ITWeb Security Summit 2019

23 May: Conference & displays
24 May: Half-day workshops
Southern Sun, Cape Sun


In an increasingly connected, digital world, cybersecurity threats are constantly evolving and increasing in number and sophistication. Security professionals need to be up to speed with the latest technologies, techniques and skills for predicting and mitigating potentially crippling cyber attacks, the methods and tools in use by today's threat actors, and the latest legal and compliance demands.

The ITWeb Security Summit 2019 will for the second year be held in Cape Town and will bring together leading international and local industry experts, analysts and end-users to unpack the latest threats facing African CISOs, CIOs, security specialists and risk officers, demystify emerging cyber security strategies in AI, blockchain, IoT, DevSecOps and more, and explain how to increase an organisation's cyber resiliency.


Ljupcho Joshevski, Head of Cybersecurity Systems Engineering, EMEAR, Cisco

Ljupcho Joshevski

Head of Cybersecurity Systems Engineering, EMEAR, Cisco

Ljupcho Joshevski is the Head for Cybersecurity Architectures at Cisco Systems with over 18 years’ experience in the IT industry. Ljupcho and his team are responsible for addressing the most complex security challenges customers face in today’s dynamic cybersecurity world using Cisco’s latest innovations and leadership in security. Ljupcho’s presentation is entitled From overwhelmed to empowered.

Pete Herzog, Managing Director, ISECOM

Pete Herzog

Managing Director, ISECOM

Pete Herzog is the co-founder and on the Board of Directors of The Institute for Security and Open Methodologies (ISECOM). As MD, he manages the research of all projects including the two most recognized: OSSTMM and Hacker Highschool. He manages communications and sharing with the ISECOM community of over 10,000 participants. Pete will be giving a keynote address on Business and cybersecurity: the codependency.

Pukhraj Singh, Security Operations and Threat Intelligence Practitioner/Writer

Pukhraj Singh

Security Operations & Threat Intelligence Practitioner/Writer

Pukhraj Singh is a cyber intelligence analyst with 14 years of experience. He played an instrumental role in the setting up of the cyber defence operations centre of the Indian government after the 26/11 terror attacks. Pukhraj will be giving a keynote address on Politics and power in cybersecurity.

Charl van der Walt, chief strategy officer, SecureData SensePost

Charl van der Walt

chief strategy officer, SecureData SensePost

Charl van der Walt is the original founder of SensePost - a pen testing company in South Africa and in the UK - where he still sits on the board. He has acted in various roles there, including CEO for about five years. He has spoken on a variety of occasions over the duration of his career, including Black Hat, HITB, Defcon, NATA CCDCOE, BSides and 44Con. Charl will be giving a keynote address on the impact of people, processes, technology and regulation in combating cyber-attacks: how much progress have we made?


Muyowa Mutemwa, senior cyber security specialist at the CSIR. 19 Mar 2019 - by Kirsten Doyle How to build a cost-effective security operations centre
How to build a cost-effective security operations centre

CSIR cyber security specialist Muyowa Mutemwa will discuss the requirements for running an effective cyber security operations centre.

Corien Vermaak, cyber security specialist at Cisco. 15 Mar 2019 - by Kirsten Doyle Cyber Crimes Bill now a matter of urgency: Cisco
Cyber Crimes Bill now a matter of urgency: Cisco

Cisco's Corien Vermaak will discuss the impact of the Cyber Crimes Bill on South African business.



  • Identify threats: Explore the latest security threats to your organisation.
  • Create awareness: Understand how to combat user ignorance by implementing innovative user-awareness programmes.
  • Ensure compliance: Learn how to comply with local and international data protection and privacy legislation.
  • Safeguard assets: Understand how to protect critical networks and data through effective endpoint detection and response strategies.
  • Learn what works and what doesn't: Gain insights into successful security strategies and best practices.
  • Experience it: Witness demonstrations of the latest information and cyber security tools and techniques.
  • Explore options: Speak directly with suppliers, providing a wide range of innovative security products and solutions.
  • Exchange ideas: Network with your peers and industry experts.


The BIG Idea – ITWeb Security Summit

ITWeb Security Summit 2019 Johannesburg is the 14th annual event and ITWeb Security Summit 2019 Cape Town is the 2nd annual event for industry – we listen to our market and we consistently deliver on campaigns and event platforms that speaks to your ultimate goal – ROI.

Top international, African and local speakers will again ensure that 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.

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"Just a thank you from my side. I can tell you the internal response and our VP feedback is great, and we have a real opportunity to take this forward into the future. I believe we did not just achieve what we had in mind, but got a lot more... A good idea can only be executed with people who can make a difference, thanks." - Cisco
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