Dr. Kyle John Bester is a registered Research Psychologist and cybersecurity awareness specialist. He obtained a M.A Psychology (Masters in Research Psychology) degree from the University of the Western Cape in 2017.  He functions as a psychology lecturer at the University of South Africa (Unisa) and specialises in cybersecurity awareness in the SA armed forces context. He completed his PhD in Military Science at Stellenbosch University in 2023. His research interests include military science; data-colonialism; cybersecurity awareness; securitisation of cyberspace and cyber-psychology. He has published and presented papers both locally and internationally.