Watch our virtual WebForum video celebrating International Cybersecurity Awareness Month of October Friday 28, 2022.

DCA was elated to be hosting its 7th series of WebForum in celebration of the Internation Cyber Security Awareness Month under the campaigns #seeyourselfincyber and #becybersmart
on the timely topic of
"Finding a long-term solution to curb Cybercrimes in the digital sphere: A Global Perspective."

The annual campaign aims to educate the public on the importance of cybersecurity, and with over 90% of security breaches still attributed to human error, there is no time like the present to focus on user risk and education.

The virtual meeting dialog consisted of prominent government officials, global cyber security experts, cloud security professionals, and experts of experts on the future of cybersecurity in the digital era.

It was hosted by our own Sophia Bekele, Founder/Group CEO of DotConnectAfrica. The opening address was made by H.E. Sen. Samuel L. Poghisio, EGH, MP, a former Minister of ICT Kenya. The forum was chaired by Mr. Ramaswamy Krishnamani, Asst. Director at Protiviti, Washington DC, USA, and co-chaired by Ms. Elizabeth Kolade, Director of Cyber Security Experts Association of NIGERIA.
Host & Special Guest
Welcome Remark
Sophia Bekele/ Host
Founder / Group CEO, DotConnectAfrica, CBSegroup, & Cyber Security, Risk & Governance Expert

Opening Address
H.E. Sen. Samuel L. Poghisio, EGH, Mp
Former Chair Chairman of Kenya Aviation Authority | Champion of Cyber Security, Former Minister of ICT Ministry Kenya
Experts Roundtable
Chair, Ramaswamy Krishnamani
Ass. Director at Protiviti, Global Consulting Firm,Risk/Compliance
Co-Chair, Elizabeth Kolade
Dir of Membership, Cyber Security Ass of NIGERIA, Top 50 Cybersecurity women, Africa
Kayne McGladrey
Field CISO for HyperProof
Cyber Security Influencer Washington DC, USA
ENG. David Lamula
Ethical hacking Solutions Architect Web3.0
Joylynn Kirui
Sr. Cloud Security Advocate Microsoft, Top 50 Cybersecurity womenAfrica
Salah Dean
Network Engineer at Core Infrastructure Services/ Security, Cyber security/ forensic club president
Sherifat Akinwonmi
Business Information Security Officer at TD
 Canadian Top 20 Cybersecurity Women
The DCA WebForum is Sponsored by the Award winning DCA Digital Academy
This WebForum is part of a series of sectorial WebForums #YourSayYourPart"
devoted to our communities in Africa.

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