East African Cyber Security Convention to be held Dec


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East African Cyber Security Convention to be held Dec

Cyber Security Africa, Institute Of Terrorism Research & Response Israel, Sabric South Africa, Cloud Security Alliance, East Africa Business Council, Tespok Kenya, Eacademy Groupand other industry stakeholders will host the East Africa Cyber Security Convention in Nairobi Kenya in December, 2012.

Cyber threats have been identified as the most pressing challenges to the security of organisation whether private or public in East Africa, but with the Governments in the region launching several systematic and well-resourced strategic initiatives to safeguard critical infrastructure and systems, the event will focus on how organisations should respond.

With insights from the key decision-makers, learn how organisations like yours should successfully respond to the Cyber Security threat. Enhancing the security, resiliency, and reliability of the nation's cyber and communications infrastructure is a challenge that must be met, attend the East Africa Cyber Security Convention 2012 that will equip delegates with a comprehensive range of clarifications and solutions.

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