Computer Society of Zimbabwe

Summer School 2015

Elephant Hills Resort, Victoria Falls


Integrated Threat Defence – the future of information security.

Managing Information Security Overview.

Understanding Risk Assurance

Group Discussions and Networking

Financial Language for IT Professionals

Information Security Legislative Imperatives.

Information Security Governance : What the board needs to know

Preparation: Audits and Information Security

Managing Fraud, Breaches and Digital Forensics

Sponsors Presentations


Professor Rossouw von Solms
Director:Institute for ICT Advancement, NMMU, PE, SA

Professor Rossouw von Solms is the Director of the Institute for ICT Advancement at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, South Africa.


Senior Manager in Risk and Assurance Department at Ernst & Young

He has extensive experience in IT Advisory & Risk Assurance. He has worked on a diversity of assignments in Zimbabwe, South Africa, Zambia & Malawi designing, developing, implementing and supporting methodologies and procedures that enable a sustainable IT Risk Management Program.


Brighton Taengwa (CIA, CISA, CRISC, CISM)
Associate Director in Ernst & Young Advisory Services in Zimbabwe

Brighton Taengwa is an Associate Director in Ernst & Young Advisory Services in Zimbabwe. He has extensive experience providing IT Advisory and IT Risk Management service in North America, Middle East and Africa.


Clever Haparari (ISO27001-LI, PMP, ITIL)
Head - Group ICT at FBC Holdings

15+ years of developing and delivering ICT Solutions, supporting and managing ICT operations across multiple domains of industry, amongst them BSFI ( Banking, Financial Services and Insurance),ICT, Telecommunications, Retail and Government. Clever has over the years acquired and applied expert competences in Information Security Implementation and Management , ICT Projects, Programs and Portfolio Management ,IT Service Management, Business/Payment Solutions design and Implementation, ICT Governance and Corporate and ICT Strategy Formulation and Management. He is currently the Project Manager for IS27001-ISMS Implementation at FBC Holdings Limited. Clever is a Full Member CSZ (Harare Chapter Committee Member - Special Projects), Full Member PMI - Global, Committee Member - SAZ -STC (Electro technical and ICT)


Cleopas Chiketa (IAF Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF))
General Manager Tel One Centre for Learning (TCFL)

). He Holds a Master of Commerce Strategic Management & Corporate Governance (Midlands State University - Zim) , Currently pursuing a Master of Management Business Executive Coaching (Wits Business School –RSA), a Master Certificate in Phillips ROI Methodology (Villanova University & ROI Institute Inc. – USA ) , a BSc Hons Human Resource Management (MSU –Zim) ,Program in Knowledge Management (University of Stellenbosch Business School –RSA) , CIPD Coaching & Organizational Development Conference London (2012) A Service Quality Institute (SQI) USA Certified Customer Service Trainer . He is trained as a Performance Management Way Consultant and Trainer by SAB Miller, RED Certified Coach by Coca-Cola Global University, Targeted Selection Trained by Development Dimensions International (DDI) , Expert Negotiator by GIBS . He was nominated & listed under the 2011 Who is Who of professionals (USA) and was crowned the Best Manager under the Delta Corporation /Mandel Training Centre Management Development Program


Paul Beyleveld
Certified Information Systems Security Professional and Engineer, CISCO

. With more than 10 years of extensive field experience combined with continuous certified vender training, he has developed technical expertise in the information security field and thrive to remain on the leading edge of technology. He is at his best engaging in solution design, technical implementations, public speaking, client engagements and collaborating with colleagues, partners and customers. He is valued for his “can-do” attitude and readiness to help. Representing Cisco advances security technologies for over four years, he takes pride in delivering business value to customers by solving security problems through intimate customer knowledge and taking an architectural approach.


Tendai Kanjanda
PWC:Forensic Risks and Control

Tendai is a Manager in the Forensics Technology Department with over 10 years’ experience in Information Technology support and management. She has gained experience in Computer Forensic Analysis using tailored forensic software to forensically extract and analyse existing and recovered data. She has also gained valuable experience in Information Security and successfully implemented the local firm’s ISO 22301:2012 certified Business Continuity Management System.


Thompson Mucheki
PWC : Forensic Risks and Control

Thompson is a Senior Manager in PwC’s Forensic Services unit with over 24 years fraud investigation experience extending from the police service (including the Serious Fraud Squad), the financial services sector and Big 4 forensic audit environment. A Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Thompson is well versed in investigating bank fraud schemes, procurement fraud, money laundering, ethics breaches et cetera. He has investigated local and transnational fraud thus gaining vast knowledge in fraud risk management frameworks and methodologies. He has been a speaker at fraud forums in Zimbabwe and South Africa.


