FABS enters partnership to host CSS in Kigali, promote enhanced regional security

Delegates at a past Cloud and Security Summit

Footprint Africa Business Solutions (FABS) has penned a partnership deal with CIO East Africa in conjunction with Rwanda Information Society Agancy, RISA, to host the second regional Cloud and Security Summit (CSS) in Kigali, Rwanda slated for the 28th and 29th of March 2019.

Themed; ‘Safe and Secure Services online’, the summits aims to heighten awareness about cyber security threats, risks and vulnerabilities in the cyberspace even with the ever advancing electronic fraud in the region. It will also enhance the knowledge for self-protection against cyber threats and online/internet safety.

To learn more about cloud, join CIO East Africa at the upcoming East Africa Cloud and Security Summit; to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, from the 28th-29th of March.

Organisations will benefit on how to take full advantage of cloud and security trends to stay competitively relevant in the ever evolving technology space and get an opportunity to interact and engage top notch security experts from the region who will share insights and updates on the latest security trends.

Appreciating the need for cloud security, Laura Chite the CEO for CIO East Africa commended FABS and RISA for their partnership with CIO E.Africa to host the CSS event saying, “Data assets in the cloud are under constant threats in the form of data breaches, data corruption and destruction, temporary or permanent loss of access, and of data. Keeping information safe is thus incredibly important more so with the increased cloud adoption that increases the need for security in the cloud.”

FABS specialises in the supply of best of breed software products and solutions throughout the African region, including the Indian Ocean Islands, West Africa, East Africa, Central Africa and SADC. It also provides leading Security Services as well as Governance, Risk and Compliance Workshops and Services.

“We offer strategic partnerships with leading industry vendors across the region to offer unsurpassed security solutions. We understand how much cloud is important to your business and so is data security, owing the rising cyber attacks,” said Karien Bornheim, CEO, FABS.

The summit comes during when the Rwanda Information Society Agency (RISA) shall be hosting the Information Technology Security Division Cyber Security Awareness Week (CSAW) that will run from 25th through to 30th March 2019.

To learn more about cloud, join CIO East Africa at the upcoming East Africa Cloud and Security Summit; to be held in Kigali, Rwanda, from the 28th-29th of March.

The CSAW is a campaign purposed to educate on local government e-services users the Internet security threats and measures to protect themselves against such attacks and build awareness about the exposure to harmful and illegal content.

The two-day summit  is set to spur a conversation that will ensure that every single individual or business stays abreast of any data breaches. Be sure to join us. Click HERE to register today.

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