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Event Summary

As the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic continues to spread worldwide, cyber-threat actors are trying to capitalize on the global health crisis and the heightened sense of uncertainty, doubt and fear by creating malware or launching attacks with a COVID-19 theme. In addition, many organisations have had to radically change their way of working almost overnight, with most employees now working from home. If appropriate security measures are not in place, this can fundamentally increase the risk of cyber security attacks.

Consequently, it has never been more vital to remain aware of the methods and tools in use by attackers and the state-of-the-art in best practices and technologies available to security practitioners. ITWeb Security Summit 2020 draws on the insights of industry experts, analysts and end users to deliver an agenda aligned with the specific threats and opportunities facing African CISOs, security specialists, risk officers and CIOs.

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Top international, African and local speakers will again ensure that this summit – the 15th annual information security event from ITWeb – 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.

Why should you sponsor?

ITWeb’s Security Summit is THE South African business event of choice in the information security industry. The 2019 event was attended by over 650 delegates and had over 45 sponsors represented. The 2020 event aims to deliver a high-profile conference and business exhibition in a virtual format that will equip delegates with tools to tackle today’s mission-critical security objectives in the wake of the Covid 19 pandemic.

ITWeb Security Summit 2020 provides you with a virtual platform to not only showcase but also to demo your security solutions, services and technologies to qualified senior level decision makers. Our virtual booths allow you to provide a meeting place for attendees to visit and get more information on your products and solutions. Data on who has visited your booth will be provided to you after the event for you to actively follow up on.

In addition, the virtual format allows us to offer our sponsors the option to engage further with attendees via one of the following:

Breakout sessions – a smaller group of delegates will join you in a 30-minute session to discuss a specific security-related topic of your choice and moderated by one of your senior executives.

Learning/demo labs – demonstrate your product or solution in a virtual lab, allowing delegates to view its capabilities first hand and ask questions.

Our campaign provides you with exposure before, during and after the event using ITWeb’s communication channels, including ITWeb Online, Brainstorm and other business press.

ITWeb Security Summit 2020 Virtual Event

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

Position your brand as a serious player in the information security space and take advantage of the marketing opportunities available to you.

  • Engage with information security experts from all over the world
  • Connect with potential buyers
  • Share knowledge, ideas, technologies and opinions with key industry players
  • Explore industry trends and recent developments to help you keep ahead of your competition
  • Launch and promote new products, services and solutions
  • Recruit new customers

Key Objectives

Information security isn't just an IT issue anymore – it's everyone's business!

Executives responsible for securing their organisation's assets and infrastructure, experienced information security professionals and newcomers attend ITWeb Security Summit to:

  • Identify threats: Explore security threats to your business
  • Recognise opportunities: Take advantage of opportunities and remain competitive
  • Create awareness: Combat user ignorance and stay up-to-date on issues and solutions
  • Mitigate risk: Manage the challenge of regulatory compliance, policies and procedures
  • Safeguard assets: Protect critical infrastructure through effective intrusion prevention strategies
  • Learn what works and what doesn’t: Get insight into successful security strategies and best practices
  • Experience it: Witness demonstrations of IT security tools and techniques
  • Explore options: Find out about the wide range of innovative security products and solutions
  • Exchange ideas: Network with peers and industry experts in the field of information security

Is this your target market?

CIOs, CTOs, CISOs, IT Directors, Network Architects & Managers, Middle to Senior IT Management, Heads of Departments, Risk Managers, Auditors, Practitioners of Information Security, and Senior Business and IT Executives across all industries whose jobs include enterprise-security responsibilities and critical infrastructure protection.

Those charged with developing and implementing their organisation's information security programs, including:

  • CEOs/Managing Directors
  • Senior Business Executives whose jobs include enterprise-security responsibilities
  • Senior Business Executives whose jobs include critical infrastructure protection
  • Information Security Managers and Directors
  • Information Security Staff
  • Network and Systems Security Administrators
  • Enterprise Security Architects
  • Business Continuity Managers
  • Data Security Professionals
  • IT Auditors

Those accountable for information security within their areas of expertise, including:

  • CIOs
  • IT/MIS Staff
  • Internet Security Managers
  • Systems Planners and Analysts
  • Security Analysts
  • Systems Administrators
  • Software and Application Developers
  • Engineers
  • Technical and Support Specialists
  • Systems Integrators
  • Web Masters
  • Strategic Planners

If you have a solution, product or technology in one of the following areas then ITWeb Security Summit is the platform for you

  • Access Control
  • Anti Virus & Content Security
  • Anti-Hacking
  • AV Malware
  • Biometrics
  • Business Continuity Management
  • CIIP Solutions
  • Cloud Security
  • Communication Security
  • Computer Forensics
  • Computer Remote Control
  • Content Inspection / Filtering
  • Content Security
  • Crypto Algorithms
  • Cyber Crime
  • Cyber Warfare
  • Data Storage
  • Defence Industry Supplier
  • Disaster Recovery
  • Education & Training
  • Electronic Access Equipment
  • Encryption Application / Devices
  • Enterprise Network Solution Provider
  • Enterprise Security Management
  • Firewalls
  • Forensic Labs
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Information Risk Management
  • Information Security Consultants
  • Internet Data Centre
  • Internet Security
  • Intrusion Prevention Systems
  • ISPs
  • Managed Security Services
  • Network Security
  • Network Security & Management
  • Online Financial Attacks
  • PCI and Compliance
  • Phishing
  • PKI
  • Risk Management
  • Security Operations Systems
  • Smart Card & RFID Technology
  • Software Application Developers
  • SPAM and Spyware
  • Threat Evolution and Response
  • Threat Modelling
  • Virtualisation and Security
  • Vulnerability Management Solutions
  • WAN Optimisation
  • Web Security
  • Wireless Security

ITWeb Security Summit 2020 - Virtual Event Sponsorship Table

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

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