2 November 2018


Wits JCSE and LINK Centre present: Cybsecurity Professional Practice and Leadership

Managing high value or high volume electronic transactions? Managing e-identity? Managing personal data in the cloud? Then this course is for you. Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) and their risk, audit and IT teams need to continuously build cybersecurity governance and cybersecurity resilience. This course includes attention to technical concepts and leadership roles; legislative, regulatory and institutional framework for the cybersecurity domain (including standards, audit and readiness frameworks, security architectures design and methodologies); cybersecurity technology trends and future-proofing organisations; cybersecurity strategies; and a short research paper on a topic of your choice.

Providers: Joburg Centre for Software Engineering (JCSE) and the LINK Centre, University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg. Lecturers are cybersecurity and strategy specialists.

Course dates in 2018

1–5 October

5–9 November

Research paper submission date: 31 January 2019

Course fee: ZAR43,500.00 per participant

If you are interested, please complete the online application form here


Start Up 54

9 – 11 November 2018

Pivotal London

Do you want to build a start-up that can transform Africa in just 54 hours?

Startup 54 brings together ambitious changemakers, young professionals and aspiring tech entrepreneurs to form teams, build prototypes and launch business ventures that can transform the African continent.

This immersive three day experience is designed to launch new ventures that have a strong impact and contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Entrepreneurs will be immersed in the ideal environment for start-up magic to happen. For tickets click here: