Cybercrime risk management

Cyber attacks - ignore it at your peril! Do not be caught off guard. Not only you would be faced with huge financial and legal implications but your corporate reputation and brand would also be at stake.

As the business world grows increasingly connected and digital, it is also creating sophisticated ways and easy targets for cyber criminals. Cybercrime is now permeating across all industries and is on the rise.

Save the date and book early to secure your seat at GIBS' not-to-be-missed cybercrime risk management conference.

Opening Address by International Keynote Speaker

"The evolution of cybercrime - a global perspective" by Wayne Hendricks, Managing Director & Chief Security Officer, Macquarie Group

Other speakers confirmed

  • Marc Silver, Head: Information Security, Discovery Health

  • Kevin Hogan, Fraud Risk Manager, Investec Bank
  • Nicholas Harris, General Manager Fraud Risk Management, Group Business Risk Management, MTN Group Management Services
  • Ritasha Jethva, Head of Information Privacy, Nedbank

  • Vernon Fryer, Chief Technology Security Officer, Vodacom 

  • Jason Jordaan, Principal Forensic Scientist, DFIRLABS

  • Graham Croock, Director of IT Audit, Risk and Cyber Lab, BDO South Africa 
  • Steven Powell, Head of Forensics, ENSafrica
  • Junita Van Der Colff, Manager: Advisory Services, Continuity SA 

Conference will be moderated by Chris Gibbons, Journalist, Editor, Broadcaster & Trainer.

Benefits and reasons to attend

Business leaders need to get on top of the game about managing cyber breach risks. It should be priority in the boardroom, rather than left to just your IT department to deal with in isolation. Attend this conference to gain insights and solutions from business practitioners and experts on the following:

  • Preparing your business for the growing risk of cyber attacks and ransoms 
  • Ensuring a sound cyber defense and security strategy
  • Implementing successful cyber incident response management
  • Equipping your business and be ready to deal with emerging cyber threats and risks
  • Effective measures, processes and policies to manage cyber related risks
  • Latest methods, controls and systems to mitigate fraud and risk
  • Leveraging on digital forensics to fight cyber crime and for investigations

  • Incorporating cyber crime awareness in business continuity plan
  • Cyber crime and security law and impact on business

Who should attend

  • CEOs
  • CISOs
  • CTOs
  • CIOs
  • COOs
  • CROs
  • CFOs
  • Business owners
  • Board/audit/governance committee
  • Heads of risks, forensics, fraud and compliance
  • Functional heads of cyber crime, cyber security, technology security, information security, enterprise security, IT, incident response and business continuity
  • Insurers, consultants, legal, regulators, government and academia 


GIBS campus, 26 Melville Road, Illovo, Sandton, Johannesburg

Date and times

7 March 2017 from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm


If you are keen to be a Sponsor, please contact us.

Fee and cancellation penalty

Fee of R4600/p includes conference materials, lunch and refreshments.

Payment of R4600/p must be received latest 2 weeks prior to start of conference to secure seat. Please adhere to cancellation policy outlined below.

Online booking

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