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Event Date Wed Apr 6 SAST - Thu Apr 7 SAST (about 2 months ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Apr 5 6:00pm - Wed Apr 6 6:00pm
Location Virtual
Region EMEA

It is estimated that over 500 million people use internet across Africa. From improving, productivity, efficiency, and innovation to advancing human and social development, digitisation and connectivity yield unquestionable benefits. Promoting digital transformation is a priority for sustainable development.

Rapid digital transformation, bolstered by affordable communications and cheap devices, has also introduced new risks and vulnerabilities that cannot be ignored.

In a digital-first world, open dialogue and collaboration is imperative to fight against increasingly sophisticated cyber threats. Over two days, CySec Africa, provides a virtual platform for over 80 CISOs, government incumbents, and technology and service providers to meet, network, and engage with technology leaders, subject matter experts, and innovators.

Why attend?
Connect. Collaborate
Cysec Africa provides an ideal environment to showcase yourself virtually and participate in one-to-one conversations during scheduled networking breaks

Tech Demo Drive
Dedicated Tech Zone to explore new ideas and solutions, and map your cybersecurity needs

Cutting Edge Discussions
Two-days of industrydriven dialogue featuring over 25 Cybersecurity Leaders from African countries discussing the latest opportunities and solutions for the cybersecurity industry across sectors

Network With Business Leaders
Cysec Africa attracts a senior and diverse audience allowing attendees to build lasting relationships with key decision makers from the public and private sectors


2022 Speakers

Abdul-hakeem Ajijola
Chairman, African Union Cybersecurity Experts Group & Nigerian National Cybersecurity Policy and Strategy Committee

Dr. Remi Afon
President, CSEAN, Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria

Stella Alibateese
National Personal Data Protection Director, National Information Technology Authority, Uganda

Prasanna Kumar Burri
Group Chief Information Officer, Dangote Group & CEO, Dancom Technologies Limited

Thato Sopeng
Chief Information Officer , Sasol

Harrison Nnaji
Chief Information Security Officer, FirstBank

Ope Okesola
Deputy CIO, African Alliance Insurance

Femi Olofintila
Chief Information Security Officer, Nova Merchant Bank Ltd

Igoba Abumere
Chief Information Security Officer, Stanbic IBC

Corlette Grobler
Head of Information and Cyber Security, TEXCO Member, African Bank

Dr. Jabu Mtsweni
Head- Information and Cyber Security , Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

Mandla Mbasane
General Manager: Information & Cyber Security, National Housing Finance Corporation Ltd

Sihle Mthiyane
Chief Information Security Officer, NTP Radioisotopes SOC Ltd

Bharatb Soni
Chief Information Security Officer, GT Bank

Unguec Stephen Kang
Asst.Director, Cyber Security, National Communication Authority ( NCA) Sudan

Sponsors & Partners

2022 Sponsors and Partners


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• FinTechna
• Intelligent CIO
• CIO Review India
• Security & Fire Africa
• Cyber Era