JOHANNESBURG
21 - 25 May 2018

CAPE TOWN
28 & 29 May 2018

Speakers

Alex Cruz Farmer, product manager: security, CloudFlare Alex Cruz Farmer  product manager: security, CloudFlare Security Summit 2018
product manager: security, CloudFlare

Alex Cruz Farmer has over 10 years experience in Security from both an Enterprise and Service Provider background.

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Alex Cruz Farmer, product manager: security, CloudFlare
Amanda Hechter, independent consultant Amanda Hechter  managing consultant, Mobius Consulting Security Summit 2018
managing consultant, Mobius Consulting

Amanda Hechter, who will be co-presenting, has extensive consulting experience, specifically in the identity and access governance field and related disciplines.

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Amanda Hechter, independent consultant
Andrew Whittaker, practice lead, Ubusha Andrew Whittaker  practice lead, Ubusha Security Summit 2018
practice lead, Ubusha

Andrew Whittaker - As practice lead at Ubusha Technologies, Andrew is responsible for researching industry trends and integrating new concepts into the Ubusha "Protection of Access to Information" solution delivery model, including educating customers of these industry trends and assisting them to make strategic planning decisions for their ICT investments.

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Andrew Whittaker, practice lead, Ubusha
Anna Collard, Founder and MD, Popcorn Training Anna Collard  Founder and MD, Popcorn Training Security Summit 2018
Founder and MD, Popcorn Training

Anna Collard is founder and MD of Popcorn Training, which promotes IT and information security awareness training by using innovative, story-based techniques.

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Anna Collard, Founder and MD, Popcorn Training
Antonio Forzieri, cyber security practice lead, Global, Symantec Antonio Forzieri  cyber security practice lead, Global, Symantec Security Summit 2018
cyber security practice lead, Global, Symantec

At Symantec Antonio Forzieri is responsible for the cyber security offering for EMEA from a technology perspective.

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Antonio Forzieri, cyber security practice lead, Global, Symantec
April C. Wright, senior security and compliance manager, Verizon Wirelin April C. Wright  Senior manager: information security and compliance, Verizon (USA) Security Summit 2018
Senior manager: information security and compliance, Verizon (USA)

April C Wright is an author, teacher, community leader, and hacker who has been a generalist for the last 25+ years, breaking, making, fixing, and defending "all the things" while playing security roles on offensive, defensive, operational, and development teams throughout her career.

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April C. Wright, senior security and compliance manager, Verizon Wirelin
Bright G Mawudor (Dr), head of cyber security services, IS Bright G Mawudor (Dr)  head of cyber security services, IS Security Summit 2018
head of cyber security services, IS

Dr Bright G Mawudor is a cyber security researcher with over 10 years’ experience in the industry.

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Bright G Mawudor (Dr), head of cyber security services, IS
Christo van Staden, regional manager, Forcepoint Christo van Staden  regional manager, Forcepoint Security Summit 2018
regional manager, Forcepoint

Christo van Staden is a well-established Information Security Specialist figure in the local South African and Sub-Saharan market.

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Christo van Staden, regional manager, Forcepoint
Clement Monakhisi, senior manager – IAM and data application security, IBM Security Clement Monakhisi  senior manager – IAM and data application security, IBM Security Security Summit 2018
senior manager – IAM and data application security, IBM Security

Led multiple Identity and Access Management implementation projects in financial services, government and health sectors locally and across the globe.

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Clement Monakhisi, senior manager – IAM and data application security, IBM Security
Corien Vermaak, Independent IT law specialist Corien Vermaak  Independent IT law specialist Security Summit 2018
Independent IT law specialist

IT law specialist by trade, Vermaak has spent many years working in ICT and representing multinationals.

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Corien Vermaak, Independent IT law specialist
Darron Gibbard, chief technical security officer, EMEA, Qualys Darron Gibbard  chief technical security officer, EMEA, Qualys Security Summit 2018
chief technical security officer, EMEA, Qualys

Before joining Qualys as CTSO, I spent the past 25+ years working for a variety of payment services, media and telco organisations providing cyber, IT and Information security thought leadership and subject matter expertise.

