CoNIMS Conference is a forum that allows researchers and practitioners from the fields related to computer networks, network security and infrastructure management, IT policies, Cloud Computing and Big Data to present their novel research findings and results. Common to all these fields is the concept of security in this digital world. The relevance of research findings, results obtained, systems developed and techniques adopted in these research fields for both the industries and government cannot be overemphasized. This maiden edition tagged “Digital Security for Development” promised to be very insightful.