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Join us at the 15th Annual ITWeb Security Summit 2020 and showcase your products and solutions to the largest audience of information and cybersecurity professionals in South Africa.

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Attend this VIRTUAL event and hear the latest updates from over 50 international and local information and cybersecurity experts!



Due to the continuing uncertainty as to when large gatherings and events will be allowed to take place this year, ITWeb has taken the decision to turn this year’s Security Summit into a virtual event.

As an attendee, you will get access to four days of jam-packed content, including keynotes, track sessions, panel discussions, workshops and interactive group sessions!

Our registration fees have also been adjusted to reflect this change in format. Pay just one price and get access to all sessions and workshops!

If your budget won’t allow you to attend the full event, you don’t need to miss out completely. Register here for complimentary access to the virtual exhibition, demo labs and breakout sessions!

ITWeb Security Summit 2020

25 to 27 August: Virtual conference & Exhibition
28 August: Virtual workshops
Online

ITWeb’s Security Summit will once again provide a comprehensive update on the latest cyber and information security threats and solutions. Hear new best practices for cloud security, AI, IoT, blockchain, DevSecOps and more. Learn how to evolve your IT security, risk and governance strategy to support your business in the digital age. Get valuable advice on how to shift organisational culture to improve cybersecurity, data privacy and business resilience. And meet with technology providers to discover the latest technologies changing the security and risk landscape. This is THE premier information update and networking platform for CISOs and security, risk and privacy professionals in South Africa.

LATEST NEWS

01 Sep 2020 - by Kirsten Doyle People will always be the weakest link
People will always be the weakest link

The trick is to take people out of the equation as much as possible, says Fortinet's Doros Hadjizenonos.

31 Aug 2020 - by Sibahle Malinga Botnet attacks grow in frequency, variety
Botnet attacks grow in frequency, variety

Citrix’s Andre Combrinck shared tips on how to protect from botnet attacks, at ITWeb's Security Summit.

31 Aug 2020 - by Matthew Burbidge The hidden risks in enterprise VPN
The hidden risks in enterprise VPN

Just how dependable is enterprise VPN technology? It depends on who you ask.

28 Aug 2020 - by Lebone Mano Young hackers tackle COVID-19 security solutions
Young hackers tackle COVID-19 security solutions

Under the theme of ‘hacking the virus’, young coders at this year’s ITWeb Security Summit Hackathon got to grips with the challenges presented by the pandemic.

28 Aug 2020 - by Matthew Burbidge Survival of the fastest
Survival of the fastest

Cloud brings its own security challenges, but you have to start somewhere, says CrowdStrike's Yassin Watlal.

27 Aug 2020 - by Kirsten Doyle Governments must collaborate with allies to fight cyber threats
Governments must collaborate with allies to fight cyber threats

Government intelligence agencies are shielded from retaliation and prosecution to a certain extent, as attribution is difficult.

27 Aug 2020 - by Admire Moyo Insider risks prove costly
Insider risks prove costly

Securing an organisations starts with securing its people, says Ran Pugach of Ava Security.

27 Aug 2020 - by Kirsten Doyle You will be breached, but how will you handle it?
You will be breached, but how will you handle it?

One big mistake organisations often make when it comes to incident response is that they act too quickly, or too rashly.

27 Aug 2020 - by Sibahle Malinga If any business is not online 24/7, it’s in trouble
If any business is not online 24/7, it’s in trouble

If an organisation’s customers are not able to buy online, 24 hours a day, they are already buying from its competitors, warns Custodiet’s Steve Jump.

27 Aug 2020 - by Matthew Burbidge Why are people still getting phished?
Why are people still getting phished?

How you deal with a staff member who clicks a phishing link is a key part of your security posture.

26 Aug 2020 - by Chris Tredger Balancing ethics and privacy rights amid COVID-19
Balancing ethics and privacy rights amid COVID-19

PwC’s Yvette du Toit presents at ITWeb Security Summit 2020.

