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Ghana CyberSecurity aims to be the premier and marquee Information Security and Assurance event for technologists, auditors, risk managers, and entrepreneurs, gathering the world’s top practitioner, to share the latest research, case studies and practices, in the high energy atmosphere of the British Council, Accra.


Why You Should Attend

• Keynote: Insightful keynote addresses delivered by leading industry visionaries from thought leaders of critical infrastructure.

• Delivery: Parallel Running Tracks and Hands-on Advanced Training Sessions. (builder/breaker/defender) with world-renowned subject matter experts

• Format: Sessions will be delivered in 30, 60 or 90 minute blocks, for better topic coverage and improved learning experience.

• Location: Convenient location at the heart of Accra

• Value: Competitive and lower pricing.

• Live Training With Hands-On Bootcamp: Same courseware as APPSEC conferences, with Boot camp hours to reinforce learning.

• Your Instructor: OWASP Instructors are real world practitioners with years of experience.

• Networking: You will get to know your InfoSec peers and can collaborate long after the training, with a unique platform to showcase products and services to decision makers, government, policy makers, investigators, regulators, law enforcement agencies, and security and defense establishments.

• Online tools: Access to free resources and audio files.

• Smaller class sizes: You get more one-on-one time with your instructor so you can master course material.

• Certification: You get a certificate at the end of your training demonstrating you have the technical skills needed to meet their security responsibilities.

• Standard: Many private companies and government agencies now require new job candidates to have knowledge of OWASP.

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Who Should Attend?

Developers, Auditors, Risk Managers, Executives, Management, Press, Law Enforcement, Entrepreneurs, Executives, Policy Makers, Managers, Technical Leaders, Analysts, Engineers, and Students, Law Enforcement & Legal Authorities and Entrepreneurs

Registration details

Special Registration and Membership Prices

1 day event: Thursday event (Exhibition, Main event and Canapés and cocktail): GH₵180 or $90

1 day event: Friday event (Training): GH₵100 or $50

2 day event: Thursday & Friday event: GH₵200 or $100

Corporate & Group Registration

10% discount for 6 people and over

20% discount for 10 people and over

Register Now

To get a formal quote for company or group registrations, please send an email to get quote

All attendees have access to of all Ghana CyberSecurity activities including Exhibitor Showroom and Networking session.

Cancellations, Refunds, and Substitutions

All ticket sales are final and our general policy is no refunds, but we are willing to make exceptions for extraordinary circumstances. Let us know if you think you should be considered for an exception.

In the event you are not able to attend the event, we are able to substitute registrations at no charge until December 1, 2013.

After December 1, a minimal charge will be associated with any substitute registrations to cover administrative and badge re-printing fees.


British Council

Liberia Road

P O Box GP 771


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Hotels & Accommodation

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Travel & Tourism News: Ghana makes its entry at 4th place to visit in 2013, out of 46 places to visit in 2013

Want to sponsor this event? OWASP events attract a variety of audience interested in “what’s next?” By becoming an OWASP Conference sponsor, you can increase your brand’s visibility while helping to support OWASP’S mission.

Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is an open-source, not-for-profit application security organization made up of corporations, educational organizations, and individuals from around the world. Providing free, vendor-neutral, practical, cost-effective application security guidance, the organization is the de-facto standards body for web application security used by developers and organizations globally.

Join attendees, ranging from thought leaders, security architects and developers, gather to share cutting-edge ideas, initiatives and technology advancements.

• 2 day event consisting of talks and providing training

• Tracks focusing on the core OWASP mission (Builder, Breaker, Defender)

• Keynote addresses by world renowned Industry experts

• Exhibit area offering solutions to your Information Technology and Information Security challenges

Global Reach: OWASP supports 30,000+ individual participants, more than 65 organizational and 60 academic supporters via 200 local chapters in 75+ countries across 6 continents.

• Access to key representatives and decision-makers from all the major industries and Government sectors

• World renowned speakers

• Conference is focused on Application and Cyber Security to provide solutions to your problems

• At the heart of Accra – Location, Location, Location

• Discounts for OWASP Corporate Supporters

Jim Manico:


Jim Manico is the VP of Security Architecture for WhiteHat Security, a web security firm. He authors and delivers developer security awareness training for WhiteHat Security and has a 20 year history building software as a developer and architect.

Jim is also a global board member for the OWASP foundation where he helps drive the strategic vision for the organization. He manages and participates in several OWASP projects, including the OWASP cheat sheet series and several additional secure coding projects.

Ahmed Neil:


Ahmed Neil is Delta - Egypt chapter leader, since the year 2011. Neil is passionate with everything about security. He is working hard to make Web application Security possible in Egypt.

Ahmed Neil has a B.A. in Management Information Systems, a diploma in Information systems, and Msc. Information Security specializing in Computer Forensics from faculty of computers and information sciences - Mansoura university- Egypt. Recently, Neil is working as a Database Consultant at Mansoura university Information Network office.

Option 1: Building secure web applications boot camp

Option 2: Introduction to Digital forensics

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Travel & Tourism News: Ghana makes its entry at 4th place to visit in 2013, out of 46 places to visit in 2013


Government Institutions


Ghana High Commission, United Kingdom


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Theodore Sagoe

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