Celia Mantshiyane is graced with many talents. Currently the CISO at MTN South Africa, she was the group chief information security officer of Coca-Cola Africa and worked as a senior manager of IT infrastructure and operations at Sasria SOC limited.
With over a decade long experience in the cyber security world, Celia has many accolades to her name. She has been featured in the Global Top 100 CISO, Top 50 Cybersecurity Women in Africa, 45 Most Influential Women in Digital Transformation and most recently among the Top 10 Guardians Of Cyber Space.
Prior to this, Celia was the acting senior manager at the auditor-general of South Africa, where she supervised several tasks, including a program of business change for the ICT department at Auditor general. She also extended her support to several projects in a span of six months and worked as a business unit manager for another four years.
As a financial accountant at SABC in the Mmabatho area, South Africa, Celia performed managerial duties and contributed to SABC’s commercial and strategic planning for over 6 years.
In a brief interaction with The Cyber Express, Celia discussed the various aspects of cyber risks, building trust and maneuvering risks among organizations and the need for companies to move from technology security to business security. She also spoke about organizations and the use of Artificial Intelligence to combat cyber security risks.