East Africa Cloud and Security Summit

East Africa Cloud and Security Summit
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About The Summit
The Cloud and Security Summit is a two-day event that will let you engage with the foremost minds leading the cloud revolution and learn how the modern enterprise is benefiting from the latest in cloud technology in unprecedented way. Through a unique blend of focused Executive Visions panel discussions, Analyst sessions, visionary Keynote presentations and networking breaks, technology executives will share insight and gain critical takeaways. The Cloud and Security Summit agenda will also offer a balanced schedule that will maximize your time and efforts, providing participants with brilliant ideas and strategies to positively change business practices.

Indulge in a two-day event that will provide a great opportunity to learn New Innovative Ideas and Information.

New Technologies

Learn about New Technologies impacting Cloud & Security and how they can better Improve Information Security.


Engage in Intensive Discussions Sessions in order to explore aspects affecting Cloud Information Security.


Engage and interact with other attendees, exchange information and develop professional or social contacts.

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Summit Speakers
The East Africa Cloud and Security Summit will congregate thought leaders from the region who will share insights and hands-on experiences in deployment and management of cloud and security solutions for both public and private sector organisations. Here are some of the speakers who will be featured in the summit.
Michael Michie
Chief Information Security Officer
Michael Michie currently in M Oriental Bank limited as the Chief Information Security Officer started his career in the IT industry in early 2014.
Aprielle Moraa
Cyber Security & Risk Professional
Karien Bornheim
Karien Bornheim has over twenty five years of IT, business and management experience, covering all industries but with special emphasis on the financial, telecommunication, retail and government sectors. She has extensive knowledge of the African continent having spent close on 15 years covering the IT Software business for IBM (Software Executive for Africa) and Footprint Africa Business Solutions (FABS - CEO).
Nikki Summers
Regional Director, East Africa
Nikki Summers leads the Sage business in East Africa. She is responsible for the growth and positioning of Sage in East Africa, a fast-growing territory that the company has targeted for strategic investment in the years to come.
Esther Lugoe
Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Consultant
Esther is the Founder and Cybersecurity Consultant of Serensic Africa. She has worked for the United Nations Headquaters in Africa (UNON) and UNDP Somalia before starting her own company.
Paula Ingabire
Minister, Ministry of ICT and Innovation
Paula Ingabire is a Rwandan technology enthusiast and politician, who has serves as the Minister of Information and communications technology and Innovation, in the Cabinet of Rwanda, since 18 October 2018. Before her current appointment, she was the Head of the Kigali Innovation City initiative.
Harry Hare
Harry Hare is the Chairman and Publisher of CIO East Africa, an authoritative IT networking platform for CIOs and Senior IT and Business Executives.
Laura Chite
Laura is the CEO at CIO East Africa and has over 20 years industry experience having worked at Microsoft for 16 years before joining CIO East Africa.
Innocent Muhizi
Innocent Muhizi is the CEO at Rwanda Information Society Authority (RISA), a government agency mandated to spearhead the adoption and implementation of ICT in government.
Summit Agenda
The East Africa Cloud and Security summit will help senior IT leaders navigate the challenges of cloud adoption while keeping their digital assets secure hence reaping the full benefits of investing in the cloud. Here are some of the hot topics set for discussion.

1. AI, ML, and Blockchain, are emerging technologies increasingly noted to have complex security environment, but what challenges do they pose in public or even private sector enterprise?
2. Many key players are using security awareness and infrastructure is a key feature to differentiate themselves within the cloud wars, so how will this dictate how the market evolves?
3. As the hyper-scalers are moving further up the stack to offer security solutions on the cloud battleground – so who is likely to emerge the winner?

1. Cloud Workshop:

2. Security Workshop: Kaspersky

1. Moving to The Cloud:

2. Hacking Simulation:

Attendee Registration and Check in to the Summit

Candid Interactive Chat on matters affecting the Cloud & Security Scene.

Moderator: Harry Hare, Chairman & Publisher, CIO East Africa

An In-Depth look at the various ways in which Law Enforcement has been on the forefront of Cyber Security.

Exploitation of known vulnerabilities in software remains the greatest cause of security incidents within the enterprise. How can enterprises identify vulnerabilities within their organisations? What tools and methods are available?

Telcos are on the rise to Cloud Adaptation. How exactly has Cloud been utilized and what are the various attributes to it?

We know that Security matters when it comes to handling Data.What measures can we ensure to keep this Data Protected & Secure?


Summit Venue
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Buy Tickets
Interested in attending the event? Simply click on a ticket and complete the registration process.
Delegate Ticket

- Access to Full Conference
- Access to Conference Materials
- Access to Event App
- Access to Networking Events
- Meals and Refreshments

Vendor Ticket

- Access to Full Conference
- Access to Conference Materials
- Access to Event App
- Access to Networking Events
- Meals and Refreshments
- One on One Meetings
- Networking Opportunities

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Cloud & Security Summit Partners
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Event Details
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  • Start Date
    March 28, 2019 8:00 am
  • End Date
    March 29, 2019 6:00 pm