By Louvier Kindo Tombe
The objective of the visit was to discover the operations of CAMTEL especially those related but not limited to cyber security.
“It is a tradition at EIFORCES for trainees to carry field visits to discover how institutions and companies offering security related services to the population function”, Conel Atangana Fiacre Kisito, Director of Studies at EIFORCES said.
Conel Kisito, who represented the Director of the International School of Security Forces said the choice of CAMTEL was strategic.
“You know today ICT is all over the place, and more specifically in most of the actions and activities of the security sector”, he said, indicating that CAMTEL is lead in the sector.
The delegation from EIFORCES headed by Conel Atangana Fiacre Kisito, were received at CAMTEL’s head office by madam Fadimatou Aboubakar, Technical Adviser Number 2, who sat-in for the General Manager of CAMTEL, Judith Yah Sunday Epse Achidi.
“We are glad they decided to visit our institution and we are pleased sharing what we do with them”, she said.
“by granting CAMTEL three licenses to operate fixed, mobile and transport networks, our government under the benevolent impetus of the Head of State, His Excellency Paul Biya, showed beyond doubt that it gives pride of place to the development of the digital economy and the provision of quality telecommunications services.” she continued.
The 28 students from Cameroon, Cote D’Ivoire, Congo, Mali and Togo were drilled on specificities of Corporate Management and strategic importance of CAMTEL viz a viz state institutions and data transmission.
“It was an opportunity for us to share with them what is being done in terms of cyber security and in terms of fighting cyber criminality”, George Philip Mpondi Ngolle, Inspector General Number 3 at CAMTEL told News Upfront after presenting the mission and vision of the company.
“Cyber security is one of the most important aspects of security today”, he continued.
The visiting students could not hide their feelings at the end of the exchange.
“We are satisfied with what we have been told, and we wish that CAMTEL should communicate more on its activities because they are of great importance to the public”, one of them said.
Before leaving CAMTEL, the head of the visiting delegation, Conel Atangana Fiacre Kisito, lauded the ‘Change Management’ and ‘Customer Centricity’ vision of CAMTEL’s General Manager, Judith Yah Sunday Epse Achidi.