Africa is one of the fastest growing regions globally when it comes to Internet penetration. It is estimated that over 500 million people use internet across Africa. The continent will have 1 billion Internet users by the end of 2022 (IT News Africa). The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digitalization around the world, but as life has shifted increasingly online, cybercriminals have exploited the opportunity to attack vital digital infrastructure. Furthermore, in financial institutions, governments, e-commerce companies, mobile-based transactions, telecommunication industry and other industries, the impact of cybercrime is severe. Cybercrime is one of the most pressing challenges plaguing economic activity in Africa.
The Cyber Security Africa Summit is an exclusive virtual event for cybersecurity professionals to engage with leaders and discuss the future of Cyber Security.
The event will host 500+ CISOs, CIOs, CTO’s, CSO’s, CEO’s, Data Protection Officers, VP’s, Directors, Heads and Managers with responsibility for IT & IT Security, Cyber security, Information Security, IT Infrastructure, Risk and compliance, Data Protection, Data Governance, Digital Transformation, Security Architect, and other experts in the domain. A virtual gathering of global tech leaders to highlight and discuss the future adoption of cyber security solutions that will help boost Africa’s tech infrastructure into the new normal.
The event will be presented with select topics addressed in the form of keynotes, panel discussion, fireside chats, solution showcases and interactive workshops to build comprehensive IT infrastructure and stronger security measures using tested methods and specialized tools. Hear exclusive keynotes from trail-blazing industry leaders as well as having the chance to take part in interactive panel debates, bench-marking your approach to cyber security against peers.