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Izak Oosthuizen

Izak Oosthuizen

Founder & MD of Zhero and Bestselling Author in Business IT, Zhero

Izak Oosthuizen is a London-based IT thought leader, entrepreneur, and cybersecurity expert. With numerous IT qualifications, including Microsoft, Checkpoint, and VMware certifications, and over 20 years of industry experience, he appreciates the dual role of IT in driving growth and presenting security risks.


In 2006, Izak founded Zhero, a London-based SME-focused end-to-end business cybersecurity and IT support company, recognized as a Microsoft Gold partner. Zhero provides tailored risk mitigation, cybersecurity, cloud, IT support, consultancy, and professional services to various sectors, including medical, finance, legal, insurance, and architecture. The company has collaborated with esteemed organizations like WeWork, Giorgio Armani, Energy UK, and City, University of London.


Izak is also the co-author of two best-selling IT books, 'Adapt and Overcome' and 'Cybersecurity NOW,' available on Amazon, offering essential insights for navigating the evolving realms of cybersecurity, remote work, and the digitized workplace. His expertise has been featured in publications such as The Economist and UK Computer Weekly.