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EA Forum - Cape Town

Security-by-Design in Enterprise Architecture

Date and Time
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 16:00

The Premier Hotel Cape Town
1 Marais Road
Sea Point
Cape Town
South Africa

Presented by:
Frans Sauermann

Presentation Synopsis:

The strategic importance of Information Security for organisations is gaining momentum. The current surge in cyber threats is compelling organisations to invest in information security to protect their assets. Rushing to protect assets often comes with the expense of excessive technology adoption without a valid strategic foundation. Enterprise Security Architecture is geared to address these issues, but is frequently misaligned with Enterprise Architecture.

At this month’s EA Forum, our speakers will explore avenues for the adoption and enforcement of Security-By-Design in the Enterprise Architecture value-chain so as position Risk, Security and IT as true business enablers.

Prof. Dr. Ernest Ketcha Ngassam is the General Manager: Information Security Architecture and Technical Excellence at MTN Group. He is also Professor Extraordinaire of Computer Science at the School of Computing, UNISA, and holds a PhD in Computer Science from the University of Pretoria.

Frans Sauermann is the Senior Manager: Information Systems Security Architecture at MTN Group. He holds 25 certifications related to information security architecture from The Open Group, SABSA, ISACA, ISC^2, AXELOS, PMI, Cloud security alliance and others. He has over 14 years of experience in information security, 10 of which were spent with MTN.