02 Dec 2022
The downsides of digital revolution:
ESA-Obs, NAS-Obs, WEA-Obs
Tomslin Samme-Nlar is an engineer and independent researcher interested in the issues where cyber security and strategy interact in Africa. He is a co-founder and research director at Gefona Digital Foundation, a not-for-profit digital policy research organization in Cameroon, the policy chair of the Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG) at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and a panel of experts member at the Security Institute for Leadership and Governance in Africa at Stellenbosch University. Tomslin also contributes as a researcher to the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace’s Technology and International Affairs Program.
He holds a Master of Cyber Security, Strategy and Diplomacy from UNSW Canberra at Australian Defense Force Academy, a Graduate Certificate in Diplomatic Theory and Practice from DiploFoundation, a Certificate in International Humanitarian law in Theory and Practice from Leiden University and a Bsc. (Hons) in Technology Management and Computing from the University of Portsmouth, UK.
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