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Darron Gibbard, chief technical security officer, EMEA, Qualys
David Luyt, associate, Michalsons David Luyt  associate, Michalsons Security Summit 2018
associate, Michalsons

David believes that less is more when it comes to the law.

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David Luyt, associate, Michalsons
Professor David Taylor, privacy and security strategist, veteran IT lawyer, ex law professor, recognised speaker David Taylor (Professor)  security strategist and IT attorney Security Summit 2018
security strategist and IT attorney

Over 20 years of front-line experience in IT and Law. David has hands-on knowledge of technologies and their relationship with law and compliance.

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Professor David Taylor, privacy and security strategist, veteran IT lawyer, ex law professor, recognised speaker
Davina Myburgh, director: product, innovation solutions group, Transunion Davina Myburgh  director: product, innovation solutions group, Transunion Security Summit 2018
director: product, innovation solutions group, Transunion

Davina Myburgh leads the product team in TransUnion Africa, delivering solutions across consumer, commercial, insurance and Africa verticals.

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Davina Myburgh, director: product, innovation solutions group, Transunion
Eleanor Weaver, Country manager Africa, Darktrace Eleanor Weaver  Country manager Africa, Darktrace Security Summit 2018
Country manager Africa, Darktrace

Eleanor Weaver is country manager for Africa at Darktrace.

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Eleanor Weaver, Country manager Africa, Darktrace
Gareth James, network and security specialist, VMware sub-Saharan Africa Gareth James  network and security specialist, VMware sub-Saharan Africa Security Summit 2018
network and security specialist, VMware sub-Saharan Africa

Gareth James is a network and security specialist at VMware. In this role, he is directly responsible for accelerating the adoption of VMware’s Network and Security solutions in the sub-Saharan African region, a strategic initiative for VMware.

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Gareth James, network and security specialist, VMware sub-Saharan Africa
Gideon Petrus Bouwer, Cyberlaw and Criminal law forensics specialist, CYBERLAW FORENSICS (PTY) LTD Gideon Bouwer  cyber law and criminal law forensic specialist, Cyber Law Forensics Security Summit 2018
cyber law and criminal law forensic specialist, Cyber Law Forensics

Gideon Bouwer is an IT law specialist and the MD of cyberlawforensics, an IT law and cyber crime investigative company.

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Gideon Petrus Bouwer, Cyberlaw and Criminal law forensics specialist, CYBERLAW FORENSICS (PTY) LTD
Greg Griessel Greg Griessel  consulting systems engineer, security solutions, Cisco Southern Africa Security Summit 2018
consulting systems engineer, security solutions, Cisco Southern Africa

Greg Griessel Consulting Systems Engineer, Security Solutions, Cisco Southern Africa Greg Griessel is a Consulting Systems Engineer with Cisco Southern Africa specialising in Security.

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Greg Griessel
 Gus Clarke  head of cyber security, TYMEDigital by CommonWealth Bank SA Security Summit 2018
head of cyber security, TYMEDigital by CommonWealth Bank SA

Gus Clarke is head of cyber security at TymeDigital by Commonwealth Bank of South Africa, SA’s newest bank since 1999.

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Helge Husemann, product marketing manager EMEA, Malwarebytes Helge Husemann  product marketing manager EMEA, Malwarebytes Security Summit 2018
product marketing manager EMEA, Malwarebytes

Helge Husemann is a Security Expert on a mission: protecting businesses from malware. Husemann has spent the past 15 years immersed in technology and has been focusing in on the ways that malware disrupts, disables and destroys businesses.

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Helge Husemann, product marketing manager EMEA, Malwarebytes
Herman Young, group CISO, Investec Herman Young  group CISO, Investec Security Summit 2018
group CISO, Investec

Herman Young has been hacking and defending organisations for over 20 years now.

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Herman Young, group CISO, Investec
Jacqueline Fick (Advocate) Jacqueline Fick (Advocate)  executive head: forensic services, Cell C Security Summit 2018
executive head: forensic services, Cell C

Jacqueline Fick is currently employed by Cell C as executive head: Forensic Services (Head of Department) and has also temporarily managed the Information Security portfolio.

