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SHELT Global appoints Adewale Obadare member of advisory board

SHELT Global, a European-based Managed Security Service provider (MSSP), offering a versatile range of cybersecurity services has announced the appointment of Peter Adewale Obadare as a member of the advisory board of its wholly-owned entity in Nigeria, Cyber Immune Limited.

The appointment which takes effect from July 1 presents Obadare the opportunity to counsel, guide, and support Cyber Immune Limited and SHELT Global in fulfilling their vision and objective of being one of the leading providers of security operation centre (SOC) in Africa, according to a statement from the company.

SHELT Global’s cybersecurity services are available to institutions in Europe, Middle East, and Africa. The company was nominated for 2020 by Enterprise Security Magazine as one of the top 10 Managed Security Service Providers in Europe.

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“We are confident that Dr. Adewale will bring a depth of skills and regional insights that will continue to enrich the experience of the Board. We are most honored to have Dr. Adewale agreed to be a member of the Advisory Board and grateful for the time and energy he will dedicate in order to assist us in fulfilling our vision in the region,” Youssef Abillama, Managing Director of SHELT Global Limited said.

Obadare is currently the co-founder and the chief operating officer of Digital Encode Limited. SHELT Global described him as the most “Credentialed” pan-African cybersecurity and governance, risk management, compliance (GRC) thought leader.

He is a Fellow British Computer Society (FBCS); Fellow Institute of Management Consultants (FIMC); Fellow Institute of Information Management (FIIM); Fellow Enterprise Security Risk Management (FESRM); Fellow Institute of Brand Management (FIBM); Chartered Information Technology Professional (CITP), The First PECB Certified Data Protection Officer (CDPO) in Nigeria; the first Ec-Council Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) in Africa, First Ec-Council Certified Blockchain in Africa, Second COBIT 5 Certified Assessor in Africa Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Qualified Security Assessor (PCI DSS QSA).

Obadare has over 50 (Fifty) international professional certifications to his credit and was awarded Honorary Doctorate Degree in Cybersecurity from Trinity International University of Ambassadors Atlanta Georgia, United State of America.

He is an official member of the Forbes Technology Council and also a distinguished alumnus of executive education at Harvard Business School, Harvard School of Government, MIT Sloan School of Management, MIT Professional Education, and Oxford University – Said Business School.