Richard RUGIRA

Director of Cyber Security, Rwanda National Bank, Rwanda

I’m a cybersecurity engineer with 12 years of experience in cybersecurity. Director of Cyber Security in the National Bank of Rwanda, NBR since 2021 and previously SOC Manager for 4 years. I have coordinated the implementation of financial security operation center which is now operational and provides SOC services to the Rwandan Financial Sector. I have implemented and coordinated other Cybersecurity initiatives for the bank. It is ISO27001 certified since 2018. I have been an IT Security Coordinator for IREMBO Technology Company providing all government services. I worked for the National Cyber Security Authority as analyst and digital forensic engineer respectively. I hold a master’s degree in computer science and different cybersecurity certificates.