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Jacqueline Fick (Advocate)
Jason Jordaan, principal forensic scientist and MD, DFIRLABS Jason Jordaan  principal forensic scientist and MD, DFIRLABS Security Summit 2018
principal forensic scientist and MD, DFIRLABS

Jason Jordaan is considered a leading authority in the field of digital forensics and cyber crime investigation and prevention, in a forensics career that began in 1991.

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Jason Jordaan, principal forensic scientist and MD, DFIRLABS
Jason Suttie, head of engineering, The Foundery: RMB's disruption and innovation unit Jason Suttie  head of engineering, The Foundery: RMB’s disruption and innovation unit Security Summit 2018
head of engineering, The Foundery: RMB’s disruption and innovation unit

Born in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) Jason grew up spending large amounts of his time writing programmes in any programming language he could get his hands on.

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Jason Suttie, head of engineering, The Foundery: RMB's disruption and innovation unit
 Jayson Street  VP: infosec, SphereNY Security Summit 2018
VP: infosec, SphereNY

Jayson E Street is the author of Dissecting the Hack. He is also the DEFCON Group’s global coordinator.

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Jeremy Matthews, regional manager, Panda Security Jeremy Matthews  regional manager, Panda Security Security Summit 2018
regional manager, Panda Security

Originally from the UK, Jeremy Matthews is a 20-year veteran of the local IT industry, with a range of experience covering enterprise software sales, application integration, Web enablement and IT security.

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Jeremy Matthews, regional manager, Panda Security
John Maynard, vice  president & EMEAR lead, cyber security, CISCO John Maynard  vice president & EMEAR lead, cyber security, CISCO Security Summit 2018
vice president & EMEAR lead, cyber security, CISCO

John Maynard is a Cisco technology and cybersecurity leader in EMEAR with a proven track record of delivering security sales results globally. His deep technology and security experience spans over 17 years working in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, Asia Pacific and Japan.

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John Maynard, vice  president & EMEAR lead, cyber security, CISCO
Jonathan Coetzee, security engineer, Telic Jonathan Coetzee  security engineer, Telic Security Summit 2018
security engineer, Telic

During his career, Jonathan Coetzee has been involved in a number of fields with a security focus, including penetration testing and software development.

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Jonathan Coetzee, security engineer, Telic
Keith de Swardt, CEO, 4IR Consulting Keith de Swardt  CEO, 4IR Consulting Security Summit 2018
CEO, 4IR Consulting

Keith has many years of business experience both locally and internationally, having held senior management positions in the banking industry.

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Keith de Swardt, CEO, 4IR Consulting
Keitumetsi Tsotetsi, consultant, PwC Keitumetsi Tsotetsi  Cyber security risk assurance consultant, PwC Security Summit 2018
Cyber security risk assurance consultant, PwC

She takes part in cyber maturity assessments and advisory, user awareness programmes, penetration testing and social engineering for industries including financial services, public services, telecommunications, logistics and mining.

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Keitumetsi Tsotetsi, consultant, PwC
Kovelin Naidoo, cybersecurity officer, First National Bank Kovelin Naidoo  cybersecurity officer, First National Bank Security Summit 2018
cybersecurity officer, First National Bank

Kovelin Naidoo is a senior cyber security strategist within the field of critical infrastructure security, privacy and risk management within varying markets.

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Kovelin Naidoo, cybersecurity officer, First National Bank
Kudakwashe Charandura, director cyber security, SizweNtsalubaGobodo Kudakwashe Charandura  director cyber security, SizweNtsalubaGobodo Security Summit 2018
director cyber security, SizweNtsalubaGobodo

Kudakwashe Charandura is a seasoned IT audit, risk and cyber security professional with at least 15 years ‘experience.

