The minister received the honor following extensive interviews and reviews.
Pantami is the first and only African fellow to be admitted to CIISec, joining 89 other fellows.
Individuals who have achieved respect and authority within the Cybersecurity community and have showed a dedication to the profession are eligible for the CIISec Fellowship.
Since 2018, CIISec (the Home of Cyber) has been the only legitimate information and cybersecurity institution to be given Royal Charter of Incorporation status in the United Kingdom.
The institute has been dedicated to increasing the bar in information and cybersecurity professionalism.
According to the institute’s website, Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim’s name appears on the updated list of current fellows, and he is the sole African among 89 other fellows.
“Fellow” is the highest level of attainment in the Chartered Institute of Information Security’s (CIISec) membership levels, according to the institute, and is there to recognize industry leaders in the information/cyber security profession; meet the aspirations for recognition of achievement and contribution to the profession within the current membership body; and attract those in the profession with higher levels of skills, experience, respect, and attainment.
David Alexander, Leslie Anderson, Rory Alsop, Darren Argyle, Paul Baird, Professor Richard Benham, Steve Benton, Owen Birnie, Martyn Boston, Phil Brooke, Kevin Brown, Nathan Clarke, Alessandro Crompton, Andrew Cobbett, Dr. Allan Cook, and John Cook are among the fellows.
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Phil Cracknell, Peter D’Ardenne, John Davies, Dr. Jon Davies, Dr. Budgie Dhanda, Inderpal Dhami, Professor Paul Dorey, Professor Daniel Dresner, Ethan Duffell, and Chris Cooper are among those honored. Phill Everson, Mike Faulks, Mike Fell, and David Ferbrache are among the players.
Peter Fischer, Daryl Flack, Professor Steven Furnell, Jean-Christophe Gaillard, Mike Garside, Chris Gausden, André Gorvel, Mary Haigh, and Edward Hamilton are among others on the list.
The award specifications detailed the procedures for becoming a Fellow of CIISec.
Another summary added: “The process for becoming a Fellow requires a nomination by either a CIISec Board Member, Full member, or a Fellow member, which is then followed by rigorous interviews and evaluations to determine a candidate’s suitability.
“The hierarchy of individual membership of CIISec is as depicted in the membership hierarchy chart.
“Professor Pantami, who is a passionate advocate of acquiring professional skills that meets the demand of the future work environment (he has authored a book on the topic) joins the league of top cybersecurity experts in the world, and the first from the African continent that is awarded the Fellowship of the chartered institute.
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