21 - 25 May 2018

28 & 29 May 2018


Eleanor Weaver, Country manager Africa, Darktrace

Eleanor Weaver

Country manager Africa, Darktrace

Eleanor Weaver is country manager for Africa at Darktrace. She joined Darktrace shortly after the company was founded and helped it to grow the client base that now includes over 1 000 deployments globally. She was asked to take over African operations in June 2016, and has been country manager Africa since then, with offices based in Johannesburg. She holds a master's degree in commerce from UCT and was part of the Graduate Program at Exeter Oil.

Eleanor Weaver will be speaking on the following topic:

Everything you need to know about the expected impact of artificial intelligence in cyber crime

This presentation will cover the upcoming and prominent changes in cyber security as a result of the rise of automation, self-learning machines and improving artificial intelligence.

  • How artificial intelligence has impacted profoundly the future Internet and how this has paved the way for digital criminal activity
  • Why these technologies have changed the complexity of business and protection, and how current defenders are being outpaced
  • How machine learning and advanced mathematics act as tools for handling this complexity
  • Real-life examples and applications of attacks unveiled
  • How you can best protect your organisation from such attacks


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