Samaila Atsen Bako is a cybersecurity professional with interests in cybersecurity awareness and culture, digital forensics, internet governance, and leadership. He provides training, consultancy, and advisory services to SMEs and start-ups within and outside Nigeria. He is passionate about volunteering and mentoring, and serves as the Director of Communication at the Cyber Security Experts Association of Nigeria (CSEAN). Samaila was listed as an IFSEC Global Influencer in Security 2022, under the cybersecurity professionals category. He holds an MSc cybersecurity and management from the University of Warwick in the UK, and multiple certifications including Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI), AWS Cloud Practitioner, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Cisco CyberOps, and so on. He is currently enrolled at the University of East London for an MSc Information Security and Digital Forensics.