Even though major data breaches have hit the headlines worldwide, highlighting increased need for skilled security professionals and service providers, many organisations still rely on ad hoc, manual processes. Popular excuses are: “my organisation/business is not a target”, “the bad guys are too effective and cannot be stopped”, “someone else (e. g. national CERT) should take care of this”, “cybersecurity is too expensive”, etc.
Information security managers are confused about what to do, executive management often fails to recognise the impact of cyber security on business processes, and therefore risk damaging organisations’ data, assets and reputation.
Cyber Defence East Africa is annual cyber security conference organised by NRD Companies. It serves as a knowledge sharing and networking platform, aimed to address cyber security issues and bring together the Government, the ICT Industry and Academia in efforts to create a better and more secure digital environment for the states, governments, businesses and citizens in East Africa.