Anna Collard is founder and MD of Popcorn Training, which promotes IT and information security awareness training by using innovative, story-based techniques. Collard has been working in the information security field for 15 years, assisting corporates across South Africa, Europe and the US keeping their information assets safe. Collard is a certified information privacy professional, a Certified Information Security Systems Professional, a Certified Information Systems Auditor, an ISO 27001 Implementation & Lead Auditor consultant, and a business analyst. She used to be a Visa/Mastercard Qualified Security Auditor.
The art of "people hacking", or social engineering, uses psychological techniques to trick people into revealing information, installing malicious software or participating in scams. Research has shown that certain personality traits make people more (and less) likely to fall prey to specific attacks or scams. This talk explores the above hypothesis, based on actual research carried out, which combines personality traits and security knowledge and behaviour.
Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ: SYMC), the world's leading cyber security company, is defining the future of cybersecurity by solving the industry's toughest challenges of securing mobile workforces, protecting the cloud, and stopping advanced threats. Organizations around the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure. Symantec operates the world's largest civilian cyber intelligence network, allowing it to see and protect against the most advanced threats. For additional information, please visit www.symantec.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
ASG Africa focuses on solving client challenges around Advanced Endpoint Security including Cyber, Malware and Ransomware attack solutions, Content Disarm and Construct (CDR) technologies, and the Correlation, Auditability and Security aspects of cross-platform Event Log Management including out-of-the-box Compliance capability for standards such as PCI DSS, King III, GDPR, SOX, etc. ASG Africa also offers additional Financial Sector focused solutions on Governance requirements such as for BCBS 239, GDPR and Solvency II, amongst others.
See more at: www.asg.africa.com.
Mimecast (NASDAQ: MIME) makes business email and data safer for more than 29,900 customers and their millions of employees worldwide. Founded in 2003, the company's next-generation cloud-based security, archiving and continuity services protect email and deliver comprehensive email risk management in a single, fully-integrated subscription service.
Mimecast Enterprise Information Archiving unifies email, file and instant messaging data to support e-discovery and give employees fast access to their personal archive via PC, Mac and mobile apps.
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CyberArk is the global leader in privileged access security, a critical layer of IT security to protect data, infrastructure and assets across the enterprise, in the cloud and throughout the DevOps pipeline. CyberArk delivers the industry's most complete solution to reduce risk created by privileged credentials and secrets. The company is trusted by the world's leading organizations, including more than 50 percent of the Fortune 100, to protect against external attackers and malicious insiders.
For more information, please visit www.cyberark.com
Darktrace is the world's leading machine learning company for cyber security. The Enterprise Immune System uses AI algorithms to automatically detect and take action against cyber-threats. A self-configuring platform, Darktrace requires no prior set-up.
Please visit www.darktrace.com
J2 Software is a prominent African Information Security company founded in 2006 to address the need for effective information security, governance, risk and compliance solutions and related services across our continent.
Please visit www.j2.co.za
LAWtrust is Africa's leading cyber security developer, integrator and trust centre operator. Our areas of our expertise include SSL certificates and management, multi factor and mobile authentication, biometrics, Public Key Infrastructure, key management, digital signature solutions, electronic ID documents, secure email, data and database encryption. Millions of sensitive government transactions are secured by the LAWtrust developed eDNA system that combines privileged access management with biometrics and digital signatures to prevent fraud and record immutable evidence. New areas of focus are IoT security as well as securing blockchain solutions.
Please visit: www.lawtrust.co.za.
Magix Security delivers comprehensive and trusted Cybercrime Defense and Detection solutions and services to address, manage, and contain the risks of financial losses and reputational damage arising from the misuse of applications, or other IT information assets, by employees and/or third parties.
Checkmarx Checkmarx provides the best way for organizations to introduce security into their Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). The product enables developers and auditors to easily scan un-compiled code in all major coding languages and identify its security vulnerabilities. With Checkmarx's CxSuite, auditors and developers have immediate access to the code analysis results and remediation advice. We provide user friendly, high productivity, flexible and accurate risk intelligence platform that ensures your application remains hacker-proof.
