Founder & CE of The Banchi Group , South Africa
Collen Mphabantshi is an analytic and meticulous individual who is passionate about learning new things and discovering new ways of doing things. A serial entrepreneur who is the Founder & CE of The Banchi Group which launched LyfBit.Com App in 2020, and about to launch Leafy Mall Marketplace in 2021. His professional experience spans across Mobile Development, Cyber Security (Forensic) and currently Fraud Strategy. He has worked with international teams in countries such as Tanzania, Kenya and Mozambique. As a Cyber Security pundit, he is frequently invited to speak on platforms such as The Legal Show conferences, Radio Shows and TV.
Collen is also an academic who holds BSc Computer Science Degree (2014) & BSc Computer Science Honours (2016) both from the University of Pretoria. He has completed various certifications and courses with globally recognized institutions. In July 2021 he’ll be enrolling for The Power MBA to further enhance his entrepreneurial skills and capacity. Some of his qualifications are as follows:
a. Post Graduate Certificate Project Management, 2015 with Regenesys Business School.
b. EnCase Certified EXAMINER (EnCE) certification, 2018 with OpenText.
c. GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner, 2019 with SANS Technology Institute.
d. Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age, 2020 with Harvard University.
Collen is a highly motivated entrepreneur, an enthusiastic Public Speaker and a hardworking professional who continues to find ways to improve himself in all aspects of life.
Session: A Cyber Security Threat Perspective – SA’s 2020 Overview.
The session will take a posture of providing perspective on the cyber security effects after the introducing new technology, internet and smartphone to the broader society. The session will take its cue from the research I have conducted and personal experience on the ground in South Africa. I will also highlight the impact of Covid-19 on the South African Cyber Security Landscape.
I a nutshell the session will provide an overview of cyber security landscape and the impact of Covid-19.
- A Cyber Security Problem & some prominect attacks recently in SA
- Why SA is vulnarable?
- What can organisations & people do to protect themselves?