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Taking security along on the M&A journey

Both acquisitions and de-mergers present companies with an opportunity to revisit their cyber security landscape.

Aug 7, 2020

Tackling the cyber security gender imbalance

Women are underrepresented in the global cyber security profession, even though women matter in cyber security because of the way they view and deal with risk.

Jun 12, 2020

Can cyber skills help alleviate poverty?

The more people we equip with technology knowledge and capability, the more opportunity for employment and business growth.

May 4, 2020

Three ways coronavirus is impacting cyber crime

Sophisticated cyber criminals are taking full advantage of the prevailing fear, uncertainty and doubt around the pandemic to gain financially.

Mar 31, 2020

Six steps to a seamless cloud security journey

With where we find ourselves today in relation to COVID-19, the urgency to move to the cloud has never been greater.

Sandro Bucchianeri
Absa group chief security officer

Sandro Bucchianeri is a senior security executive who holds two information security focused certifications (CISSP and CISM), as well as an MSc in Information Security from the prestigious Royal Holloway University of London. He has over two decades of security (information/cyber/physical) experience in both consulting and CISO/CSO roles. In these positions, he has worked with large enterprises and global, multi-cultural organisations, where he managed teams and programmes globally in the implementation of major initiatives relating to governance, risk and compliance, architecture and strategy. Bucchianeri has a strong background in security and is able to blend his strong technical ability with business requirements. He is also viewed as a trusted advisor for many of his global clients across the various industries in which he has worked. His energy and highly effective communication ability with board and C-level stakeholders, and his relationship management skills, coupled with his passion for security and technology, have been key to his success.