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What is World Cyber Security Summit?

World Cyber Security Summit is a thought leadership driven, business focused initiative that provides a platform for CISOs who are looking to explore new age threats and the technologies/strategies to mitigate them.

The show is virtually hosting CISOs across industry sectors from the African region who will meet, network, learn and engage with some of the world’s renowned technology thought leaders, subject matter experts and technology innovators in a constructive, open-dialogue environment to find solu-tions for issues hindering their information/cyber security.

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THE SAFETY OF OUR IT COMMUNITY IS A TOP PRIORITY

In light of the health safety recommendations by the Governments across the globe, we are hosting the fourth edition of World Cyber Security Summit for CISOs & Cyber Security leaders as a digital event, in lieu of an in-person event. We look forward to bringing together our ecosystem of tech leaders in this new virtual format to learn, connect and collaborate together. Stay tuned for more details to come.

Why AFRICA?

Africa Cyber Security Market size is projected to register a CAGR of 11.1% during 2020- 26.

Source: 6Wresearch

THE PROSPECT

The Africa cyber security market size is anticipated to witness strong growth over the coming years on account of rapid growth in internet users combined with growing dependability on e-governance, IoT, commercial services and social networking.

This is also bolstered by an increasing number of cyber crime within the country that have unfortunately, been seeing a surge. This has pushed the government to support sectors such as telecoms, retail, finance and health to help amplify the demand for enterprise cyber security products, services and consumer software in the country.

COMBINED EFFORTS

Enterprises and governments are leading an increased effort to strength-en the internet infrastructure and improve the solutions and aid provided by the software industry in a bid to protect its citizens from cyber attacks in the future.

Apart from this, factors such as the need for unified cyber solutions, increased internet subscriptions, and data disclosure mandates, enhanced enterprise mobility, and increased spending pattern on security forums are boosting the demand for cyber security solutions in the nation.

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Insightful
Sessions

Hear from global cyber security experts on the best practices to achieve optimum cyber resilience in a fast-moving digital world! It is an opportunity to hear from the world’s leading solution providers about the innovative ways to prevent/mitigate advanced cyber threats targeting organizations.

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Technology
Use-cases

Emerging technologies, when used together have the potential to revolutionize industries. Explore such transformational technology use-cases presented by successful early adopters and pioneers within the field Cyber security, Governance, among others.

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Product
Showcase

The show features presentations, use-case studies and educational sessions by global technology providers who are virtually showcasing their latest innovations designed with the primary focus on enabling businesses and organizations to adopt robust cyber security solution

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Panel
Discussions

Brainstorm and exchange ideas with some of the greatest minds in Technology. Our virtual panel includes the likes of seasoned, experienced and accomplished veterans from the technological sector looking to form a bridge between info/cyber security and Businesses.

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Private Consultation
Rooms

Indulge in detailed discussions with technology providers of your choice through private and secure online audio/visual chats where you have the opportunity to highlight your specific needs and challenges directly with the expert advisors and consultants.

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Private Networking
Rooms

Network and share ideas virtually with CISOs from across industry sectors or from your own sector in these private online chat rooms. Understand the latest trends and challenges faced during the current global situation and how to prepare for renewed challenges in a post-COVID19 world.

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We are extremely impressed and blown away by this experience. Thank you for the amazing platform, the great support, the turn around on requests and just being ON from the get-go.

Axis Communications

SPEAKERS

Dr. Ahmedin is State Minister at the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Innovation and Technology since June 2019. Dr. Ahmedin has PhD Degree in Computer Science. Currently, he is interested in digital economy, innovation, and future technologies such as AI, blockchain, cyber security, deep learning, etc.

Dr. Ahmedin Mohammed

State Minister,

Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Innovation and Technology

Ethiopia

RICHARD M. KIARIE

Principal ICT Officer/Head, Policy and Research Unit,

Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs

Republic of Kenya

Peter has 12+ years in the ICT industry with a proven track record in delivering on systems automation, project management, cyber-security, and digital transformation.

Peter Hunguru

Head of Information Communication and Technology,

Zimbabwe National Road Administration (ZINARA)

Zimbabwe

THEMBA MNGUNI

Deputy Director, IT Audit,

Department of Rural development and Land Reform

South Africa

His expertise spans across strategy (Disruptive, planning & sustainability), business development, sales, performance management, project execution and research.

Collins Osagie Omokaro

Special Assistant to the Honourable Minister for Industry, Trade and Investment,

FCT, Abuja

Nigeria

Muyowa Mutemwa

Senior Cybersecurity Consultant,

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

City of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Humphrey Mutuma

Youth Governor & Executive Director,

Youths for Youths Network

Kenya

He is an experienced information security strategist with over 13 years of a proven track record for successfully completing complex enterprise-wide, state-of-the-art Information Security and digital transformation projects, managing multi-disciplined, multinational, cross-functional teams.

Ashish Khanna

Information Security Specialist & Strategic Advisor to the CISO,

Dubai Health Authority

UAE

discussion topics

Envisioning cybersecurity as a tool for a safer Africa

Cyber Security framework and strategies for the African Government Authorities

Digital Hijacks: Ransomware Threats Are on the Rise

National security, Cyber Threats and Governance: The Rise of Security Culture in Africa

Real time threat analysis, visualization and incident response

Zero Trust Networks & Resilient ICT Re-Budgeting for Corporate sectors

Cyber Security trends and crucial security strategies for sectors and enterprises

Cyber Security framework for OT, ICS & IOT environments

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A very entertaining, very unique event that I have ever seen.

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advisory board members

Our advisory board consists of top technology experts and some of the brightest minds globally who play a critical role in the development of agendas, effective conference sessions design and cutting-edge content creation.

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ORGANISER

Trescon is a global business events and consulting firm that provides a wide range of business services to a diversified client base.

Trescon is founded and managed by a group of specialists with more than 8 decades of combined expertise in successfully developing business events, trainings and consulting for corporates, governments, associations and high-net-worth individuals across the world. Our advisory board members comprise of an ever-growing exceptional mix of senior-level industry veterans and successful tech entrepreneurs.

With a deep understanding of the realities and requirements of the growth markets we operate in – we strive to deliver innovative and high quality business platforms for our clients.