Inspirational Career Journey and Advice from Kwadjo Nyante, CISSP
ISC2 now has a podcast!
The ISC2 Podcast is a regular series of interviews and discussions with members and key people in and around the cybersecurity industry where we find out more about their career stories, experiences, emerging cybersecurity challenges and technologies and more.
For our inaugural episode of this series, we bring you an inspiring member story that showcases self-determination to advance in our industry, combined with making use of the resources available to support those seeking the education and professional development needed to excel in a career in our industry. Listen to Kwadjo Nyante's story: https://www.isc2.org/Insights/2023/11/ISC2-Podcast-Kwadjo-Nyante
He has a BSc in Computer Engineering from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, an MSc in Cybersecurity and Privacy from the University of Twente, a Master’s in Advanced Cryptography from Eötvös Loránd University and another Master’s in Security and Trust from EIT Digital. His education and career journey has taken him from Ghana to Holland, Hungary, Portugal and Germany, where is he now a CISO for a company specializing in AI-powered precision diagnostics for pathology.
Kwadjo understands what it means to have ability without opportunity which has led to his biggest passion: giving back to the industry and community through coaching, mentorship, public speaking, and DEI initiatives.
He is a lead guitarist in a Berlin band and recently reached a chess rating of 2000 in just two years. It’s little surprise that he was recognized as the Rising Star in EMEA as part of the 2023 ISC2 Global Achievement Awards.
Find out more about the scholarshipsthat the Centre for Cyber Safety and Education administers on behalf of ISC2 and other benefactors, as well as learn how scholarships are helping people to pursue degree education enroute to a career in cybersecurity.