Chief Information Security Officer

South Africa

Mrs. Sithembile Songo

Ms. Sithembile Songo has been specialising in information security since 2003 and her experience is augmented by several leadership roles in both public and private sectors, including Financial, Telecom, Public Sector, Consulting firm, Energy sector and other State-owned entities. She holds a Master of Science in Information Security and several cyber security professional certifications.
Sithembile is passionate about cybersecurity and enabling organisations to achieve their business objectives in a secure manner to fulfil their mandates. Besides her extensive experience in other information/cyber security domains, she has also played a pivotal role in developing and implementing robust information security strategies to protect organisations against the increased attack surface, in support of the swift digital migration initiatives and hybrid mode of working.
Sithembile is currently heading the Information Security pillar of a wholly state-owned entity.