CERT Analyst, National Information Technology Authority – Uganda
Martin Karungi presently serves as a Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Analyst at the National Information Technology Authority – Uganda. With 9 years of experience in the technological field, Martin specializes in the Cybersecurity domain. In addition to his primary role, he is a Policy Advisor on Cybersecurity for the Office of the President. Martin’s previous experience includes working as an Information Security Analyst at the Central Bank of Uganda.
During his early career, Martin worked as a Software Developer for the Clinton Foundation while pursuing his bachelor’s degree at Strathmore University in Nairobi.
Martin holds the position of a member in various prestigious committees and organizations. He is a part of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Cybersecurity and represents the National Information Technology Authority at the Cyber Crime Budapest Convention for the Government of Uganda.
As an active member of the Northern Corridor Integration Projects – ICT Committee, Martin plays a crucial role in strategic planning, engineering, implementation, design, and execution of technology within Northern Corridor states.
Martin also serves as a member of the National Information Security Advisory Group (NISAG), which is responsible for advising the Government on contemporary cybersecurity threats and threat sources in Uganda. Its members include professionals from banking, telecommunications, energy, utilities, military, and government sectors.
Furthermore, Martin is on the board of members for KaCyber Technologies, a transportation technology start-up with an aim to establish sustainable and seamless mobility throughout Africa.
Martin holds a Bachelor’s degree with Honors in Business Information Technology from Strathmore University, class of 2014. His specialized training includes Digital Forensics, Security Assessments, Strategic Planning, and Cyber Operations among others.