26 Aug 2020 - by Simnikiwe Mzekandaba Information Regulator eyes bigger budget amid surge in data breaches
Information Regulator eyes bigger budget amid surge in data breaches

A well-funded Information Regulator will go a long way to giving the POPI Act its powers, says attorney and Information Regulator member Sizwe Snail ka Mtuze.

26 Aug 2020 - by Admire Moyo Only 17 out of 54 African states have data privacy laws
Only 17 out of 54 African states have data privacy laws

An information security expert tells the ITWeb Security Summit 2020 that African countries are lagging in enacting data protection laws.

26 Aug 2020 - by Kirsten Doyle Incident response requires getting foundational processes right
Incident response requires getting foundational processes right

In the aftermath of a security incident, there is a very fine line between not communicating enough and communicating too much.

26 Aug 2020 - by Chris Tredger Lessons from Iraq for cyber security analysts
Lessons from Iraq for cyber security analysts

George Beebe, CFTNI director, says cyber specialists can learn from mistakes made by experts in other fields.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER IN FOCUS THIS WEEK

Roger A. Grimes

Data-Driven Defence Evangelist, KnowBe4

Roger A. Grimes is a 30-year computer security consultant, instructor, holder of dozens of computer certifications and author of 11 books and over 1,000 magazine articles on computer security. He has spoken at many of the world’s biggest computer security conferences, been in Newsweek™ magazine, appeared on television, been interviewed for NPR’s All Things Considered™, the Wall Street Journal and been a guest on dozens of radio shows and podcasts. He has worked at some of the world’s largest computer security companies, including Foundstone, McAfee and Microsoft. He has consulted for hundreds of companies, from the largest to the smallest, around the world. He has been the weekly security columnist for InfoWorld and CSO magazines since 2005.

TRACKS

This track takes a strategic look at how to raise awareness of cyber security throughout your business and encourage a culture shift whereby all employees take responsibility for security. Incident response at a strategic level and the changing role of security professionals will also be discussed.

This track will provide an update on data privacy and the legislation designed to enforce it, both local and global. It also examines how to integrate cyber risk into your information risk strategy.

These tracks will focus on the latest technology developments and the implications they have for information and cyber security. Some of the subjects covered include: AI, blockchain, cloud, IOT, containerisation, mobile devices, DevSecOps and much more.

This track will focus on the offensive and defensive tools, technologies and strategies your blue and red teams should be considering. Topics include incident response, threat hunting and vulnerability management.

This track looks at how disruptive technologies and the advent of 4IR can be used to enhance cyber security as well as how these technologies are adding a new level of complexity for security professionals.

Join senior executives from leading security solutions providers as they present on a topical, security-related theme and invite you to take part in a discussion.

View the latest security products and solutions in a virtual lab, which will allow you to view their capabilities first-hand and ask questions.

Secure your marketing ROI for 2020 at ITWeb Security Summit

ITWeb Security Summit 2020 is a landmark year - the 15th annual event for industry: we listen to our market and we consistently deliver on a campaign and event platform that speaks to your ultimate goal – ROI. This year, in response to Covid 19, ITWeb Security Summit is going virtual – a dream come true for B2B marketers. ITWeb virtual Security Summit 2020 offers you an exhilarating platform, rich with features including branded and interactive booths, live chat, video chat, downloadable content and networking spaces – the ideal lead-nurturing environment.

Top international, African and local speakers will again ensure this summit continues to build on its legacy as the ‘must attend’ gathering for every IT, security and business decision-maker who is serious about promoting excellence in information security to the benefit of his/her company and the information security community as a whole.

Don’t let your brand be left out of the mix! Book your virtual booth at ITWeb Security Summit 2020 and join us to -

  • Set your offerings apart
  • Showcase your products using rich interactive tools including discussion forums, product demos, chats and videos
  • Engage better with prospects
  • Personalise and customise your interaction to leave lasting impressions on visitors
  • Maximise your outreach
  • Track logins, downloads and clicks at your virtual booth
  • Show measurable ROI with a data-driven approach

Contact Debbie Visser today for a detailed proposal outlining options available: debbiev@itweb.co.za

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