Checkmarx has been named a "Challenger" in Gartner's 2014 AST Magic Quadrant and announced "Best Product in Application Security 2014" by Cyber Defense Magazine.
Nclose is a leading Specialist Cyber Security Solutions Provider. We architect, deploy and manage security solutions aimed at protecting our clients' resources from damage caused by the ever growing number of threats present in the business place.
Please visit www.nclose.com
Panda Security is a European based security vendor with a global footprint. Initially focused on the development of antivirus software, the company has since expanded its line of business to advanced cyber-security services with technology for preventing cyber-crime and addressing advanced threats. The Adaptive Defense product family is an Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) solution that addresses the changed threat landscape with a differentiated approach using machine learning and big data. The company is recognized by Gartner as Europe's sole EDR vendor. In 2006, Jeremy Matthews founded Panda's local office in Cape Town, opening the international vendor's first presence on the African continent.
Please visit www.pandasecurity.com/southafrica/intelligence-platform/
Popcorn Training create cyber awareness campaigns that are informative and engaging.
Content is delivered on a gamified platform, integrating phishing simulations, quizzes & videos to explain potential cyber threats, policy compliance and what the expected user behaviour should be.
Popcorn Training is a Knowbe4 subsidiary, a leader on the Gartner Magic Quadrant.
Please visit popcorntraining.com
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with over 10,300 customers in more than 130 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. Qualys helps organizations streamline and consolidate their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for greater agility, better business outcomes and substantial cost savings. The Qualys Cloud Platform and its integrated Cloud Apps deliver businesses critical security intelligence continuously, enabling them to automate the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications on premises, on endpoints and elastic clouds. Founded in 1999 as one of the first SaaS security companies, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including Accenture, BT, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Deutsche Telekom, Fujitsu, HCL Technologies, HP Enterprise, IBM, Infosys, NTT, Optiv, SecureWorks, Tata Communications, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance.
For more information, please visit www.qualys.com
Risk-X is a global provider of practical and effective Governance, Risk, Training, Audit, Advisory and Assurance services and solutions. When it comes to security and specialist resources we have real world experience across all market sectors and verticals.
Please visit www.risk-x.co.za
TechnoChange Solutions recognizes the importance of securing our global customer's data. Building effective systems, improving corporate governance, regulatory compliance, high success rate in strategic ICT project outcomes and enterprise risk management. We are the trusted IT consulting company by our global customers on CyberSecurity strategies, Enterprise Risk Management, public sector policy management, and data protection. Our team consist of highly skilled international management consultants.
See more at: http://www.technochangesolutions.com/.
Webber Wentzel is a leading law firm on the African continent. We provide tailored and commercially-minded solutions to our clients to help them achieve success in whatever they do.
Please visit: www.webberwentzel.com/wwb/content/en/ww/ww-home.
ISC² Gauteng Chapter is the first Chapter to be established in South Africa and in the greater Southern Hemisphere. Our mission is to advance information security in communities situated in and around Gauteng, South Africa, by providing security professionals with the opportunity to share knowledge and educate others.
The IITPSA has a proudly South African heritage of more than half a century of serving the South African body of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) practitioners and professionals. Established in 1957 by a few like-minded 'computer professionals', registered in 1958 as a limited company (then converted to a Section 21 company, now Not-for-Profit Company (NPC)), the IITPSA has grown into a body that is reinventing itself in the twenty first century.
See more at: www.iitpsa.org.za
ITWeb’s Brainstorm is a local monthly magazine for decision-makers and other intelligent people. Brainstorm offers content on burning business issues that is fresh, controversial, independent and valuable.
See more at: www.brainstormmag.co.za.
CareerWeb was launched in 1999 and is the leading ICT job portal that focuses purely on the ICT industry. CareerWeb is commited to providing the best service and value to this specialist niche market. CareerWeb is the career site of sister publication ITWeb. CareerWeb is in a unique position to target ICT professionals. It is the premier career site providing IT professionals with a ‘one-stop shop’ for career opportunities, career and salary advice and CV storage. This makes CareerWeb the perfect place for advertising job vacancies and targeting skilled IT professionals.
See more at: careerweb.co.za.