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Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU)

Speakers Profile

Craig Harwood

Managing Director, CyberArk - South Africa
With 15 years IT Security experience, Craig has established a reputation as one of Africa’s leading security skills, and is regularly called upon to deliver talks, security workshops and has delivering security roadmaps and strategies to Governments and industry alike. Craig maintains a network of contacts and partners throughout the African continent, with C-level, Ministerial and Senior management relationships at many of Africa’s Governments, telecommunications operators and banks in the region.
Craig has a passion for African business environment.

Selvana Naiken Gopalla

Information Security Consultant, National Computer Board - Mauritius

Selvana is a qualified security professional and regular speaker at CERT Mauritius, National Computer Board. As part of her present role as Information Security Consultant, she is very much involved in the implementation of Information Security Management Systems based on ISO 27001, security policies, risk/gap assessments and security audits for parastatal bodies and security awareness at the national level. Selvana has been in the field since the past 6 years, during which she also held roles in the transport industry in the UK and management consulting, technology services and outsourcing sector in Mauritius. ​


Graham Hallworth

Regional Director, West East Central Africa & Indian Ocean Islands for Micro Focus International Plc - Kenya

Graham was born in England in 1957. He read for a BSc Estate Management at the Reading University, UK.  He was the director of a number of UK Public listed Property Companies.  He moved to South Africa 1989 to join Murray & Roberts and in 1999, he was approached to head up Novell's business interests in Sub Saharan Africa (exc South Africa) and has been living in Kenya since then.  He is currently on the board of a number of Companies and Managing Director of Novell Africa Services Limited​.

Tony Da Costa
Technology Principal Consultant, SADC, Oracle Corporation - South Africa
Tony is a Principal Technology Consultant, focusing on Oracle Security Solutions from Database up to Applications level. Having worked for various Security companies, he acts as an advisor to Enterprise Management teams on information security matters. Based out of South Africa, Tony covers the whole of SADC region.