Dr Precious Thulisile Mabuza PhD is an experienced cyber security, risk and privacy professional with Interest in security of data and information systems, their vulnerabilities, processes, systems development and compliance requirements. Her work across both the private and public sectors has enriched her experience. She has also managed IT security implementation projects and worked extensively with Security standards such as ISO27001, PCIDSS, DPA, GDPR and other industry standards.
Her research interests include cyber forensics from technical, social, and psychological perspectives. She has worked closely with law enforcement, published work on real challenges facing cybercriminal investigators, and have developed government system to tackle a few challenges in the development. She has led several research projects, including the effect of anonymity and integrity on cyber engagement, authorship attribution of SMS messages, iPhone forensics, volatile memory forensics, e-mail forensics, computer event reconstruction, standardization of digital evidence, and the forensics of social networking applications on mobile devices.
Dr. Precious is recognized within the information security community for knowledge, vision and leadership in addressing a constantly evolving area of information security with proven ability to establish C-level relationships to effect significant change and drive a secure computing environment.