Durban Chapter – November 2019


Use Case Partners

Networking Partners

Chapter Overview

Date: Wednesday, 6th November 2019

Time: 8.30 am – 3.45 pm

Venue: Durban Country Club

Location: Umgeni, Durban, South Africa

Overall Theme: Securing The Business

Areas of focus:

Benchmarking Strategy for Learning:

  • People
  • Process
  • Technology

This Alliance Chapter will focus on building a decision making and decision influencing community focused on impacting the ICT and information security division of enterprises and upper mid-market organisations from the KZN province in South Africa.

  • 0830


    Arrival and networking prior to the content being divulged

  • 0900

    Welcome Remarks & House Keeping

  • 0915

    Session 1 - Open Forum

    Session Title – MITRE ATT&CK Framework

    Session Leader – Chelin Sampson

    The core focus of this session revolves around how organisations can level up their SOC teams using the framework. An all around introduction to the MAF will given along with examples which showcase how specific Infosec roles could directly benefit from knowing and up skilling themselves on the framework.

  • 1000

    Session 2 - Open Forum

    Session Title – Information Security Intelligence and Analytics.

    Session Leader – Stanley Langa

    How to rewire your IT balanced score card, to enable information and cyber security competence for your business. What is clouding our information and cyber security professionals and leadership executives.

  • 1045

    Networking Break

  • 1100

    Session 3 - Open Forum

    Session Title: Understanding your attack surface

    Session Leader: Bradley Geldenhuys – CEO – GTConsult

    A hybrid network which includes on-premise architecture, cloud architecture, SaaS integration and BYOD polices,  all play a critical role in the attack surface of your business. In this session, we will identify methods to manage and mitigate risks on your entire attack surface.

  • 1130

    Session 4 - Open Forum

    Session Title – Improving the Alliances in KZN

    Session Leader – James Smith

    Focussing on the Alliances and how best this can serve the community, building a framework for future Alliances.

  • 1215

    Networking Lunch

  • 1315

    Session 5 - Open Forum

    Session Title – Cyber Security – The End Game

    Session Leader – Joshua Moses

    The advances in technology and to circumvent risk by enhancing the weakest link in the digital chain.

  • 1400

    Session 6 - Open Forum

    Session Title: Building a cyber security strategic plan.

    Session Leader: Bradley Geldenhuys, CEO, GTConsult

    If you don’t plan, you plan to fail.  A major concern for all CISO’s is finding the best cyber security strategy for their business in this ever-growing, fast-paced world.  This session will cover known approaches that each CISO will get value from to create their own strategic plan unique for their own business.

  • 1430

    Closing Remarks & the Next Steps

    How we collate feedback and we plan to grow out the regions educational meetings.

    Highlight the chapters outcomes and action the community can make from content explored

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