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Kudakwashe Charandura, director cyber security, SizweNtsalubaGobodo
Lydie Nogol, senior manager: information security, MTN Cameroon Lydie Nogol  senior manager: information security, MTN Cameroon Security Summit 2018
senior manager: information security, MTN Cameroon

Network and security engineer with 14 years' experience, Lydie Nogol is an information security manager in a leading telecoms company in Central Africa, in charge of implementing information security programmes company-wide.

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Lydie Nogol, senior manager: information security, MTN Cameroon
Maeson Maherry, chief solutions officer, LAWtrust Maeson Maherry  chief solutions officer, LAWtrust Security Summit 2018
chief solutions officer, LAWtrust

Co-founder of the LAWtrust business 11 years ago which set out to become the leader in identity based security in South Africa.

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Maeson Maherry, chief solutions officer, LAWtrust
Maletsema Phofu, information security & investigations manager, Eskom Holdings SOC Maletsema Phofu  Independent Security Summit 2018
Independent

Maletsema has a software development background and has since moved on to acquire skills and experience in areas of information management, contracts management, business process development and improvement, strategy development and implementation, incident management, IT continuity management, delivery of projects, IT governance, risk management and compliance.

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Maletsema Phofu, information security & investigations manager, Eskom Holdings SOC
Manuel Corregedor, COO, Telspace Systems Manuel Corregedor  Chief operating officer, Telspace Systems Security Summit 2018
Chief operating officer, Telspace Systems

Manuel Corregedor is COO at Telspace Systems. He has a passion for information security and, over the years, has gained significant knowledge and experience in both the technical (operational) and management areas of information security.

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Manuel Corregedor, COO, Telspace Systems
Maria Pienaar, co-founder, managing partner, Blue Label Ventures Maria Pienaar  co-founder, managing partner, Blue Label Ventures Security Summit 2018
co-founder, managing partner, Blue Label Ventures

A former CIO at Cell C, Maria Pienaar brings two decades of experience working in the San Francisco and Silicon Valley tech industry to Blue Label Ventures.

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Maria Pienaar, co-founder, managing partner, Blue Label Ventures
Martin Potgieter, co-founder and technical director, NClose Martin Potgieter  co-founder and technical director, NClose Security Summit 2018
co-founder and technical director, NClose

With over 15 years of experience in cyber security, Martin’s experience ranges from performing offensive assessments to delivering operational security services.

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Martin Potgieter, co-founder and technical director, NClose
Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer, F-Secure Mikko Hypponen  chief research officer, F-Secure Security Summit 2018
chief research officer, F-Secure

Mikko Hypponen is a global security expert.

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Mikko Hypponen, chief research officer, F-Secure
Muyowa Mutemwa, RAD: senior cyber security specialist, CSIR Muyowa Mutemwa  RAD: senior cyber security specialist, CSIR Security Summit 2018
RAD: senior cyber security specialist, CSIR

Mutemwa has five years working experience with Telkom SA as a strategy architect in various roles such as designing data centre networks, user-access networks and storage networks.

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Muyowa Mutemwa, RAD: senior cyber security specialist, CSIR
Neil Thacker, CISO, EMEA, Netskope Neil Thacker  CISO, EMEA, Netskope Security Summit 2018
CISO, EMEA, Netskope

Neil Thacker CISSP, CIPP/E, CEH & OPST is CISO, EMEA for Netskope, has 20 years’ experience in the information security industry, with 10 years’ financial services experience in the insurance and banking arena.

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Neil Thacker, CISO, EMEA, Netskope
Nithen Naidoo,  CIO and co-founder, Snode Nithen Naidoo  CIO and co-founder, Snode Security Summit 2018
CIO and co-founder, Snode

Nithen Naidoo, CIO and co-founder of Snode, has over 12 years of experience providing cyber security services in numerous countries, including the US, UK, Germany, the UAE, Nigeria, Vietnam and Egypt.

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Nithen Naidoo,  CIO and co-founder, Snode
Nkosana Mbokane, CEO, TechnoChange Solutions Nkosana Mbokane  CEO, TechnoChange Solutions Security Summit 2018
CEO, TechnoChange Solutions

Nkosana Mbokane is CEO of Technochange Solutions, the ICT organisation that advises some fortune 500 companies on corporate governance, IT governance, IT strategic planning and enterprise risk management.

