The only Dedicated Commercial And Homeland Security And Public Safety Event In West Africa

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The only Dedicated Commercial And Homeland Security And Public Safety Event In West Africa



The West African Cyber Security Summit is a one-day conference co-located alongside Securex West Africa 2017. See key industry experts take to the stage as they host specialist sessions and panel discussions around the West African cyber security industry.

This year’s event brought together over 80 senior members and stakeholders from the private and public sector to learn about important developments, key trends, cutting-edge technology and discuss the latest risks and threats facing the future of the industry.

Speakers included leading experts from prominent cyber security firms and government agencies such as KPMG, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ernst & Young, G3, CSEAN, Interpol and more. 

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The 2018 Agenda for WACSS will be released closer to the show.

Please see the WACSS agenda for 2017 below:

The West African Cyber Security Summit

Time Description Speaker
10.00 - 10.30

Opening Ceremony and Address: Cyber, National Strategy

Honourable Commissioner

Lagos State, Ministry of Science & Technology

10.30 - 11.00

Goodwill Address

C. Achumba Allwell

Secretary to the Council, Computer Professionals

11.00 - 11.30

Current Threats and Future Trends

The evolving cyber threat landscape

Remi Afon

President, CSEAN

11.30 - 12.00

Cyber Security Governance Imperatives for a Successful Digital West Africa

Alex Ogbole

Cyber Crime Section Economic and Financial Crimes Commission



Live hacking session taking place

Victor Idonor

Upgraded Era

14.30 - 15.00

Corporate Security, Protecting Nigeria's banking System

Olufon Muyiwa

Manager Cyber Risk, Ernst & Young

15.00 - 15.30

Managing Cyber Risk - An inclusive Approach

Using case studies to identify how past incidents could have been prevented or handled better 

Malcolm Taylor

Head of Cyber Security, G3

15.30 - 16.00

Training the next generation of Nigerian's in the Security Sector

Dr Ismaila Idris



CEO's - How to lead cyber

Mike Popham

Program Director, Technologies Platform Business Resources Limited

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