This article showcases our top picks for the best Africa based Cyber Security companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Cyber Security industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.
We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.
We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
Top Africa Cyber Security Companies
Trustcom is a cybersecurity company that offers a wide variety of solutions. These include; mobile security, malware and antivirus, SIEM, endpoint security, email security, data protection, risk management, and security and awareness training.
The company was founded in 2017 and based in Nairobi, Kenya.. .
BluConyx is a social enterprise tech company that develops apps to address societal challenges such as health, agriculture, education, and security for NGO, the public and the private sectors. Our objective is solving societal challenges and problems through technology especially in areas where access to technology is limited or may not have access.
We aim to provide free assistance to educational institutions, the health sector, and security agencies, in the developing countries and other countries. Founded by Anthony Botchway and Aloysius Attiogbe, together with a team of professionals are committed to achieving results and impacting the lives of humanity through applications that seek to address most challenges in security, education, and health in developing countries and beyond.
The BluConyx team is comprised of engineers and design experts and talented project and software experts with years of experience in developing app technology for modern day humanity’s challenges and to open a partnership opportunity to make the world a better place for all.. .
Cyberspace offers its customers with information and communications technology services and networking solutions. It offers software solutions, including Eduportal, Cert Verificator, and CRM, SharePoint, business intelligent, e-payment, appraisal, CBT, and ERP solutions.
Its network solutions include 4G Lite, Cybermax, Net Secure, ATM solutions, and more. Cyberspace is partnered with Cisco Systems, I Direct, Microsoft, IBM, Airspan, Newskies, Cetel of Germany, Skyvision, Ceragon, Redline Communications, Vecima Networks, ADC Krone, NigComsat, Nigerian Telecommunications Limited, and a number of other companies.
Cyberspace is a Hong Kong-based company that was founded by Maneck Mohan in 1998.. .
Founded by Mark Shuttleworth in South Africa, Thawte was the first certificate authority to issue SSL certificates to public entities outside of the United States, quickly accounting for 40% of the global SSL market. In 2000, Thawte was acquired by VeriSign, Inc.
and has become a key member of the VeriSign family of trust brands. To date, Thawte has issued more than 945,000 SSL and code signing certificates since 1995, protecting identities and transactions in over 240 countries..
NEC XON is the amalgamation of XON and NEC Africa. XON a successful and renowned Systems Integrator has been providing custom ICT solutions and security services in Southern Africa since 1996.
NEC Africa is the African business of the global technology giant NEC Corporation, which implemented its first communication solution in Africa in 1963. NEC Africa was established in 2011 in order to better support NEC’s ICT and public safety customers.
Kapela Holdings, XON’s B-BBEE partner since 2012, continues as NEC XON’s B-BBEE partner in South Africa. Israel Skosana, Executive Chairman of Kapela Holdings, remains as chairman of the NEC XON Board of Directors.
NEC generates global revenues in excess of $3 billion by orchestrating a brighter world for public entities, enterprises, telecoms carriers through the provision of system platforms and turnkey solutions for its customers. The combined operations of NEC XON seek to develop and support opportunities for safe cities, energy, cyber security, telecommunication solutions, retail, managed services, cyber defence and cloud (both public and private) amongst others in sub-Sahara Africa.
NEC XON maintains its head offices in Gauteng, South Africa with a footprint covering all nine South African provinces and 16 Countries in sub-Saharan Africa.. .
Tabiri Analytics primarily offers local solutions to global security threats. It provides cybersecurity monitoring and remediation using machine learning in a global sourcing model from East Africa.
The company was founded in 2018 and is headquartered in Kigali, Rwanda.. .
Thinkst is an independent Applied Research Company with a deep focus on information security. This means that ThinkstScapes will never be a veiled attempt to sell you services or push more anti-malware solutions.
Thinkst’s independence means that we don’t have a vested interest in playing up or down the nature of a threat. ThinkstScapes exists to bring clarity to the chaos and to improve the signal to noise ratio..
Tarsus SecureData is a value-added distributor of information risk management and network solutions for the African sub-continent and Indian Ocean islands. A cross-section of the available solutions from Tarsus SecureData illustrates wide coverage of the following information security and risk management domains: business continuity, security appliances and devices, hardware authentication, identity and access management, security and vulnerability management, secure content management, threat management and security services.
