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Wisconsin International University launches STEM lab

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The Wisconsin International University, (School of Computing and Technology) has unveiled a new state- of-the-art laboratory, to aide in advance research on cyber security, digital forensic, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and artificial intelligence.

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Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Obeng Mireku elaborated on the effectiveness of the newly launched laboratory, to serve both educational purposes and provide consultancy services to government organizations.

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“Our cyber security and digital forensic lab is designed to be an innovative space, where students and professionals can engage in hands on and advance research. The facility features the latest in forensic analysis tools, threat detection systems and secure computing environment. This will empower users to simulate and analyze real world scenarios, enhancing the capability to handle cyber threats and digital crimes effectively.

“This facility positions us a key partner for the government and the cyber security agency in building capacity and sharing knowledge to create a safer digital Ghana.” He stated.

Professor Mireku also highlighted on the growing menace posed by advanced technological tools, which are contributing to the worsening situation of cybercrime and implored for stakeholders to join in the fight against it.

“With this progress comes the heightened risk of cybercrime. As digital technologies become more sophisticated, so do the modus operandi of smart cybercriminals.
“For this reason, ensuring a safe cyber space requires a collective effort of all stakeholders “he added.

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