About The Cyber Security Institute

The Cyber Security Institute is an information security company which provides unique 360˚ cyber and data security solutions to the public and private sectors. CSI leads with a unique risk based approach in leading organisations to cyber resilience through both solutions, advisory services, research and training.

Who We Are

CSI has a high level of in-house expertise which has enabled us to develop bespoke and innovative solutions for both the corporate and SME market. Over the past decade we have developed a proven track record in the regional cyber security domain.

CSI’s core values are professionalism, expertise and integrity. Our products provide value, affordability, and accessible pathways to cyber security growth. Our corporate responsibility focuses on driving the development of cyber security awareness and building capacity in the region in order to enhance safety online and protect economic growth.

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Prof Elmarie Biermann

CSI Chief Executive Officer – Professor Elmarie Biermann

Professor Elmarie Biermann holds a PhD in Computer Security and boasts experience in both the academic and private sectors. She has an extensive list of international research and technical publications, is an acknowledged keynote speaker and a regular expert panelist on cyber-crime, cyber warfare and cyber intelligence. She previously held an Adjunct Professorship at the French South African Institute of Technology, growing Security as a research field in the Nano-satellite environment. Elmarie currently holds an Extraordinary Associate Professorship in the Department of Strategic Studies, Stellenbosch.

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Chief Technology Officer – Justin Westcott

Justin Westcott holds an Honours in Military Technology (Cum Laude). He spent 10 years in the South African National Defence Force as a military pilot, before transitioning to the private sector. He has experience in security consulting, training, and research, whilst his passion for the Cyber Security led to the design and development of specialized security solutions.

He has published several international research papers, presented findings at local conferences and assisted enterprises in understanding the road to security maturity.