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1) Your Name:

Dr Steven Bassey

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Dr Steven Bassey

2) Stakeholder Group:


3) Constituency:

4) ICANN Affiliation (if not covered by item 2 or 3):

Internet Society USA

5) Please identify your current employer(s):

Center for Cyberspace Studies, Nasarawa State University- Keffi

6) Please identify your current position(s):

Research Fellow

7) Please identify the type(s) of work performed:

Research/Principal Resources Lecturer in Cyber Vulnerability, Threats and Risks, Digital Forensic and Auditing

8) Please identify your declared country of primary residence (e.g., country to which you pay taxes):


9) Please list any financial relationship beyond de minimis stock ownership you may have with any company that to your knowledge has a financial relationship or contract with ICANN:

10) Do you believe you are participating in the GNSO policy process as a representative of any individual or entity, whether paid or unpaid?

If the answer is “Yes,” please provide the name of the represented individual or entity. (If professional ethical obligations prevent you from disclosing this information, please enter "Private"):
11) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:

a) Do you have any type of material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes:

my interest in ICANN GNSO policy development exist as a research fellow and it will enhance my publications which is mostly industry base.

b) Are there any arrangements/agreements between you and any other group, constituency or person(s) regarding your participation as a work team member?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the arrangements/agreements and the name of the group, constituency, or person(s):

12) Please identify any Working Groups or other chartered teams in which you are participating (include acronyms, if applicable):


DSC India,


13) Additional Information (optional):

I am new to the global Internet Governance forum and from the Commonwealth of Africa (Nigeria) which in many ways is under-represented including the ICANN GNSO. My interest is to support he formulation and policy direction of the ICANN GNSO and by doing so, meaningfully increase my understanding of the role and thrust of the ICANN in general and the GNSO in particular. Ph.D. Computer Information Resources Management and Philosophy, with expertise in information Technology, Cybercrime, Forensic and Auditing, EC Council Certified and the principal research fellow in Cyber Vulnerability, Threats and Risks, Digital Forensic and Auditing (Center for Cyberspace Studies- Nasarawa State University Keffi


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