Tarsus SecureData’s information security and risk management solutions include best-of-breed network, endpoints, messaging and Web. In addition, as a value-add to vendor, channel and customer, Tarsus SecureData also provides a full complement of support, pre-sales and professional services around the solutions positioned in each discrete security vertical..
We are a 100 percent South African company, and our state-of-the-art infrastructure belongs entirely to us. This means security and stability for all your cloud services bar none.
From small development servers to large cloud server clusters, home or corporate backup plans using Windows or Linux, we will create a bespoke service designed exactly for you.. .
Zuoix is an information Security company based in Limbe, Cameroon. It is the only information security company in west and central Africa that takes the offensive approach.
While many defensive information Security companies exists, Zuoix seeks to tackle the problem of information security offensively. Zuoix is also involved in the development of both web and mobile applications for the betterment of the lives of the Average African.
Zuoix strives to provide offensive information security to businesses, corporate bodies and governments based within the African continent, our ideology is simple: to provide services that will secure the information and technologies of our clients. We are also involved in the development of information security tools both for offensive and defensive use.
We build custom made IDS (Intrusion Detection Systems) and also IPS (intrusion Prevention Systems) for businesses and individuals.. .
Verbosec is a technology innovation company, having offices in Botswana, United States of America and other locations opening soon. From a humble beginning, we have grown from strength to strength since our founding in 2019 and having our strong presence growing in the African market.
Most of our people are Bachelors/Masters Degree holders in engineering streams, and some have higher degrees from universities across the world. Our stress on higher education helps us to bridge the gaps in communication and culture.
Many of our people have previously held tenures with global players in different countries – a definite advantage for our operations. We develop software solutions for large as well as small to medium size enterprises.
Our global delivery model and employee presence onsite along with our local partners enable us to maintain the quality of delivery while keeping the price very competitive. This makes us different from other small-medium outsourcing IT players.
Our wide range of skill sets and cooperation with our partners enable us to meet most of their demands. This, in turn, helps our customers to be faster in their niche markets.
We are dedicated to supporting our clients to meet the challenges of today’s fast-moving market, with our commitment and passion towards what we do.. .
Winestle is an experienced and passionate group of designers, developers, project managers, writers and artists working together to develop a meaningful innovation. We pride ourselves on delivering innovative, digital experiences that make an impact.
Since 2015, we’ve proudly partnered with start-ups, SMB’s, companies and everyone in between to unlock value through creativity, technology, and business-minded thinking. We’re thinkers and innovators who are determined to re-imagine the way we do digital.
Winestle develop Dinestle, On Demand logistics based startup, that acts as an intermediary between merchants and the prospective buyers who wish to get products from local merchants delivered at their precisely location. Wilson Jacob founded Winestle in November 2015 that became Winestle Technologies in February 2019, with its headquarters in Tanga, Tanzania and an engineering and regional office in Dar es Salaam as well as a represenatative office in Mwanza..
Nanoteq was established in 1988 as a developer of high-level cryptographic products for the most complex military and financial applications, and has transformed itself into a global security products and solutions provider. Nanoteq, a truly South African company with no International links whatsoever (because Comparex International has been sold in its entirety effective 31 October 2002) and deeply rooted in the various governments security domain for the past 14 years, has implemented and has on offer comprehensive high-grade and trusted security solutions applicable to the various governments.
In line with Nanoteqâ€™s business goals and objectives, part of every project specifically focus on ways to ensure they plough some of their comprehensive security skills, knowledge and locally developed state of the art intellectual property back into the various governments and Historically Disadvantaged Individuals.. .
Pfortner was founded in 2008 and develop security focused business solutions that deliver secure communications to their clientele. They patented the STEALTH capability of their systems and have since deployed numerous security systems that incorporate this technology.
The TEAM have an accumulated 100+ years of information security solutions development and they work closely with their partners and customers to solve real world problems using technology. Pfortner have systems deployed in 15 countries through their partnership with industry leading system integrators and continue expand their footprint and service offering.
It is their belief that technology should improve the lives of people whilst not compromising their privacy and security. It is their ambition to improve the lives of a billion people every day through the use of their secure communications solutions.
Their core business values are “FAMILY FIRST” and “GRACE GRACE”.. .
