yle=”font-weight: 400″>A Nigerian solutions and innovations company, iStrategic Transparent Solutions Ltd, has signed a working agreement with a major Russian technology exporter, Russian Software Trade House, RSTH, for the collaborative working deployment of security and crime prevention solutions.
The two companies will work on the development of computer software in the areas of security, cybercime and other related services for use by public and private institutions in Nigeria and other West African countries.
This was contained in a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, signed on behalf of the two companies by Habibu Adamu-Aliyu, CEO of iStrategic Solutions, and Pavel Maximenko, president of RSTH.
The technologies to be developed by both entities, according to the recently signed memorandum of understanding, will focus on the “sole purpose of protecting, preventing and deterring the activities of criminals, insurgents and bandits.”
The innovative solutions, they said, will also help in “providing a platform to facilitate governance and government service delivery to the people of Nigeria, the West African region and beyond.” Other areas to be addressed by the solution-based technology infrastructure would include the detection of corruption, financial crimes, money laundering, fraud, illicit financial flows and other financial crimes, digitization of government services, provision of security equipment, intelligence gathering, provision central services database for policies, training, among others.
RSTH’s partner portfolio includes Kaspersky Lab, MyOffice, eXpress, AstraLinux, ALTLinux, Infowatwatch, and Security Code. Speaking at the signing ceremony, the President of Independence Digital said that “Russia considers it its duty to spread the achievements of the Soviet school of mathematics and, by extension, Russian IT solutions, to the countries with which it has historically had and still has friendly relations. with”.
Mr. Adamu-Aliyu said the firm was founded by some seasoned former law enforcement officers and seasoned attorneys with strong backgrounds and vast experience in complex financial crime investigations, financial intelligence analysis, and forensic accounting.
“Our experts are seasoned investigators, intelligence analysts, certified fraud examiners, certified anti-money laundering specialists, accredited anti-fraud and corruption specialists, anti-terrorist financing specialists, ICT specialists, prosecutors and arbitrators. experienced with decades of experience in security software solutions. investigation, analysis, prosecution, tracking and recovery of financial crime assets, etc. “
Mr. Aliyu appreciated the role played by the Nigerian Embassy in Russia under the leadership of the Ambassador, Prof. Abdullahi Shehu and the staff of the Department of Economic Affairs in his firm’s interaction with its Russian partner,
He also thanked the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, for the warm welcome given to the RSH team and for informing the delegation about the high potential of the Nigerian IT industry.