SHIELD 2020: Identity Management & Cybersecurity Convention

Learn how to manage, monitor & audit your Hybrid Active Directory environment and secure your IT infrastructure from potential threats.
Location: Premier Hotel, Midrand, Johannesburg
Event date: 20-02-2020


Watch presentations from speakers with impeccable credentials.
Know the best practices for Hybrid Active Directory management from across the globe.
Learn how to set-up continuous change monitoring and alerting for your Hybrid AD environment.
Know how to combat sophisticated attacks with advanced log management & security auditing techniques.
Learn how to improve employee productivity and reduce help desk costs with password self-service, SSO, and password sync.
Consult with our experts. Discuss your Active Directory and IT security challenges with them.


8.30AM to 9.00AM


9.00AM to 9.15AM

Welcome note

9.15AM to 10.00AM

Demystifying Hybrid Active Directory

  • Importance of streamlined Identity access
  • Automating critical AD management routines such as user onboarding, offboarding and group membership management.
  • Finding out and managing permissions that users have on confidential folders in your organization.

10.00AM to 10.45AM

Cyber-security: Password security across hybrid IT

  • Importance of password and implementing strong password policy
  • Enforce centralized granular password policies across Active Directory and cloud applications.
  • Provide one-click access to cloud applications with Active Directory-based single sign-on.

10.45AM to 11.30AM

Coffee break

11.30AM to 12.15AM

IT Security: Ways your organization can be attacked

  • PowerShell and its consequences
  • Importance of Hybrid Active Directory monitoring and understanding user behaviour
  • Get to know when privileged users are under attack and re-mediate an action plan
  • How to ensure continuous compliance

12.15PM to 1.00PM

Strengthening Cyber-security through ML and AI

  • Understanding the attack surface – how ML and AI can detect Internal and external attacks
  • How to secure your network devices
  • Importance of data security and the need for DLP

1.00PM to 1.15PM

Q&A and Prize draw

1.15PM to 3.00PM




Technical evangelist, ManageEngine

Harish Sekar is a Technical Evangelist for ADSolutions team at ManageEngine, a division of Zoho Corp. He is a regular speaker in international conferences and seminars on how to leverage technology better by using ManageEngine tools. He specializes in guiding admins across the globe to solve day to day problems of managing and monitoring in Active Directory, Office 365, and Exchange environments.

Themba Nkosi

Business Development Manager, ITR Technology (ManageEngine South Africa)

Having recently joined the ITR Technology team, Themba Nkosi heads up ManageEngine’s business development in South Africa. Themba’s in-depth IT cyber security knowledge coupled with his industry specific experience, makes him a well-received thought leader and expert in the field of integrated IT software solutions.

Date, time and place

Happening at Premier Hotel, Midrand.
08h30 – 15h00
Premier Hotel Midrand, 3rd Road, Halfway Gardens, Midrand, Johannesburg