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Nkosana Mbokane, CEO, TechnoChange Solutions
Nozipho Mngomezulu, partner:  technology, media, telecommunications & intellectual property practice, Webber Wentzel Nozipho Mngomezulu  partner: technology, media, telecommunications & intellectual property practice, Webber Wentzel Security Summit 2018
partner: technology, media, telecommunications & intellectual property practice, Webber Wentzel

Nozipho Mngomezulu has extensive experience advising both local and international clients on all matters relating to the commercial and regulatory aspects of the telecommunications, broadcasting, media and technology environment in South Africa.

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Nozipho Mngomezulu, partner:  technology, media, telecommunications & intellectual property practice, Webber Wentzel
Okyerebea Ampofo-Anti, partner in the dispute resolution practice, Webber Wentzel Okyerebea Ampofo-Anti  partner in the dispute resolution practice, Webber Wentzel Security Summit 2018
partner in the dispute resolution practice, Webber Wentzel

Okyerebea Ampofo-Anti specialises in all aspects of media law and public law. Her vast experience includes providing advice on defamation law, print and electronic media law, data protection law and compliance with the Protection of Personal Information Act.

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Okyerebea Ampofo-Anti, partner in the dispute resolution practice, Webber Wentzel
Olivier Pinchard, senior security solutions engineer, Rapid7 Olivier Pinchard  senior security solutions engineer, Rapid7 Security Summit 2018
senior security solutions engineer, Rapid7

Olivier Pinchard focuses on vulnerability and threat management, application and network security.

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Olivier Pinchard, senior security solutions engineer, Rapid7
O’Shea Bowens, security operations expert, Novartis O’Shea Bowens  security operations expert, Novartis Security Summit 2018
security operations expert, Novartis

O’Shea Bowens is an information security enthusiast with a decade of information security experience.

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O’Shea Bowens, security operations expert, Novartis
 Owen Bredan  technology visionary and a proven information security leader Security Summit 2018
technology visionary and a proven information security leader

Owen Bredan is a technology visionary and a proven information security leader with success in guiding implementation of leading-edge technology solutions while balancing security initiatives to risks, business operations and innovations.

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Patrick Ryan, MD, Mobius Consulting Patrick Ryan  managing director, Mobius Consulting and Phinity Risk Solutions Security Summit 2018
managing director, Mobius Consulting and Phinity Risk Solutions

Patrick Ryan (CISM, CISA, CRISC, ITIL) has 18 years of IT management consulting experience, which has provided insight into a multitude of industries, business practices and technologies.

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Patrick Ryan, MD, Mobius Consulting
Paul Beyleveld, consulting systems engineer, Cisco Security Sales Paul Beyleveld  consulting systems engineer, Cisco Security Sales Security Summit 2018
consulting systems engineer, Cisco Security Sales

Paul Beyleveld is a Consulting Systems Engineer for Cisco Security Sales looking after the sub-Saharan region.

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Paul Beyleveld, consulting systems engineer, Cisco Security Sales
Peter Tobin, CEO, Peter Tobin Consultancy Peter Tobin (Dr)  Director, Peter Tobin Consultancy Security Summit 2018
Director, Peter Tobin Consultancy

Dr Peter Tobin is a highly experienced facilitator and consultant, having delivered over 200 workshops and conference presentations in over a dozen countries since 1994.

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Peter Tobin, CEO, Peter Tobin Consultancy
Praven Pillay, managing director, Maxtec Praven Pillay  managing director, Maxtec Security Summit 2018
managing director, Maxtec

Praven Pillay holds the position of managing director at Maxtec.

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Praven Pillay, managing director, Maxtec
Richard Bailey, IT director, Virgin Active South Africa Richard Bailey  IT director, Virgin Active South Africa Security Summit 2018
IT director, Virgin Active South Africa

Richard Bailey, IT director at Virgin Active South Africa, is responsible for the full ICT portfolio.