Michelle Dandara
Snr IT Consultant : AMG Global

Michelle is a Senior IT Consultant at AMG Global Data Solutions (Private) Limited, a member firm of AMG Global Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors(, (“AMG Global”) which specialize in the provision of external audits, IT assurance, business advisory, training and related services. She holds a Masters Degree in Strategic Management and Corporate Governance, and an Honors Degree in Information Systems.

Summer School 2015 : Program Line Up

Wed 25 Nov 2015

1400 - 1900:Delegates Arrival and Check-in CSZ Secretariat. Delegate rooms will be available from 1400hrs. Please note that lunch is not provided.

1900 - 2130 : Welcome Cocktail Party

Thur 26th November 2015

Frolgate Technology & CISCO day

0700 - 0800 : Registration: CSZ Secretariat

0800 - 0810 : Opening Remarks: MC (Mr Justin Mupinda)

0810 - 0825 : Information Security Driving Innovation : CSZ President

0825 - 0855 : Keynote Address – Topic to be confirmed :Prof Rossouw Von Solms

0855 - 0905 : Case Study Presentation : Simon Pitt

0905 - 0945 : Managing Information Security Overview: Mudiwa Mvere/Clever Haparari

0945 - 1015 : Sponsor Presentation : FBC ReInsurance

1015 - 1100 : Tea Break & Exhibition : All

1100 - 1200 : Integrated Threat Defence – the future of information security : Frolgate Technology/CISCO

1200 - 1230 : Guest of Honour Official Opening : Minister of ICTPCS – Hon. Supa Mandiwanzira

1230 - 1315 : Lunch : ALL

1415 - 1515 : Understanding Risk Assurance : Tafadzwa Mavhunga/Brighton Taengwa

1515 – 1545: Tea Break : Everyone

1545 - 1700 : Group Discussions/Case Study : ALL DELEGATES

1800 - 2030 : The Boma Dinner : Sponsored by Frolgate Technology and Cisco

Fri 27 November 2015

0800 - 0900 : Legislative Imperatives Part: Mr Franklin Zingani

0900 - 0945 : Preparation: Audits and Information SecurityMichelle Dandara

0945 - 1015 : Sponsor PresentationTendo Electronics

1015 - 1045 : Tea Break

1045 - 1145 : Managing Fraud, Breaches and Digital Forensics : Tendai Kanjanda/Thompson Mucheki

1145 - 1215 : Putting the Investor binoculars on – How can Information Security professionals establish ROI : Cleopas Chiketa

1215 - 1245 : Business Finance for IT Professionals: Nyasha Chasakara

1245 - 1345 : Lunch : Everyone

1345 - 1415 : Sponsors Presentation : IDSS

1415 - 1445 : Professional Membership Presentation : CSZ

1445 - 1450 : Sponsor Presentation: Bit Mari

1450 - 1515 : Group Feedback Session : All

1515 - 1540 : CSZ Members Meeting : CSZ Membership

1600 - 1900 : Networking Activity : All

1900 - 2100 : Gala Dinner (African Theme) : Drinks sponsored by Delta Beverages : All

Sat 28 November 2015

0700 - 1000 : Breakfast Available : All

0830 - 0900 : Delegate Departure : All


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Sponsorship Plans

Esteemed sponsor, CSZ invites you to take advantage of its ICT annual conference, The CSZ Regional Summer School 2015, focusing on : INFORMATION SECURITY. Below are some of the sponsorship plans which you can take up.

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Delegate Fees

Esteemed ICT Professionals, Technocrats and Captains of ICT Industry, CSZ invites you, to be part of its ICT annual conference, the CSZ Regional Summer School 2015, focusing on : INFORMATION SECURITY.

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Our Sponsors

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    Integrated Digital Security Solutions

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    23rd Century

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    Delta Corporation

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    Trust Academy

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    FBC Holdings

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    FBC Reinsurence

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    ICDL Africa

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This conference is estimated be attended by over 200 delegates comprising of national, regional and international businesses, policy makers, ICT professionals, ICT practitioners and the academia. Summer School 2015 will focus on Information Security.

Key topics to be discussed

  • Standards and best practices for Information Security.
  • Key building blocks for developing Information Security Management Systems.
  • Governance and Security: What the board needs to know.
  • Managing your organizations’ security.

  • The Computer Society of Zimbabwe was founded in 1974 with the primary objective of benefiting the ICT Industry and all people who work in it. The Society's aims are to educate the general public on the use and development of Electronic Data Processing, today more widely known as Information Communication Technology.

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