Bernard Munyaradzi Chadenga


Job Title: Head of Cyber and Information Security

Company: rain South Africa


Bernard Chadenga is a cyber security, cyber risk, and information security governance subject matter expert. His primary focus is on leveraging Afrocentric cybersecurity strategies to secure not only IT environments, but also Cloud, Operational Technology (OT), and the Internet of Things (IOT). He has over 16 years of local and global experience working with corporations, as well as state and non-state owned key African infrastructures. Bernard is also involved in a number of cybersecurity speaking engagements and is deeply committed to youth development.

2021 - Present Head of Cyber and Information Security, Rain South Africa
2018 - 2021 Senior Manager Cyber Security, PwC
2017 - 2018 CyberSecurity Supervisor: Technology Advisory - Information Protection & Business Resilience, KPMG South Africa
2015 - 2017 IT Security Consultant, ICAS Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd
2015 - 2015 Lead Technician Security, ENABLING ICT SOLUTIONS
2009 - 2014 ICT Specialist, Delta Beverages Pvt Ltd
2007 - 2007 IT Attaché, Zimpapers (Pvt) Ltd

2013 - 2017 Master of Science (MSc), University of Liverpool
2005 - 2008 Bachelor's in Business Management and Information Technology (HONS), Catholic University Of Zimbabwe
2000 - 2001, Prince Edward School

About rain is South Africa: Rain is a proudly South African company and South Africa's first data-only network. Rain has only been around since 2016, but it has been quite busy. In 2019, it also launched Africa's first standalone 5G network. Rain's 5G coverage has now increased sixfold, reaching over 4 million South African households via over 1000 5G sites across the country. Rain believes that South Africans can achieve great things if they have easy access to affordable internet. It's time to show the rest of the world what we're made of.

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