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Richard Bailey, IT director, Virgin Active South Africa
Rodrigo Branco, senior principal security researcher, Intel Corporation Rodrigo Branco  senior principal security researcher, Intel Corporation Security Summit 2018
senior principal security researcher, Intel Corporation

Rodrigo Rubira Branco (BSDaemon) works as senior principal security Rresearcher at Intel Corporation in the Security Centre of Excellence where he leads (technical) the teams responsible for the advanced security of Client Segment (Core SoC and PCH), BIOS and IoT SoC.

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Rodrigo Branco, senior principal security researcher, Intel Corporation
Russell Opland, global privacy (POPIA) business expert Russell Opland  global privacy ("POPIA") business expert Security Summit 2018
global privacy ("POPIA") business expert

Russell Opland has designed, implemented, and led privacy and information security programmes for extremely large and prestigious organisations in the US for over 10 years, serving as their chief privacy and information security officer.

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Russell Opland, global privacy (POPIA) business expert
Ryan Hogarth, speaker, writer and podcaster Ryan Hogarth  speaker, writer and podcaster Security Summit 2018
speaker, writer and podcaster

Ryan Hogarth is the author of the recently published "How to Win Influence & Friend People".

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Ryan Hogarth, speaker, writer and podcaster
Samantha Buchler, data privacy specialist, Deloitte Samantha Buchler  data privacy specialist, Deloitte Security Summit 2018
data privacy specialist, Deloitte

Samantha is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa as well as a Certified Information Privacy Manager with the International Association of Privacy Professionals

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Samantha Buchler, data privacy specialist, Deloitte
Samresh Ramjith, director cyber security, EY Samresh Ramjith  director cyber security, EY Security Summit 2018
director cyber security, EY

With a career rooted in system engineering, Samresh started his career in telecommunications – implementing Value Added Systems for the major carriers in South Africa.

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Samresh Ramjith, director cyber security, EY
Scott Manson, cyber security leader for Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Cisco Systems International Scott Manson  cyber security leader for Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Cisco Systems International Security Summit 2018
cyber security leader for Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Cisco Systems International

Scott Manson leads Cisco’s Cyber Security Sales and Operations across the Middle East, Africa and Turkey region.

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Scott Manson, cyber security leader for Middle East, Africa and Turkey, Cisco Systems International
Stewart K. Bertram, director threat intelligence and professional services, Digital Shadows Stewart K. Bertram  director threat intelligence and professional services, Digital Shadows Security Summit 2018
director threat intelligence and professional services, Digital Shadows

Stewart is the Director of Professional Service at Digital Shadows and responsible for any project undertaken by the organisation that falls outside of the core SearchLight™ offering.

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Stewart K. Bertram, director threat intelligence and professional services, Digital Shadows
Tiaan van Schalkwyk, Associate director: Deloitte, Risk Advisory Africa Tiaan van Schalkwyk  Associate director: Deloitte, Risk Advisory Africa Security Summit 2018
Associate director: Deloitte, Risk Advisory Africa

With over 18 years of experience in information security and privacy, Tiaan van Schalkwyk is associate director: Deloitte, Risk Advisory Africa.

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Tiaan van Schalkwyk, Associate director: Deloitte, Risk Advisory Africa
Tommy Thompson, lead consultant - OT cybersecurity, NClose Tommy Thompson  lead consultant - OT cybersecurity, NClose Security Summit 2018
lead consultant - OT cybersecurity, NClose

Tommy Thompson is a passionate IT security professional with close on 15 years’ experience.

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Tommy Thompson, lead consultant - OT cybersecurity, NClose
 Vasilis Polychronidis  CEO, iCrypto Security Summit 2018
CEO, iCrypto

Vasilis Polychronidis is the CEO of iCrypto, a US Based Identity management platform solutions company.

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Vincent Mello, manager: system administration and risk management, Rand Water Vincent Mello  manager: system administration and risk management, Rand Water Security Summit 2018
manager: system administration and risk management, Rand Water

Vincent Mello is an IT professional

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Vincent Mello, manager: system administration and risk management, Rand Water

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