Cyber Africa Summit 2020: Accelerating Cyber Security for a Safer Africa

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Aritrika Chakraborty activities: Marketing Executive
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Feb 24, 2020

Global B2B events and conference organizer, Tradepass is all set to host their exclusive cyber security conference, Cyber Africa Summit (CyFrica) 2020, on 25 – 26 February, 2020 at the Lagos Continental Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria.

More than 600 representatives from 200+ private organizations as well as regulatory authorities have confirmed their participation for this exclusive summit.

Focused on the theme, “Accelerating Cyber Security for a Safer Africa”, CyFrica 2020 will bring together top IT, Risk, Compliance, Cyber Law, Law Enforcement decision makers from companies like First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Union Bank of Africa, Keystone Bank Limited, Stanbic IBTC Bank, Konga Shopping, Chi Limited, Dangote Industries, Nigcomsat, Nestle, Nigerian Communication Commission, St. Nicholas Hospital, Chicason Group, Jumia Nigeria, Nigerian Police, Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Airforce, Nigerian Ports Authority, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ministry of Finance, GlaxoSmithKline, Ministry of Defence, Federal Inland Revenue Services, Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit, PZ Cussons, Nigerian Shippers Council and many more.

A total of 22 presentations and a series of interactive panel discussions led by eminent industry experts like Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi,Director-General/CEO, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Uche Henry Ifeanyi, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Head of Cybercrime, Nigeria Police Force, Pratik Roy, Business Group Director, Security & Modern Workplace, Microsoft, Misty Malan, Lead Channel Manager – Africa, KnowBe4, Vipin Chawla, CTO, Eat'N'Go Ltd, Opeyemi Okesola, Deputy CIO, African Alliance Insurance, Prasanna Kumar Burri, Group CIO, Dangote Group, Dele Adeyemo, Group IT Manager, Dufil Prima Foods Plc, Daniel Adaramola, CISO, Unity Bank, Yaniv Ovitz, Chief Technology Officer, CyberSOC Africa Limited, Fiona Konchellah, VP Sales Africa, Uniken, Bassam Touma – Business Development Manager Africa, SHELT, Paresh Makwana, Business Development and Vice-President Africa, ARCON, Oriyomi Fowler, Head - IT Security & Network Operations, Dangote Group, Olawumi Babalola, Country CISO, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria, Olasunkanmi James, Head of IT Security , Airtel Nigeria, Philip Aiwekhoe, Head - IT Risk, LAPO Microfinance Bank, Michael Ojerinde, Head – IT, Nova Track Limited, Fene Osakwe, Group Head - IT Security, IHS Towers, Dr. David Isiavwe, Group Head - Operations & Technology and President, Information Security Society of Africa, Nigeria, Victor Idonor, Director General, Cyber Security Challenge Nigeria (CYSEC NG) and Principal Security Consultant, Nigerian Petroleum Development Company Limited, Tunde Dada, Head of IT, Vodacom Nigeria, Kingsley Okonkwo, Cyber Security Advisor and Head of Information Security Unit, Chevron Nigeria, Igboa Abumere, CISO, Stanbic Bank, Steve Isitua Obiago, Group Head – IT, Chicason Group, Tobe Nnadozie, Group CIO, Wapic Insurance, Olufemi Olofintila, CISO, Nova Merchant Bank, Samson Moju, Africa Regional Head of IT, PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc, Dr. Muktar Bello, Head, Quality Control and Assurance Section - Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Forensics and Crime Lab Services Directorate and Bharat Soni, CISO, GT Bank will provide the perfect opportunity for the attendees to know more about the industry trends, challenges and latest technologies.

An array of networking sessions will be ideal for attendees to exchange ideas and interact with experts from Microsoft, KnowBe4, CyberSOC, ARCON, Uniken, SHELT, DATAPROTECT, MicroWorld Technologies, WALLIX Group, ESET and CyberCureMe who will be showcasing their innovative cyber security solutions and technologies over the two days of the summit.

CyFrica 2020 is the perfect knowledge-sharing platform for cyber security experts to learn, network and build fruitful and prolonged business relations.

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