South Africa Chapter – July 2022


Chapter Overview

Date: Thursday, 28th of July 2022

Time: 13.30 pm – 15.00 pm (SAST)

Platform: Digital Alliances

Location: Digital Alliances – Microsoft Teams Link – Invite Only

Overall Theme: The New CISO – is your perception aligned?

The Digital Alliances is a platform created to ensure our communities are enabled to utilise our candid approach to benchmark and to continue collaboration where physical Chapters are restricted

Press Release for Distribution

The New CISO – CISO Alliances

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    Welcome Remarks & Joining Time

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    Session Leaders:

    Eugene Brockman, Tech Talent Manager – MMI Holdings

    Oscar Stark, Chief Specialist: Strategic Architecture – Liberty Holdings Limited

    Session Title: Thought Provoking: The New CISO – is your perception aligned?


    CISO’s often get stuck in the operational aspects of there jobs due to talent shortages and fall short to expand their roles to play across multiple dimensions of the organization.

    This challenge is compounded by major talent shortages int the CyberSec landscape that makes finding & keeping cyber specialists challenging, let alone grooming them into a future CISO.

    How do you know that you are gearing yourselves to be relevant for the future?

    How do you know you are gearing your team to be relevant for the future?

    This session will delve into these prickly realities

    Expected takeaways for session leaders and the attending community.

    • Understand what the modern demands are on CISO’s
    • Understand what you can do to redefine your impact and function in your organization.
    • Practical suggestions to address the talent challenges within Cyber Security
    • Healthy debate

    Live Polls:

    Who do you think is impacting your career path?

    How can one tackle the transition and associated skills required?

    What do you think you can earn in future if you keep your skills relevant?

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    Action Areas and Next Steps