Cyber Secure Nigeria Conference is an annual gathering of the best minds in the information and technology industry. It covers important areas like low cyber security awareness in Nigeria, cyber security and telecommunications, payment systems, emerging threats, vulnerabilities and countermeasures. This event is produced by the Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN)
Through adequate security awareness training and cybercrime protection programs, companies can learn how to protect themselves from emerging cybercrime threats.
Learn from industry experts, stay updated on the latest trends, and gain insights into emerging threats and countermeasures.
Connect with professionals and decision-makers, foster valuable relationships, and explore potential collaborations and career opportunities.
Gain insights into emerging trends and technologies, implement effective cyber security strategies, and enhance your professional value and competitiveness.
This year's conference theme is unique and deals with the importance of sustainable development goals in related to cybersecurity.
Discover the impressive lineup of keynote speakers, esteemed panellists, and featured presenters who will share their expertise and insights on cyber security at the Cyber Secure Nigeria Conference 2023.
Chair, African Union Cyber Security Experts Group
Abdul-Hakeem Ajijola (AhA), a global Cybersecurity resource is ranked #1 in the 2020 IFSEC Global Cybersecurity professionals influencers and thought leaders list; he is concurrently the Chair, African Union Cyber Security Expert Group (AUCSEG); Chair, Working Group on Cyber Incident Management and Critical Information Protection of Global Forum on Cyber Expertise #theGFCE www.thegfce.com; Listed on the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) www.un.org Roster of Experts supporting the development of an online training course in “Cyber-diplomacy;" Commissioner, Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (#theGCSC) https://cyberstability.org; Member, Presidential Committee on the Development of the 2020-2025 National Broadband Plan; and member Group of Experts for the Nigerian Senate Committee on Cybersecurity and ICT. He is a founding member Organisation of Islamic Cooperation – Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT) www.oic-cert.org. AhA’s daytime job is Chairman, Consultancy Support Services (CS2) Ltd., www.cs2.com.ng a Cyber Security, e-Library and Information Communication Technology (ICT) Policy Consultancy Firm, based in Abuja, Nigeria. He is working to kick-start the development of an Africa Cybersecurity Economic sub sector employing thousands of knowledge workers, below 35 years of age, who will profitably drive Cybersecurity solutions value chains to solve current and future problems.
Director General, Afenoid Enterpise Limited
Opeyemi stewards the proficiencies of astute Information Technology and Cybersecurity professionals at
Afenoid Enterprise Limited which he founded in 2011 after leaving his role as Chief Information Security Officer of a large enterprise.
He has led Afenoid Enterprise Limited to become a leading Payment Card Industry Qualified Security Assessment (PCIQSA) Company in the region, SWIFT Cybersecurity Solutions Provider and Digital Trust accredited training organization.
He is regarded as a cybersecurity and digital transformation coach, trusted advisor and strategic partner by a number of public and private sector executives across up to 40 countries in Africa, Middle-East and Asia.
He currently serves the professional community as the Africa Ambassador for ISACA Global and Board Member of Africa ICT Alliance, AFICTA.
Vice President of the Cybersecurity Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN)
Umar is an experienced cybersecurity professional skilled in developing cyber resilient systems, devising cybersecurity strategies, and conducting awareness programs. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Maiduguri and a Master's degree in Computer Networking from London Metropolitan University. Umar is passionate about embedding cybersecurity as a foundational element of digital transformation in communities and nations. Currently, he serves as the Vice President of the Cybersecurity Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN), Information Technology Manager at ANOH Gas Processing Company (AGPC), and member of several professional organizations.
Cloud Security Consultant (SecDevOps)
Solution-oriented Cyber Security Specialist with notable success executing a broad range of corporate IT initiatives while participating in planning and implementation of information security solutions in direct support of business and government objectives. Speaker at conferences, summits, and seminars on contemporary cybersecurity topics. Cybersecurity Mentor, coach, Infosec Institute Skills Author, and PECB & CEH Certified Trainer. Energetic, visionary strategist qualified by BSc Computer Science (University of Ilorin), MBA, and MSc Information Security from Royal Holloway University of London with over 20 years IT experience and 15 years record of ground-up success in cybersecurity.
Remi Afon is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Certified Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI), Certified AWS Security Specialist, Certified Lead Cloud Security Manager, Certified Lead ISO27001 Implementer, and a member of ISC2 London Chapter and ISACA Central UK Chapter. Presently focused on implementing cloud migration security solutions and application security assurance for public and private organizations after years of working in core security operations. Remi is the pioneer and immediate past president of the Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN), founder of Penayde Cybersecurity Limited United Kingdom, and Lynsec Cybersecurity Solution, Nigeria.
Co-Founder at Cyblack
Iretioluwa Akerele is a visionary leader and an award-winning cybersecurity professional. She is a cybersecurity consultant, academic researcher, and an industry practitioner. She is a career coach and mentor who has given direction to over 1,000 cybersecurity beginners and enthusiasts. Iretioluwa is an advisory board member of Cybersafe Foundation, a Non-Governmental organization on a mission to facilitate pockets of changes that ensure a safer internet for everyone with digital access in Africa. She is a Director at Cybarik Limited, an organisation that provides world-class information security consulting and training to organisations and individuals. Iretioluwa is excellent, has integrity and is passionate about supporting people starting their career in Cybersecurity. She co-founded Cyblack, a cybersecurity community that supports Cybersecurity students and enthusiasts to achieve their goals.
Cybersecurity Researcher, University of Salford
Muktar Bello specializes in Terrorism Investigation, Digital Forensics, Cyber Security, Network Infrastructure Design and Cybercrime Investigation. Currently, he is a Lecturer with the University of Salford, Manchester teaching undergraduates and post-graduates on digital business, IT and Cybersecurity. He was the Head of Quality Control and Assurance (QCA) Unit of the Forensics Department at the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Dr. Bello is a certified ISO 9001 Lead Auditor and ISO/IEC 17025 Lead Assessor. He is a Subject Matter Expert on Cybersecurity and Forensics with Knowtified. Also, he is a visiting lecturer at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) teaching students of the BSc Cyber-security programme.
He is also an Expert Forensics Consultant for the UNODC in the implementation of the EU-Nigeria-UNODC-CTED Partnership Project in assisting Nigeria to strengthen rule of law-based criminal justice responses to terrorism and violent extremism. He has successfully conducted investigations as an Analyst, Investigator and Expert Witness with various stakeholders.
He has a PhD in Cybersecurity and Cybercrime Investigation from the University of Salford, UK. He holds a Master’s degree in Forensic Computing from Coventry University, UK. Dr. Bello is a professional member of the British Computer Society (BCS), UK Academy for Information Systems (UKAIS) and Association of Crime and Intelligence Analysts (ACIA).
We extend our gratitude to our esteemed partners and sponsors whose generous support enables us to host the Cyber Secure Nigeria Conference, bringing together industry leaders, professionals, and experts to address the critical challenges and advancements in the field of cyber security.