The East Africa Information Security Conference 2015 is here


The Information Systems Audit and Controls Association (ISACA) is organising an information security conference.

Here are the details.

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1. What is ISACA all about?
The Information Systems Audit and Controls Association (ISACA) is a leading global provider of knowledge, certifications, community, advocacy and education on information systems (IS) assurance and security, enterprise governance and management of IT, and IT-related risk and compliance. It also advances and attests IT skills and knowledge through the globally respected Certified Information Systems Audit (CISA), certified information Systems Manager (CISM), Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT) and Certified in Risk and Information System Control (CRISC) designations. The Association has its headquarters in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, Chicago, USA with hundreds of Chapters; one of them being ISACA Kampala Chapter.

2. What is the East African Information Security Conference?
It is the premier event for professionals in IT risk, security and governance in East Africa.
It is held annually and is organised by the ISACA Kampala Chapter in partnership with NITA-U.
The event will run from the 12th to the 13th of August 2015 at Hotel Africana, Kampala under the the theme:
“Opportunities and Challenges of New Technology; A New Era or A New Normal?”. 

3. Who should attend? 

The EA InfoSec event presents a unique opportunity to expand your professional network and build onto your knowledge and practical skills.
We expect the following to attend:

Finance Directors
Chief Financial Officers
Heads of Risk
IT Security Managers
Fraud & Investigation Professionals
Compliance Managers
Senior Government Officials involved in Anti-Corruption, Governance and Fraud Prevention
IT/IS Auditors
IT Officers

3. Topics & Speakers 

We shall have presentations and panel discussions on a wide range of topics including:
Business transformation
Risk & Governance
Change Management
Privacy & Social Media
Legal & Ethical Aspects of Cybersecurity

Confirmed speakers include:
Key Note – Mr Robert Kabushenga – Vision Group
Eng. Dr. Fredrick Tusubira – NITA-U
Mrs Agnes Konde – NTV
Mr Paul Kyama – MOFPED
Mr. Martin Ssekajja – KCCA

Its worth mentioning that Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda will be the Chief Guest at the event.

4. What other benefits can one expect from attending the event?

Participants can expect to:
– Learn practical skills and techniques from the leading professionals in the field
– Earn valuable CPE hours (up to 15) while gaining new knowledge and insight.
– Meet Industry thought leaders from various sectors such as Government, Regulators, Professional Services, Banking, Telecommunications, etc
– Network with colleagues and vendors to foster a stronger East Africa Information Security community.

5. How can one register?
Please contact:

Margaret Nambuusi
Administrator ISACA Kampala Chapter
Posta Uganda Building, Suite 512, Kampala Rd
Tel: +256 (0) 392-893965 Cell: +256 (0) 787-467646  or +256 (0) 701-989799
Twitter: @ISACAKampala