.”

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