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Revving Up Digital Literacy to Enhance Financial Inclusion — Brad Jones, CEO
Myanmar has seen an unexpected surge in digital adoption as the country leapfrogs into a world of e-commerce and payment technologies. Digital payments and mobile money services now play a pivotal role in driving financial inclusion, especially among the unbanked population. With this rapid deployment of digital technology comes a range of cybersecurity threats which users need to protect themselves from. This is why it is important to create awareness through digital literacy.
MCM supports Myanmar citizens to #BeCyberSmart
12 October 2020, Yangon, Myanmar – Cybersecurity experts are joining hands to support and protect Myanmar citizens against cybersecurity risks and threats, particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking at a virtual media briefing to announce the 2020 Myanmar Cybersecurity Month (MCM), U Ye Naing Moe, Director of the Information Technology and Cyber Security Department of the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC-ITCSD), highlighted the importance of being cyber aware and cyber smart as millions of Myanmar citizens leverage technology for social connection, information, entertainment and e-commerce.