Securing FinTech’s Future: Opportunities & Challenges in FinTech & Cybersecurity
This MAFH session was held on the 30th of April where you can explore how the pandemic has been a catalyst for FinTech opportunities and cybersecurity challenges.
Our industry-leading panellists discuss the international trends in FinTech, including the rapid growth of e-commerce and online transactions, digitisation and remote working. They explore the ramifications of these from a security perspective, as well as discuss consumer awareness issues, including the recent major data breaches that have been in the news, with key following representatives:
Through this session, you can expect to gain an overview of the current dynamics of FinTech and cybersecurity both locally and globally, as well as insights into how to protect yourself and your business!
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Eddie Meek – FinTech Senior Lead at Harel Mallac Technologies
A technologist at heart and passionate about the customer experience, with over 25 years’ experience in ICT businesses specializing in large transactional systems. Experience across application development and the IT operational layer. Passionate about blockchain technology and all things Crypto.
Krishna Radhakeesoon – Partner at BDO IT Consulting Ltd
Krishna has over 18 years of experience working with banking, insurance, leasing, hospitality, retail, manufacturing, and healthcare clients in Mauritius, United Kingdom, Kenya, Rwanda, Seychelles, Madagascar, Comoros and Burundi. He heads a team of specialists delivering various assignments including cybersecurity strategy, cybersecurity awareness training, vulnerability assessments and penetration testing, IT security assessment, ISO 27001 implementation, IT general controls reviews, application controls reviews, IT risk assessments, IT project assurance, IT policies and procedures development, business continuity planning, ISO 22301 implementation, system change and data migration reviews, and big data analysis.
William Dean Leung Pah Hang – Cybersecurity Manager at Ernst & Young Ltd
William is a Manager in EY’s Consulting Service in Mauritius. He has over 7 years of experience in cybersecurity, working in various countries including Mauritius, Seychelles, South Africa, Lesotho, Burundi, Zambia, and Qatar. His most memorable project is the implementation and support of a national cybersecurity framework across 102 companies.
The Mauritius Africa FinTech Hub is a fast-growing ecosystem where entrepreneurs, corporations, governments, tech experts, investors, financial service providers, universities and research institutions can collaborate to build cutting-edge solutions for the emerging African market.