Sintel Security Print Solutions
Sintel Security Print Solutions operates as a security printing firm. Sintel manufactures and supplies scratch cards from its base in Thika.
We give priority for quality in the entire production process from the pre-press, press to the post-press stages.. .
HAYDAR TECHNOLOGIES, a Tunisian company, is a subsidiary of STARK SECURITY which is located in Germany. We mainly invest in R&D around new information technologies and we offer our Customers a complete range of services.
We have decided to open our new office in Tunisia , for its proximity to the Middle East market as well as to Africa of course. It is our successful projects and the growing demand of our Clients to provide them with a service of excellence that have made us rely today on the Tunisian resource that has demonstrated its value and great qualities over time..
East Afric Hi Tech Solutions
East Africa Hi Tech Solutions provides Audio Visual Services, Security Systems, Modern Office Setup, Smart Homes Setup and other Tech Solutions in Kenya and across East African Region. We are specialists in all aspects of audio visual installations, professional sound systems, stage lighting services.
Whether you have an event, conference or meeting for corporates, governments, healthcare, or retail markets in Kenya. With the high rise of insecurity, we offers Access control systems in Kenya that are secure, convenient, flexible and cost effective way of controlling who has access to your building and when that access is allowed.
We bring you the best CCTV camera systems with good megapixel, vandal resistant and crystal clear pictures in Nairobi and across Kenya. IP Cameras that enable you to access your premises from anywhere with a network connection.
We hire out various types of Audio Visual Equipments such as LCD / LED Projectors , Projection Screens, Public Address Systems, TV Screens, modern photocopier, Laptop and any form of audio visual devices in Nairobi and across Kenya.. .
PINS Integrated Solutions
PINS Integrated Solutions is an innovative company within the technology industry. The company was established to revolutionize the mobile phone industry and to pursue the opportunities within especially by focusing on the challenges faced by mobile smart phone users using technology.
They are driven by finding creative and novel ways of curbing the menace of mobile insecurity and theft especially in Nigeria and the rest of Africa. They have identified the major challenges faced by mobile phone users and are introducing services that will mitigate the problems faced by these users, by developing a mobile security application and providing world standard service that addresses these problems.
Their product delivers value to their customers and protects the privacy of end-users. They have invested in learning the smart phone users need and going all out to provide best solutions needed..
Providers of web hosting and domain name registration services to the African region. We also provide a number of added value services such as patch management for commonly used CMS’s like Drupal, Joomla and Expression Engine.
Managed IT infrastructure solutions and an optional but very popular AdWords management service for small business owners.. .
Rayden Holdings Limited is a registered South African company which provides services in the Construction, Marketing and Technological Solutions sector. With its diversified operations, it aims to serve the whole of South African and beyond through the provision of quality services.
Rayden Holdings Limited’s vision is to become the leader of choice for solutions, marketing and construction regardless of the industry. We want to empower and unleash the potential of all our customers.
Rayden Incorporated seeks to become a leader in the Marketing, Construction and the Technology industry by providing unique, tailor-made and enhanced services through building long term relationships with a wide range of clients. We provide value to all our customers.
Rayden Incorporated’s vision is to become the leader of choice for solutions, marketing and construction regardless of the industry. We want to empower and unleash the potential of all our customers.
Rayden Holdings Limited’s mission is to build long term relationships with our customers, to provide exceptional services that exceed expectations, by pursuing business through innovation, advanced technology and adding value. Rayden Holdings Limited believes in sustainable growth through innovation, creativity and competence.
We also believe in treating our customers with respect. We value honesty, integrity and ethical business practices.
K47SEC SECURITY SOLUTIONS
We at, K47Sec Security Solutions, are based in Yaba, Lagos(Nigeria) – a leading provider of IT Security Services and Training to the Industries/Companies/Corporations and aspiring IT Security Professionals. Founded on June,2016 headed by Mr Amoo Kayode, a leading IT Security Professional and Trainer.
K47Sec Security Solutions ( Leading IT Security Services & Training Providing Company) is specialized in projects that combine creative and beautiful designs with Innovative & intelligent technology.It will be a great pleasure for our Company to be associated with you and being added as one of the best service providers in your success path.. .
You may write to us at: Threat.Technology/Fupping Ltd, First Floor, 61-63 Rochester Pl, London NW1 9JU.