Date(s) - Mar 31, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm



Presenter: Prof Danny Myburgh (South Africa)  Managing Director of Cyanre – The Digital Forensic Lab

Who is the dark force behind Cyber Threats? We have global syndicates operating from East and West Africa, from the Eastern Bloc countries. We have groups such as the Black Axes, who is involved in anything from drug trafficking, human trafficking to Catfishing, Sextortion and Ransomware. We have Ransomware and Threat Actors such as GandCrab, REvil, Sodin, Ryuk,Wizard Spider, DarkSide, Ragnar Locker and then we have BOB. 

 BOB is you ever so helpful co-worker that helped you that once when your printer didn’t wanted to work, or when you needed a new printer cartridge, he brough it over, or do you remember that time when you dripped mustard on your shirt at the company picnic and he handed you a napkin – OR do you remember that time when BOB was the guy that read all the CEO’s emails, or when BOB spied on the ladies via their webcams, or when BOB plated a Logic Bomb which formatted all the servers when he got fired….

During this presentation we will give an overview of the Cyber threats facing businesses in South Africa and we will explore the instances when an employee or disgruntled employee goes rouge and is the threat in Cyberthreat.



Prof Danny Myburgh is the Managing Director of Cyanre – The Digital Forensic Lab, Cybercom Africa and LexTrado EDS, which specializes in digital forensic investigations, data fraud trend analysis, Incident Response, ediscovery services and litigation support services. Danny is an Associate Professor of Practice at NWU. Danny established and commanded the SAPS National Computer Crime Investigation Unit from 2000 until 2002. Danny was the chairman of the Interpol African Working Party on Cyber Crime from 2002 until 2005 and represented Africa on the Interpol International Steering Committee on Cyber Crime. He was the chairperson of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners Cyber Forensic Forum from 2011 to early 2016 and again since beginning of 2018. Danny is the vice-chairman of the Association of Certified E-Discovery

Specialist South Africa Danny was also a member of the BRICS Expert Working Group on Cyber Security aimed at enhancing the coordination on Cybersecurity issues between the BRICS States. Danny’s Qualifications include:

  • BComm Honours degree in Information Systems – Cyber Forensics (UCT-2013) (Cum Laude)
  • MComm – Forensic Accounting degree (NWU-2016) (Cum Laude)
  • CEDS – Certified E-Discovery Specialist
  • CCBI – Certified Cryptocurrency & Blockchain Investigator



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