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Digital Trust and Security Seminar Series: Omotolani Olowosule and Iretioluwa Akerele

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Summary: Join us for a special edition of the Digital Trust and Security Seminar Series where we will host two of the co-founders of CyBlack: Omotolani Olowosule and Iretioluwa Akerele. CyBlack is a black community for Cyber security students in UK, which currently has over 500 students.

In this seminar, our speakers will discuss the outcomes of their research. Omotolani's research focuses on Mindfulness in Cloud Security, whereas Iretioluwa's research looks at Information Security Controls Integration and Implementation.

Bio - Omotolani Olowosule: With over 5 years working experience in Information Technology Industry, Omotolani has a strong technical understanding and experience of various aspects Cybersecurity, including but not limited to: Multi Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP), Security Governance and Compliance Advisory Solutions, Cloud Computing, Cloud Architecture, Information Security, Risk Management, Industry Standards, Secure Enterprise Infrastructure, Security Assessments, Gap Analysis and Maturity Assessments. She is one of the co-founders of CyBlack and Cloudrica, initiatives which promote inclusivity and diversity through training, mentoring, talent development, partnerships, research, and public speaking in Cybersecurity and Cloud Technologies (respectively).

Bio - Iretioluwa Akerele: Iretioluwa is an Information Security Manager with over 8 years experience in Information Security, Data Privacy, Regulatory Compliance, Implementation of Security Controls and Risk Governance. She recently submitted her PhD (submission date: August 2023). The main output of her research is to build an information security road map for practitioners to enhance their organisation's security posture. She is a co-founder of CyBlack, which currently supports a network of over 500 black Cybersecurity students in the UK. Among other achievements she is a UN Women UK Delegate for CSW67 and Young CISO Award winner 2022.

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4 December 2023 14:00 - 16:00
DiSH, Heron House 47 Lloyd Street Manchester M2 5LE

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