Work

Academic Background

He is a Certified Ethical Hacker and holds a Master of Technology degree in Information Security & Cyber Forensics from SRM University in India. He also holds a Bachelor of Technology with Honors Degree in Computer Science from the Harare Institute of Technology. He is also a Certified Oracle Java Standard Edition Programmer. In addition to that he is an alumnus of the South Korea Computer Science Academic Exchange Scholarship (Daejeon University, South Korea).

 Experience

Passionate Cybersecurity/ICT Security specialist with experience in the creation and deployment of solutions protecting networks,  systems and information assets, policy design and analysis as well as firewall analysis, risk assessment and penetration testing, and intrusion detection/prevention. Has conducted emergency incident response as well as penetration tests for various companies. E-Council Certified Ethical Hacker, Oracle Java – Oracle Certified Java Professional Programmer. Experience in training hands on ethical hacking and digital forensics across at HIT, Zimbabwe and regionally.

Publications & Conferences

He has written multiple research papers in fields encompassing mobile computing and cyber security for international publications and has also presented his researches at international conferences. He has conducted workshop and presentations in Zimbabwe, India, S. Korea, Tanzania and Namibia.

Research & Technology Interests

Defensive Security, Social Cyber Security, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Machine Learning – Tensor flow, Sklearn, Jupyter, Python Programming, Siem, Alien vault, Maltego, Canari Framework, Splunk, Virtualization – VMware, Virtual box, Docker, Linux – Debian, Centos, Red hat, Digital Forensics, Network Analysis, Java, Malware Analysis, Kali OS, Metasploit. 

Membership

  • Professional Engineer – Zimbabwe Institute of Engineers
  • Internet Society (ISOC) Member
  • Python Zimbabwe Committee
  • Zimbabwe High Performance Computing Forum Member
  • Zimbabwe Information & Communication Technologies (ZICT)
  • Blockchain Association of Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe Institute of Engineers
  • Data Science Zimbabwe
  • Django Software Foundation
  • Python Software Foundation

Awards

Joint Best Graduating Student in Computer Science @ Harare Institute of Technology, 2012

South Korean Government Academic Scholarship – to study for one year in South Korea, 2011-2012 resulting in a collaborative B. Tech Degree with Harare Institute of Technology

US TechCamp Fellow – United States State Department Cyber Security TechCamp Namibia – Namibia, 2018

Awarded Django Software Foundation Individual Member – 2018 Nominated, seconded and approved as an Individual Member of the Django Software Foundation, in recognition of his services and contribution to the Django community. Django is the biggest Python web development framework.

Korean International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Fellow – 2019 ICT Global Governance

Outside of day job i enjoy writing technical articles as well as general commentary on topics of interest, below are some of the things i have written.