Cyber Security Conference 2018. 25-26 October at Radisson Blu Hotel in Sandton Johannesburg

With nearly half the world’s population on the internet, information is spreading at warp speed. Our businesses are becoming digital whether we like it or not. And cyberthreats are looming larger than ever. Solutions for these cyberthreats can’t wait for tomorrow. We need to find them today. That’s why Cyber Security Conference 2018 is here.

Who should attend?

Chief Security Information Officer (CISO), Chief Security Risk Officer, Chief Information Officer, Information Security-related, Information Risk-related, IT Risk-related, Head of information technology, Security Architect, Risk Analyst, IT audit-related, IT Manager/Director-related, Network analyst/engineer/admin, Systems engineer/admin/manager, Security analysts.

Cyber Security Experts Speaking
Day 1 (25 October 2018)

  • 08:30-09:30 Breach is inevitable – Pragmatic incident Response. by Martin Potgieter: Technical Director at Nclose & Alfred Payne: Information Security Consultant at Ntrust Advisory
  • 09:30-10:30 Staying ahead of the curve – latest consumer identity-theft trends and their impact on businesses by Kevin Hogan, Fraud Risk at Investec Bank

10:30-10:50 Mid-Morning Break

  • 10:50-11:50 The soft underbelly – Why we need to start protecting Operational Technology (ICS | SCADA) systems by Tommy Thompson: Lead Consultant – OT Cybersecurity at Nclose
  • 11:50-12:50 What are the risks of IoT to your business? And What you need to know about hackers by Herman du Preez: Senior Information Security Consultant at Redshift Cyber Security (Pty) Ltd

12:50-13:50 Networking Lunch Break

  • 13:50-14:50 The “POPI and the relevance of GDPR” by Francis Cronje, a lawyer and consultant who was instrumental during the drafting and refinement of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) & Anthony Olivier: Managing Director and founder member of Performanta Consulting
  • 14:50-15:50 Leading a business with a seamless cyber security strategy by Nathan Desfontaines: Group Head: Cyber Security & Governance at Telesure Group Services

End of day 1

Day 2 (26 October 2018)

  • 08:30-09:30 How to protect against latest malware and ransom attacks by Kudakwashe Charandura, CISA, CISM, CEH, CPTE, CCSK, SAP: Director – Cybersecurity at SizweNtsalubaGobodo Systems (Pty) Ltd
  • 09:30-10:30 Translating cyber security into business terminology by Graham Croock: Director, Risk Advisory Services at BDO and Director of the BDO Cyber and Forensic Laboratory

10:30-10:50 Mid-Morning Break

  • 10:50-11:50 What happens to a business once a breach occurs? By Ryan van de Coolwijk Product Champion at ITOO Special Risks (Pty) Ltd
  • 11:50-12:50 How to reduce employee vulnerability to socially engineered threats and phishing emails by Andrew Kirkland: CEO and Founding Director at CyberTAN Information Security

12:50-13:50 Networking Lunch Break

  • 13:50-14:50 How to scenario plan for crisis management and deal with evolving cyber-attacks by Logan Donoven Naidoo: Founder at Decode Systems & Technology

End of Conference

For your seat reservation and a detailed agenda please call us on 0027 11 046 5455 or send an email to



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