Cyber Intelligence Africa 2022 is being held in Johannesburg, South Africa this February 08-09.
This will be the first Cyber Intelligence event on the African continent. During the inaugural Cyber Intelligence Africa conference and exhibition 2-day show, you will hear from the regional governments who will discuss national cyber security strategies and policies, combating cybercrimes across Africa, international cooperation, threat intelligence and detection capabilities and building cyber awareness.
This event will provide you unrivalled access to the region’s key government officials who are implementing national cyber security programs and building cyber defense capabilities.
The South African government is working hard to become a more cybersecure nation in the coming years. According to recent rankings, they are heading in the right direction; however, there are still vulnerabilities that need stabilizing.
Africa suffers from many malware and ransomware attacks as cyber criminals target the easiest organizations and computer systems to breach. The government is working tirelessly to prevent future cyber-attacks to their critical infrastructures. This event will be a great step toward that goal.
The vent will feature an exciting group of knowledgeable speakers:
- Colonel Jesse Phillips, Director, J6, United States Africa Command (USAFRICOM)
- Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigeria
- Carmen Corbin, Head of Counter Cybercrime Programming – Africa, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)
- Ouanilo Jérôme Medegan, Director, National Systems Security Agency, Benin
- Dhamir Mannai, Head of National Cyber Security Strategy, Government of Tunisia
- Vladimir Aman, Head, Ivory Coast Computer Emergency Response Team (CI-CERT)
- Aly Kande, Chief of Cybersecurity Division, National Police, Senegal
- Philip Irode, Head of Information Security and Cyber Security, ICT Agency, Kenya
- Arnold Mangeni, Director of Information Security, National Information Technology Authority (NITA), Uganda
- Songezo Mbambisa, Deputy Director, Cybercrime, City of Johannesburg, South Africa
- Victoria White, First Secretary Cyber for Southern Africa, British High Commission, Pretoria
- Omar Daas, Senior Cybercrime Officer, The African Union Mechanism for Police Cooperation (AFRIPOL)
- Rennett Mbako Maphane, Security Architect and Technical Lead, Department of Information Technology, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Botswana
- David Roberts, Economic Officer (Transportation, ICT and Cyber), U.S. Embassy, Pretoria
- Renier van Heeren, Cyber Security Team Lead, South African National Research Network (SANReN)
- Professor Basie von Solms, Director, Centre for Cyber Security, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
The conference is being held at Hilton Sandton Hotel, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Booking details and the full event program are available on the Cyber Intelligence Africa 2022 webpage.
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