Powering cyber umoja and cyber ubuntu
Cyber Week 
 
East West North South
Africa
October 25th - 29th
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The Cybersecurity Festival of Africa.


One week dedicated to cybersecurity across many aspects and covering multiple African countries.

The Week is about consolidating efforts and momentum in the year, to represent cybersecurity in Africa.

Serving as an ultimate common ground for industry engagements, inspiring transformational actions and powering cyber umoja and cyber ubuntu in Africa.

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AfricanWISN Summit

Nothing but stories of inspiration, courage, empowerment and growth of various African women in cybersecurity.

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Cyber Workforce Summit

All about human capital, focused on Enabling Cyber Workforce Readiness through talent, career and professional development.

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3

QuarterCon Q4 2021

On leading through crisis-cybersecurity, how security leaders can lead effectively through the persistent cyber crises.

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Host an Event

Take advantage of the Cyber Week Africa platform and campaign by hosting your event as part of the Week. The Week is about consolidating efforts and momentum in the year, to represent the cyber in Africa.


Create an event from scratch, reschedule or repurpose your event to align with the Week.

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Take advantage of the Cyber Week Africa platform and campaign by hosting your event as part of the Week. The Week is about consolidating efforts and momentum in the year, to represent the cyber in Africa.


Create an event from scratch, reschedule or repurpose your event to align with the Week.


We are calling actors in cybersecurity, tech, government, legal, privacy, education, non-profit communities to participate by hosting an event.

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  • Explore the Cyber Week Africa schedule.

  • Sign up and create your individual schedule.

  • Some events may have separate registration.

  • Events can be free or paid for.

  • Can be exclusive, invite-only or open for all.

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Take advantage of the Cyber Week Africa platform and campaign by hosting your event as part of the Week. The Week is about consolidating efforts and momentum in the year, to represent the cyber in Africa.


Create an event from scratch, reschedule or repurpose your event to align with the Week.


We are calling actors in cybersecurity, tech, government, legal, privacy, education, non-profit communities to participate by hosting an event.

Learn More
Sponsor Cyber Week

To sponsor the whole Week or a specific event, please email: editor@cyberinafrica.com

Activities & Events

Summits. VR Hangouts. Fireside Chats. Stories. Reviews. Fun

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For partnership inquiries, email editor@cyberinafrica.com


Register to get access to all events. Community events will be continue to be added even during the week,

so be sure to check the calendar daily for updates. 

12pm GMT


Cyber Pro Story


Featuring: 

  • Ebubechi Okpaegbe, Senior Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), Netcom Africa Ltd

1pm GMT


Cyber Landscape Outlook / Incident Watch


  • Threatscape & Trends Review

  • Review of major incidents in Africa

  • Unveiling of Incident Watch (Online directory)


Featuring: 

  • Ebubechi Okpaegbe, Senior Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), Netcom Africa Ltd

2pm GMT


Cyber Pro Stories


Featuring:

  • Brenda Zikonda, Cyber Security Manager, EY

  • Matambila Karima, Country Head, Information Security, Ecobank Zambia

7am GMT


  • Aspire Program: Career clinic for the mentees at eKRAAL (Limited)


Hosted by eKraal Innovation Hub

9am GMT


  • AI&ML Enhance the Productivity and Expand the Cyber attack Surface


Featuring:

  • Dan Ehrenreich, Industrial Cybersecurity Consultant, Secure Communications and Control Experts (SCCE)

11am GMT


  • Cyber Pro Story


    Featuring: 

    • Tsholo Hope, Data Protection Officer, FNB South Africa

12pm GMT


  • Cybersecurity Tour Across Africa: Tunisia


    Featuring:

    • Emna Chaabane, Information Security Manager, Attijari Bank

    • Sellami Rabiaa Mouna, Senior Cybersecurity Consultant, LINKBYNET

1pm GMT


  • VR Hangout: Hacker Culture and Community in Africa


  • With a growing cyber eco-system, how is the community culture and affairs? This fireside chat explores the  ins and outs, the on-the-ground state of things.


Featuring:

  • Simbiat Ozi

  • Jones Baraza

  • Amadou Bah

  • Calister Apolnery

  • Mike Felix

  • ..and more



7am GMT


Let’s get mental! Mental Health in Cybersecurity


Featuring:

  • Amisa Rashid, Counseling Psychologist and Founder & Exec. Dir., Nivishe Foundation

  • Michael Michie, Head of IT at Triple OK Law

  • Cephas Okoth M., Founder, Cyber In Africa


Hosted by eKraal Innovation Hub


Registration Link: bit.ly/MentalHealth254

11am GMT


  • Cyber Pro Story


    Featuring: 

    • Chinua Katchy, Information Security Manager, Layer3

12pm GMT


  • AfricanWISN Summit: Storytelling

  • Get inspired + empowered in this nothing but stories of women in cybersecurity in Africa summit.


Featuring:

2pm GMT


Company Hour: With Boloro Authentication


Featuring:

  • Karim Rammal, Chairman & Co-founder, Boloro Global Ltd

3pm GMT


VR Hangout: Cyber Memes Show

#CyberMemesShow


Join a Virtual Reality Experience for a hang out and discuss memes in IT & cybersecurity. Of course, with lots of jokes and laughter. Just for fun + learning!


VR Web Link:

https://app.spatial.io/rooms/6081f32b6c51d508ea19ec67?share=8183830035898458344

7pm GMT


SECURITY AS AN ART


Featuring:

  • Joel Aleburu, Senior Security Engineer, Trend Micro


Hosted by Diary of Hackers

7am GMT


  • Cyber In Africa Hour

    Come reflect with us on the work we’ve been doing the last three years. We tell our story of impact and value shared and created. Join us.

    Including:


    • Cyber In Africa @3

    • Major Announcements

    • 2022 Outlook

8am GMT


Organization Hour: With Cyber Peace Institute


Topic: Cybersecurity for NGOs


Featuring:

  • Fabien LEIMGRUBER

Senior Program Manager

CyberPeace Institute

9am GMT


  • Cybersecurity Workforce Summit

  • This summit is all about the human element, focused on talent development, talent sourcing, cyber education, state of the workforce, cyber careers and stories from the frontlines.


For agenda, speakers and more info, visit: https://cyberinafrica.com/programs/ewp/workforce-summit/

2pm GMT


  • Company Hour: With Resecurity Inc.


Topic: How to Start an Identity-Centric Security


Featuring:

  • Gene Yoo

            CEO, Resecurity Inc.

7am GMT


  • Cyber Pro Story


    Featuring: 

    • Olubowale Sangosanya, Founder, Isecurdata

8am GMT


CISO Talk


Featuring:

  • Aiwekhoe Philip, CISO & DPO, NPF Microfinance Bank Plc

  • Jacqueline Hanson Kotei, Senior Manager, Enterprise Information Security & Governance,  MTN Ghana

11am GMT


SOC Managers Roundtable


Featuring:

  • Lawrence Muchilwa, SOC Manager, Silensec

  • Sanders Tetteh, SOC Manager, GCB Bank

  • Robert Kiplagat, Lead, Threat Intelligence, Dimension Data

PARTNERS

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