Edward Kiptoo | SVP Information Security Lead

Edward Kiptoo, SVP Information Security Lead, Citibank

Edward Kiptoo received a BSc Computer Science (First Class) from Egerton University, Kenya and Master of Business Leadership (UNISA), South Africa and is currently a Senior Vice President and Lead Information Security Officer for Citibank, Middle East and Africa division.  

He is a strong and skilled  Information Security expert and also an excellent technology and operations auditor with over 16 years’ experience, and leads a team of  professional information security officers in management of all information security functions in Africa.  

He holds the following certifications: Certified Information Systems and Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC). 

Previously, he was based in Kenya for over 7 years where he was instrumental in the centralization of both operations , Technology and information security activities in South Africa and was also the named as one of the Citi Global Information Security Officer of the year in 2008. 

Edward is an avid reader, likes farming and athletics. He is married and a proud father of two daughters.


VIP Conference Day 1 @ 15:50

Being prepared and preventing cyber fraud

  •     Going beyond “expert-based approaches” – doing ongoing penetration testing 
  •     Employing white hats and viewing the costs as an investment 
  •     A closer look at cloud services and their security standards 
  •     Using analytics and customer behaviour to identify malware and ransomware
  •     Does every market player invest as much as they should, and why 

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