PRESS RELEASE Africa Cyber Defense Forum Announces the 1st Exclusive Digital Business Series in Collaboration with Wallix.Nairobi, March 30, 2021

AFRICA CYBER DEFENSE FORUM and WALLIX today announced the launch of the first Exclusive Digital Business Series taking place virtually on 22 April 2021.

This is the first Digital Business Series in line with our Forums pillar of Executive industry insights under the solutions track designed to bring to our audience different innovative Cyber Defense Solutions available in the industry.

“We are pleased to continue to be able to avail our platform to our audience and partners across the world and today’s announcement,” said Gilbert Nyandeje, Founder and CEO, Africa Cyber Defense Forum, further extends the global reach of our market solutions as we expand into new channels of providing leading and executive industry insights.”

This roundtable is themed ENSURING ZERO TRUST WITH PRIVILEGED ACCESS MANAGEMENT and is ideal for a CISO, Heads of IT, CIOs, IT Security Managers, and Administrators from innovative companies keen on the issues of Cyberthreats, cyber threat solutions, or being ahead of the industry trends, from Africa’s leading cyber technology marketplace and will further consolidate Africa Cyber Defense Forum’s leading position in the global Cyber Defense solutions while significantly strengthening and enabling collaboration and Business in Africa.

“We are really glad to host this virtual event together with ACDF to inform on such a crucial topic”, said Nayla KERRAS, East Africa Business Developer at WALLIX. “The Zero Trust approach to cybersecurity is now becoming a must in order to secure the digital assets. Technologies like Privileged Access Management empower organizations to implement Zero Trust without creating complex or disruptive processes for their users, offering tight security and business productivity”.

Event Details
Date: 22-04-2021
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
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About Africa Cyber Defense Forum

THE AFRICA CYBER Defense Forum is a continental platform for public-private cooperation.

The forum through its well-curated and world-class content, engages top-level government, Technology experts, business leaders, and other leaders of society to shape the continental, regional, and industry agendas in African cyberspace.

Our activities are anchored in our passionate pursuit of better and safer technology and we are seeking to shape the future of information security, cyber defense, and cybersecurity through progressive and inspiring conversations in technology and offering thought leadership to both governments, society, and the private sector.

We believe that technology has the potential to bring transformative change in the continent and society, but we must ensure that it is equally secure. This is why by bringing together experts from all walks of life in a business conscious platform we can make a positive change in our society.


A software company providing cybersecurity solutions, WALLIX is a European specialist in Identity and Access Security Solutions. WALLIX’s unified solutions portfolio enables companies to respond to today’s data protection challenges. WALLIX solutions guarantee detection of and resilience to cyberattacks, which enables business continuity. The solutions also ensure compliance with regulatory requirements regarding access to IT infrastructures and critical data. The portfolio of unified solutions is distributed through a network of more than 180 resellers and integrators worldwide. Listed on the Euronext (ALLIX), WALLIX supports more than 1,200 organizations in securing their digital transformation. WALLIX is a founding member of the HEXATRUST group and has been included in the Futur40, the first ranking of growth companies on the stock exchange published by Forbes France and is part of the Tech 40 index.

WALLIX affirms its digital responsibility and is committed to contributing to the construction of a trusted European digital space, guaranteeing the security and confidentiality of data for organizations as well as for individuals concerned about the protection of their digital identity and privacy. Digital technology, whether for professional or personal use, must be ethical and responsible to pursue a secure societal digital transformation that respects individual freedoms. |

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