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WACSS 2021

WACSS 2021

BELOW YOU WILL FIND THE AGENDA FOR WEST AFRICAN CYBER SECURITY SUMMIT 2021

Each year we carefully select several key topics and themes relevant to the current industry and invite dignitaries and senior market representatives to provide insights and opinions. This year's edition will take place on the 17th of March 2021, alongside Securex West Africa. 

Below you will find a taste of what's to come this year, we will be announcing the full agenda in the coming weeks, but register to attend and you'll get it straight to your inbox. 

The West African Cyber Security Summit 2020

Time Description
8:30-9:30

Registration

9:30-9:40

Welcome Address

George Pearson

Regional Director

Afrocet Montgomery

9:40-10:10

Keynote Address

Building Sustainable Defence through Information & Cyber Security

Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim PhD

Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy

Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy

10:10-10:30

Opening Remarks

Senator (Dr.) Yakubu Oseni

Chairman, Senate Committee on ICT and Cybercrime

Senate of Nigeria

10:30-11:10

Panel Session 1: When the Risk is on the Inside: Exploring Zero Trust

Osioke Ojior

Executive VP & Managing Director for Africa

Aeryus Inc

Griffith Ehebha

Chief Risk Officer

Interswitch

Dr David Isiavwe

Group Head, Operations and Technology

Ecobank Nigeria Limited

Raphael Adaka

Systems Engineer

Palo Alto Networks

11:10-11:40

Keynote Address

Mr Kashifu Abdullahi

Director General/CEO

NITDA

11:40-12:10

Technical Presentation - Cyber Insurance in Nigeria: Are we ready?

Adewale Adeneye

Group Head, Special Risks

Allianz Nigeria

12:10-12:30

Break

12:30-1:00

Keynote Address: The need for Threat Intelligence Analytics in the West African Cybersecurity space

Olawunmi Adetokunbo-Ajayi, PCI QSA, CRISC, CISM, ISA

Partner, Risk Assurance

PricewaterhouseCoopers Nigeria

1:00-2:00

Panel Session 2: Getting Five Steps Ahead of Cyber Threats & Attacks

Zechariah Akinpelu

Manager, Cybersecurity Engineering & Operations

First Bank of Nigeria

Chinatu Uzuegbu

Cyber Security Consultant

RoseTech CyberCrime Solutions Limited

Joshua Adekeye

Snr Partner Specialist - Modern Workplace

Microsoft

Mr Ayoh Ogon

Clerk, Senate Committee on ICT & Cybercrime

National Assembly Abuja

2:00-2:30

Technical Presentation: Cyber Security: A Never Ending Story

Dayo Abegunde

Director

AmourX Halogen

2:30-3:00

Technical Presentation: Securing A Digital Economy in the 21st Century

Hanniel Jafaru

Director of Studies

HAM Institute of Cyber Security (HICS Academy)

3:00-3:15

Recommendations

3:15-4:00

Networking

Moderator

Mr Remi Afon

President

Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria

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