Beza speaks to Management

He is able to articulate and communicate threat and vulnerability findings and recommendations in a clear and concise manner to all levels of client organizations, from line engineers to “C” Level executives.

Beza speaks to staff

Beza explains complex emerging cyberthreats in straight forward and practical terms that can be strategically applied by both executives and general staff.

Beza speaks to technical staff

He sees what hard core technologists can not see in business and he sees what business executives can not see in technology; be it contemporary or legacy threats.

Multi-Certified Expert in Enterprise Security Strategies

Beza is recognized, credentialed and insightful cybersecurity specialist with notable professional success and qualifications that include detailed knowledge of security tools, technologies, methodologies and best practices. He has over 10 years of experience in the design and deployment of solutions protecting information assets, networks and systems for diverse clients through effective management of people, process and products.

 


Cybersecurity Professional Experience for the past 10 years

Served CEO/CISO South African Centre for Information Security – www.sacfis.co.za - Cyber risk research centre
Served as Managing Director/ Co-founder African Cyber Risk Institute – www.acriafrica.com
- Continental cyber risk consulting, research and education firm


Key Skills 

  • Broad range of expert level Information Security  consulting skills focusing on organized use of  people, process and technology to mitigate cyber risks
  • Working with industry & regulatory standards (NIST, RMF, FISMA, PCI, HIPPA, OWASP, HITECH Act, OSSTM)
  • Proficient use of penetration testing, vulnerability and security risk assessment tools, methods & frameworks
  • Exceptional influencing & interpersonal skills with  to motivate, excite and build consensus within a team, senior management, across the organization and external stakeholders with clarity and courage to push organizational agenda and increase uptake i.e. building  bridges between security, technology and compliance
  • Highly proficient in designing and implementing Privacy and Data Protection Program and Insider Threat Program

 

Education & Certification

  • Bachelor Degree in Management Information Systems, Andrews University, Berrien Springs. Michigan
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management & Business Administration –  Buckinghamshire University UK
  • CISM – Certified Information Security Manager
  • MCSE - Microsoft Certified System Engineer  
  • Microsoft Certifeid Professional + Internet
  • Web Application Security Testing  Certification

 

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Beza's deep understanding of crucial cybersecurity issues and extensive research he carried out on range of cybersecurity areas helpe several firms to enhance their cyber resilience....

Receiving award in Kuwait

Beza delivered a presentation on cyber warfare- lesson from Shaka Zulu warfare strategy. As cyber warfare issues moved up in the scale as the most crucial concern for national security, Beza's well researched and Zulu themed presentation excited the audience.

Beza on CNBC

Beza gave an interview to CNBC on the growing threat of cyber crime in Africa and shared insight and tips how to combat the silent epidemic that is affecting every aspect of the economy, government and citizens of South Africa.

Beza on SABC TV

Following the recent hacking of South Africa's Road Traffic Management systems, Beza gave expert interview at South African Boradcasting Corporation (SABC) how it happened and why cyber crime is a growing threat in South Africa? What must be done to effectively combat cyber crime in SA?

Beza Africa's top cyber security expert speaker

Beza B. is known as a dynamic and entertaining cyber security expert speaker and leading authority in combating cyber crime.

 

He is particularly appreciated for his ability to explain complex emerging cyberthreats in straight forward and practical terms that can be strategically applied by both executives and general staff.

 

He clearly influences and guides his audiences to take action and adopt sesnsible security measures. He sees what hard core technologists can not see in business and he sees what business executives can not see in technology; be it contemporary or legacy threats.


He has written for numerous publications and frequently provided expert interviews on current security threatscape and trends to Radio, TV, magazines, online media, executive brief& forums in South Africa and around the world..