Industry : FINANCIAL SERVICES
Company : First National Bank
Position : of?cer (CISO)
Phone : 011 371 2111
Web : www.fnb.co.za
Career and educational highlights
Leon Moll started his career in 1991, spending eight years in the Defence Force Intelligence and Counter Intelligence communities. He joined FNB in 1998, accepted the position of head of cryptography in 2000 and was appointed head of IT security in 2006. In 2009, he accepted the position of CISO. Moll obtained his Master’s of Science degree in Information Systems in 2002 from Leeds Metropolitan University in the UK. He also obtained his certi?cation as CRISC (Certi?ed in Risk and Information Systems Control) from ISACA.
Moll’s division provides the FirstRand Banking group with IT security services. The division services 80 companies within the FirstRand Group, with a total of about 42 000 employees. There are 75 security staff within Information Security Services and an additional 2 300 decentralised access administrators in the business. COO, Rashida Khan, oversees the operational security teams, the head of architecture and strategy, Zunaid Jardine, oversees the IT security architects and strategic IT security projects, as well as African expansion from an IT security point of view and the project and process program manager, John Macpherson, manages all the projects.
The next big thing in IT
Leon Moll believes expansion of strong authentication for platforms, identity management, cloud computing and mobile banking will be the next big things in IT. 92
Last update: June 2011
Published: Brainstorm CIO Directory 2011