LOS ANGELES, CA, February 2022 – Resecurity®, a Los Angeles-based cybersecurity and intelligence company, was recently the lead sponsor of the inaugural Cyber Intelligence Africa 2022 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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The company shared its expertise in leveraging cyber threat intelligence solutions to prevent, detect and prosecute cybercrime. Selene Giupponi, Managing Director of Resecurity, Inc. (USA), gave an exclusive presentation on cyber intelligence for law enforcement purposes at the event.
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The South African Banking Risk Information Center (SABRIC) has stated that cybercrime is one of the most pressing challenges plaguing economic activity in Africa.
South Africa loses $157 million a year to cyberattacks, SABRIC said.
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The footprint of cybercrime exacerbates the region’s many socio-economic problems, including financial loss, protest activity, and malicious activity in cyberspace.
In recent years, the South African government has made significant progress and investment in securing a growing digital economy and the cyber threats that come with it.
Organized by Intelligence-Sec, Cyber Intelligence Africa 2022 brought together corporate and government legal agencies to learn about emerging cybersecurity threats and mitigation techniques and technologies.
As the main sponsor of the event, Resecurity shared its expertise in cyber intelligence during a dedicated session. Here, they showcased their innovative platform that enables administrators to reduce potential blind spots and security vulnerabilities.
Resecurity achieves this by quickly seeing in-depth analysis and specific artifacts obtained through the dark web, botnet activity, network intelligence, and high-quality threat data.
“Cyber Intelligence Africa has highlighted the impact of international collaboration and cyber intelligence in protecting the digital world we rely on every day.
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“As cybercrime becomes more advanced and evolves, next-generation cyber intelligence solutions that identify, manage and respond to threats will be critical,” said Gene Yoo, CEO of Resecurity.
“Resecurity is proud to have been the premier sponsor of Cyber Intelligence Africa 2022 and looks forward to continuing to work with law enforcement around the world to provide them with the tools and technologies they need to defend their nations.
Cyber Intelligence Africa 2022 event attracts speakers from African law enforcement and government agencies
The Cyber Intelligence Africa 2022 event took place from February 8 to 9. It hosted 18 sessions on implementing national cybersecurity programs and building cyber defense capabilities.
The event featured speakers from a variety of African law enforcement and government agencies and cybersecurity experts, including:
- Colonel Jesse Phillips, Director, J6, United States Africa Command
- Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, Director General, National Information and Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigeria
- Carmen Corbin, Head of Cybercrime Programming – Africa, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
- Ouanilo Jérôme Medegan, Director, National Agency for Systems Security
- Dhamir Mannai, Head, National Cybersecurity Strategy, Government of Tunisia
- Vladimir Aman, head of the computer emergency response team of Côte d’Ivoire
- Aly Kande, head of the cybersecurity division of the national police of Senegal
- Philip Irode, Information Security and Cyber Security Officer for the ICT Agency in Kenya
- Arnold Mangeni, Director of Information Security for the National Information Technology Authority (NITA) in Uganda
- Songezo Mbambisa, deputy director of cybercrime for the city of Johannesburg in South Africa
- Victoria White, First Cyber Secretary for Southern Africa, British High Commission, Pretoria
- Omar Daas, Senior Cybercrime Officer, African Union Police Cooperation Mechanism (AFRIPOL)
- Rennett Mbako Maphane, Security Architect and Technical Officer, Information Technology Department, Ministry of Transport and Communications, Botswana
- David Roberts, Economic Officer (Transport, ICT and Cyber), US Embassy, Pretoria
- Renier van Heeren, Cybersecurity Team Leader, South African National Research Network (SANReN) Professor Basie von Solms, Director, Center for Cybersecurity, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.
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To learn more about Resecurity’s cyber risk management and threat intelligence solutions showcased at Cyber Intelligence Africa 2022, visit https://resecurity.com.
About Intelligence Security
Intelligence-Sec is a fully integrated conference and exhibition company that creates targeted and thoughtful four-day events to keep you up to date with all the hot topics in the security industry.
Our employees are knowledgeable and passionate about safety and aim to bring you the best events in the industry around the world. With our experience in global markets, we ensure that our customers are 100% satisfied with our services.
We aim to meet your needs and are fully flexible so that you get the best possible return on investment from our events. To learn more about Intelligence Sec, visit https://intelligence-sec.com/.
Resecurity® is a cybersecurity company that provides a unified platform for endpoint protection, risk management and cyber threat intelligence.
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Recognized for providing the best data-driven intelligence solutions, Resecurity’s services and platforms focus on early identification of data breaches and comprehensive protection against cybersecurity risks.
Founded in 2016, it has been globally recognized as one of the world’s most innovative cybersecurity companies with the sole mission of enabling organizations to combat cyber threats, regardless of their sophistication.
Most recently, Resecurity was named one of the 10 fastest growing private cybersecurity companies in Los Angeles, California by Inc. Magazine.
Official member of AFCEA, NDIA, SIA, Infragard. To learn more about Resecurity, visit https://resecurity.com/.
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