Venisha Nayagar

Director: Information Security and Risk Management, CRYPT IT

Venisha is a motivated, skilled and experienced information security and risk professional with multitude of hands-on experience in various industries and security strategies globally. She is currently MD of CRYPT IT Information Security and Risk, specializing in practical and tailored consulting services. Venisha was previously a CISO responsible for the global cyber security function for the group. She is a certified and qualified professional with implementation experience of cyber security, governance and information risk strategies linked to digital advancements. She has won various awards including the 2017 Cyber Leader Award Africa CISO and the Women Cyber Security Leader Award- MESA council - CISO 100 in 2018.

Venisha Nayagar will be speaking on the following topic:

Panel discussion How do you increase user awareness and keep your workforce 'cyberfit'?
  • Understanding cyberpsychology: what is the impact of human behaviour on security within your organisation?
  • How do you demonstrate to users the risks on a business and personal level, e.g. what happens if you click on a link?
  • How do you design and implement an effective, ongoing phishing awareness campaign?
  • Creating a culture of reporting security incidents based on trust and understanding rather than fear

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