Iiyaaz hoosain
Working to build trust in IT systems and processes for improved accountability.

Ilyaaz M Hoosain

EY Africa Senior Manager: South Africa, Cybersecurity Threat Management Lead

Passionate about cybersecurity. Drives efficiencies and challenges the status quo. Techie at heart. If there’s a new gadget, he’s already broken it. Optimist. Husband, and father of two.

Areas of focus Cybersecurity Risk

As the EY Africa Cyber Threat Management Leader, Ilyaaz focuses on vulnerability assessment and penetration testing (VAPT), maturity assessments, and the successful implementations of managed SIEM environments, within the Financial Services sector.

Ilyaaz has over 19 years of Information Technology experience, which includes more than 15 years specialising in Information Security Management.

Since joining EY, he has led cybersecurity audits, assessments and implementations across the financial, retail and mining sectors, including engagements within both large and start-up banks. Recently, he has focused his efforts on highlighting the importance of cybersecurity within the Financial Services and Retail sectors.

Ilyaaz holds CISSP, CISM and CEH certifications.

How Ilyaaz is building a better working world

As the demand for cybersecurity increases in the growing digital economy, the demand for cybersecurity skills increases alongside it.

Ilyaaz develops young cybersecurity talent that can confidently and competently engage on the latest cyber issues of the day.

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