Uganda is hosting the East African Regional Conference on Information Security taking place this week.
The information security conference will be hosted by Information system Audit and control Association Kampala chapter (ISACA Kampala chapter) under the theme “Opportunities and Challenges of New Technology; A New Era or a New Normal?
ISACA Kampala Chapter president Hussein Isingoma told East African Business that the conference will attract information security experts and chief Executive officers from various cooperate companies in the region who will be sharing their experience in Information security system.
“East African region is experiencing positive progress in the IT industry more innovations have been developed especially in the information system however the region is also facing challenges with controlling Information system that is why we are going to assemble in Kampala and share more skills in Information Governance , Information security and Information risk management” he explained
Isingoma who is also the Assistant commissioner Forensics and Risk Adversary in the ministry of Finance planning and economic Development added that apart from discussing information management, the conference will offer opportunities for the business communities to discuss other vital topics related to Business development such as Business Transformation, Information and Technology strategies and social media which is the growing trend in the IT industry.
The 4th Annual ISACA Kampala chapter will be officially opened by Uganda s Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Ruganad and it’s expected to attract more than 250 participants from the EAC block.
ISACA Kampala chapter is one of the growing chapters globally recently it worn the International award as the leading growing chapter in the medium category.