Maletsema Phofu

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Information Security
Investigation Head, Eskom

Maletsema has a software development background and has since moved on to acquire skills and experience in areas of information management, contracts management, business process development and improvement, strategy development and implementation, incident management, IT continuity management, delivery of projects, IT governance, risk management and compliance. 

She is currently working at Eskom Holdings as a Middle Manager Information Security and Investigations from having previously held positions of a Chief Advisor Information Security and Senior Advisor Information Security in the last 9 years. Her primary responsibility entails looking after the information and cyber security operations of the IT network which includes threat and vulnerability management; identity and access management; network security; threat intelligence and investigations; application and data security and the Security Operations Center (SOC). 

Maletsema has successfully delivered multi-million rand security projects in support of business objectives and received numerous organisational awards. She has always been passionate and in the forefront of the development of change management programs directed towards up-skilling end users and cyber professionals. Maletsema holds a MCom Informatics degree from University of Pretoria. Outside of the profession, Maletsema is a social activist with interest in education and use of IT technology as tools to restore human dignity and harness self-sufficiency.