Profiles in Leadership: Dr. Frances Undelikwo, Fidelity BankHead of IT and Operational Risk Management on How She Entered the Cybersecurity Field
Dr. Frances Undelikwo, divisional head of IT and operational risk management at Fidelity Bank in Nigeria, says she found her passion by trying out different departments and fields under information security.
"I started my career focusing on core IT before shifting to cybersecurity. The first function I handled was audit, and from there I shifted to controls," says Undelikwo. "I then shifted to security and then risk - something that I am handling in my current role."
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard's ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Undelikwo also discusses:
- Her passions in the field of cybersecurity;
- Why it is important to teach and train people;
- The value of collaboration and communication.
Undelikwo is divisional head of IT and operational risk management at Fidelity Bank in Nigeria. She has more than 22 years of experience in information disciplines - technology, systems, governance, risk, privacy, security, control, audit, compliance and assurance.