Top 10 Cyber Security Companies in Africa - 2022

In response to widespread digitalization across business sectors, the cyber security landscape on the African continent is highly dynamic and rapidly evolving. A study by Symantec and the African Union reveals the economic potential of cyber in Africa, with an estimated market value of 75 Million Dollars in 2025. However, the risk of cyber-attacks has also increased with the rapid digitalization in verticals such as banking and financial services, government, and the oil and gas industries. The improved awareness and the adoption of various cyber security services that are needed to safeguard smart grid devices, digitalized businesses, and IoT-based smart cities are also driving the South Africa Cyber Security Market. With an increasingly competitive market, choosing the right cyber-security solutions and consulting expertise can be a daunting task.

In this edition of CIOReview, we present the list of the Top 10 Cyber Security Companies in Africa - 2022 and the Top 5 Cyber Security Companies in South Africa - 2022 that enable businesses to meet strategic objectives most securely. VIC IT, Knovation Solutions, and AAA Bits Consulting are companies that provide pragmatic solutions backed by reliable and realistic planning. These companies' diverse experience renders perspective on numerous sectors and various organizations, allowing them to plan, execute and deliver in line with their industry needs.

We also bring to you thought leadership articles and exclusive insights from expert CIOs and CXOs - Bernard Gavgani, Group CIO, BNP Paribas, Mark Alvarado, Director of Cyber Security & IT Compliance, Academy Sports + Outdoors sharing their expertise on how to approach IT security from a holistic perspective. We hope the valuable insights from industry thought leaders and the cyber security organizations featured in this edition help you make informed decisions for your organization.

    Top Cyber Security Companies in Africa

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    AAA Bits Consulting is an IT Security solution provider focused on enabling clients’ businesses meet strategic objectives in the most secure manner. Its goal is to help businesses achieve an AAA rating in their information security initiatives, hence promoting the realization of business objectives in the contemporary digital world

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    Knovation Solutions assures digital security and protection to remote-work employees of companies that are using endpoint devices, whether personal or corporate-owned. It provides a broad spectrum of security solutions with the help of software vendors and best-of-breed product offerings by cyber security companies.

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    Addicnet Group

    Addicnet Group

    VIPs, Brands, and Companies may manage their digital risks with Dico's assistance, and their data is protected from threat actors and snoopers. Their operational hubs are in South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, and Rwanda. Dico is a part of the Addicnet Group, which CIOReview named one of the top 20 tech companies in Africa for the year 2020

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    AGILEUM

    AGILEUM

    Leading IT consulting company AGILEUM works with companies that want to take advantage of technology. Emerging technologies are transforming businesses, markets, and entire economies in today's digital world. To cut costs, increase income, and gain a competitive edge, a growing number of Mauritius businesses are incorporating new technology into their operational procedures

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    CyberSOC Africa

    CyberSOC Africa

    In order to combat the enormous difficulties in safeguarding businesses from cyberattacks throughout Africa, CyberSOC® was established. Due to the rising cyberthreats, hazards, and exploits as well as the global dearth of cybersecurity specialists and skills, particularly in the African market, the company has become a prominent player in Nigeria and other African nations

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    Iconis

    Iconis

    Icon Information Systems (ICONIS) is a global provider of integrated infrastructure and services for information technology (IT). The main force behind efficiency and profitability in the business world at the moment is technology. The ICONIS team can give organisation a competitive edge to a special combination of IT know-how and real-world business experience

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    Liquid Intelligent Technologies

    Liquid Intelligent Technologies

    Liquid Intelligent Technologies specialises in wholesale voice termination, pan-African telecommunications, internet exchange, high speed, low latency networking, datacentres, telecommunications services, and cross-border connectivity

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    ProComm

    ProComm

    "ProComm facilitates ICT solutions and services, with an improvised vision of business enhancement and is critically accredited by industry-leading technology vendors like Cisco Systems, Checkpoint Security, DellEMC, Fortinet, VMware, Ruckus, Veeam, F5 Partner, Riverbed Partner, and Palo Alto Networks Partner "

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    SecurityHQ

    SecurityHQ

    With nearly 20 years of experience, SecurityHQ specialises in information security, ICT consulting, engineering & integration management, cyber security, SOC monitoring, threat intelligence and monitoring, vulnerability assessment, firewall management, managed security solutions and intelligence, and incident response services

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    Trustcom

    Trustcom

    As a leading cybersecurity solution provider, Trustcom holds a firm ground in information security and business consulting, along with web designing, third-party risk, and career counselling, facilitating its businesses with increased cost-efficiency, efficacy, and safety