By Young CISO Network and Ballanlay International

National Cyber Resilience Conference and Awards

Thu 11 Mar, 2021 at 01:30 AM
Four Points by Sheraton Lagos
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National Cyber Resilience Conference & Young CISO Awards



Cyber risk has moved beyond data breaches and privacy concerns to sophisticated schemes that can disrupt entire businesses, industries, supply chains, and nations 

Attend a gathering of elite cyber security leaders to discuss the agenda for business resilience and agile recovery of digital infrastructures. Meet international and regional Tech Experts. Have industry shakers showcase their latest innovations and technologies. Witness pomp and pageantry as we present the 2020 Young CISO of the Year Awards


Attendees Profile

Cyber Resilience Conference is an event comprising of ‘invitation-only’ confluence of C-level Executives. 

During the session participants learn and engage with some of the Africa's renowned technology thought-leaders, subject matter experts and technology innovators in a business focus, constructive, and open-dialogue environment 

  1. CIO, CTO, Heads of IT
  2. CISO, CSO, Heads of Information Security
  3. CRO, Risk Director, Heads of Risk & Compliance & Fraud
  4. COO, Operations Director, Heads of Operations
  5. CFO, Finance Director, Head of Finance
  6. Chief Data Office, Heads of Data & Analytics
  7. Chief Digital Officer, Heads of Digital Banking
  8. Head of Cards & Payments
  9. Head of Retail Banking, wholesale Banking, Transactional Banking
  10. Chief Customer Officer, Heads of customer Experience



Safety Protocols 

50% Venue Capacity sitting
Delegates assigned to sitting zones based on tickets types
Face Mask Mandate


About the Conference 

Theme of this year Cyber resilience conference is Safeguarding the Digital Enterprise. The conference aims to promote the following:

  1. Agile Business Recovery. Promoting an agenda for business resilience, and agile recovery of infrastructures and operations that powers the digital enterprise
  2. Infrastructure availability. Availability of technology, and infrastructure that support the digital business and sustained last mile access to digital channels
  3. Cyber Incident Preparedness. Promoting a state of preparedness for the African Digital Enterprise against cyber-breaches & business disruption owing to cyber-attack.
  4. Governance & Risk Management. Prompting effective governance, risk management and compliance around global cyber resilient frameworks and standards.
  5. Awareness and Capacity Improvement. Promoting inclusiveness, and skill acquisition. Optimizing cyber work force capability, and improving cyber related skills to reduce the adverse impact of cyber attack



7.30am-8.30amRegistration & Welcoming Delegates
8.30am-.9.00amWelcome Speech: Topic: Vison for Africa Digital Economy
9.00am-9.45amAccessing Maturity of the African Cyber Ecosystem, and defining strategies for Resilient Maturity 
9.45am-10.30amPresentation: Towards holistic risk assessment of the digital supply chain 
10.30am-11.00am  Fireside Chat: Defining Flexible Pathway to Prosperity for Cyber Secure Africa 
11.00am-11.15amLight Refreshments 
11.15am-11.30amYoung CISO of the Year Award Presentation: Segment 1
11.30am-12.00pmPresentation: Revolutionizing Digital Resilience with Broadband & Digital Infrastructure 
12.00am-12.30pmYoung CISO of the Year Award Presentation: Segment 2 
12.30pm-1.00pmPanel Discussion: Developing & implementing National & Sectorial Cyber Resilience Strategy
1.00pm-1.30pmYoung CISO of the Year Award Presentation: Segment 3 
1.30pm-2.00pmFireside Chat Creating an Enabling Environment, Policy and Regulation 
2.00pm-2.45pmLunch Is Served/Young CISO of the Year Award Presentation: Grand Finale 
2.45pm Vote of Thanks/Closing Remarks


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Four Points by Sheraton Lagos
2 Oniru Chieftaincy Estate | #Plot 9/10 Block

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About Young CISO Network

We are a building a network of smart young professionals, working together to help shape the future of the cyber security profession.  

With our strong advisory board consisting of CISOs with long standing industry experience, we are promoting a platform where young cyber security leaders are natured. We are providing practical guidance; solving critical industry challenges, and helping to move the industry to the next level.


About Ballanlay International 

We bring together leading minds, entrepreneurs and innovators from the digital value chain to foster new business opportunities and facilitate valuable connections.

We are a global business events and consulting firm focus on facilitating the digital disruption. Leveraging the experience of seasoned technocrats who forms members of our advisory board, we produce highly focused B2B, B2C, C2C events that connect businesses and channel stakeholders with opportunities.