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Event overview

The MENA Cyber Security Forum will provide the thought-leadership, direction, strategies, and technologies required to roadmap the Cybersecurity journey of the Middle East and Africa. We will be discussing the plans and initiatives that are aligned with the National Cybersecurity Strategies of the countries in the MENA region.

The two-day agenda will be focusing on the current strategies and transformations made in the organisation to safeguard their infrastructure, customer information and the well-being of the country. The summit will host more than 20 speakers and attract over 100+ conference delegates to exchange ideas around best practices on a variety of strategic and operational topics on Cybersecurity development, SCADA and OT security, IT transformation and security, role of disruptive technologies, and future skill development in the cyber space.

DISCUSSION TOPICS

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MENA Cyber Security Framework
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Data Protection Policies
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Incident Response Plan

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National Skill Development in Cyber Security

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Role or Geo- Political Conflicts on World’s Cybersecurity

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Multi Layer Defence strategy for OT and IT Infrastructure

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Impact of Cryptocurrencies on Cyber Resilience

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Increasing Concerns around Ransomware Attacks

Benefits

Knowledgeable Sessions

Opportunity to learn from the global leaders in cyber security on the best practices to achieve cyber resilience in the fast-paced digital world. Connect with world class solution providers about their solutions and advanced level cyber defence options.

Tech Driven Use-cases

In today’s world with emerging technologies and new innovations has brought the technology industry towards huge transformational change. Be among the first to adapt technology use-cases presented by the pioneers in the field of cyber security.

Product Display

This unique platform provides opportunities in terms of presentations, knowledge sharing sessions, and use-case studies by global thought leaders with their primary focused helping business and organizations to adapt next level of cyber security solutions.

Brainstorming Discussions

Share and exchange your ideas by brainstorming with some of the thoughtful leaders in cyber security space. Our panel discussions include senior technology leaders and experienced seasoned professionals with an aim to breach the knowledge gap between the cyber security and organizations.

One-On-One Meetings

Get involved with in-depth discussions with top-class solution providers and secure your businesses by sharing your specific requirements and challenges directly with the consultants.

Private Networking Lounge

Network and consult with the experts across industry sectors at the designated spaces assigned focusing on personal attention and query redressal.

Who Should Attend MENA CYBER SECURITY CONFERENCE?

JOB TITLES

Cyber

Information Security

SCADA

Incident Response

IT

Risk Analysis

Threat Detection

Cyber

Information Security

SCADA

Incident Response

IT

Risk Analysis

Threat Detection

SPEAKERS

Sponsors & Partners

CYBER SECURITY PARTNER

Media Partners

ORGANISER

IGR Events (Innovative Global Resource) we are a team of seasoned, highly experienced industry professionals committed towards delivering the best global standards with each event and have collectively more than 30 years of experience. The diversity of our backgrounds, knowledge and experience helps us resolve challenges that every business faces.

We are founded on the common intention to customize a platform for the business houses wherein they get a variety of options to choose from our wide range of Private Board Rooms, Webinars, Certified Trainings, and In-Person & Virtual Conferences and Exhibitions to choose from as per their need.

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ORGANISER

IGR Events (Innovative Global Resource) we are a team of seasoned, highly experienced industry professionals committed towards delivering the best global standards with each event and have collectively more than 30 years of experience. The diversity of our backgrounds, knowledge and experience helps us resolve challenges that every business faces.

We are founded on the common intention to customize a platform for the business houses wherein they get a variety of options to choose from our wide range of Private Board Rooms, Webinars, Certified Trainings, and In-Person & Virtual Conferences and Exhibitions to choose from as per their need.

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Hala ElGhawi

Hala ElGhawi has more than 14 years of experience in the Banking industry, technology, risk management, Projects, and cyber security. Managed several security projects such as PCI-DSS, ISO27001, NIST, NESA and COBIT. Hala holds a Master of Quality Management as well as a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems and certified in PMP, ISO 27001, several certificates in COBIT and has a diploma in Risk management.

Dr. Hussain Aldawood

Dr. Hussain Aldawood comes with a professional experience pf over 12 years in IT and information security achievements with global industry leaders like Saudi Aramco.

As a transformative leader, he excels in driving strategy, vision, risk management, governance, and other key IT functions impacting millions of dollars in revenue. I also forge lasting stakeholder relationships while maintaining an open, collaborative communication style. Using out-of-the-box thinking, He is a champion in innovation and implementing new technologies to ensure superior IT operations and security. Supporting these achievements are hi exemplary educational qualifications. These include a Ph.D. in Cybersecurity (Information Security) from the University of Newcastle.

Dr. Ahmed Darwish

Dr. Ahmed Darwish Elsayed has over 29 years of experience working for IBM, Fujitsu, Siemens, Al Rajhi Bank, Alinma Bank, and Bank Al Bilad, Ahmed Darwish is one of the few in the Middle East to consult for outstanding results in managing digital transformations and portfolios.

He is the author of the Service Management approach “SLAStand” (2005), PMO Transformation process “PMOTrans” (2014) and the Digital Delivery Operating Model “RASHEEQ” (2019) developed for Fujitsu, Saudi Fransi Capital and Bank Albilad, respectively.

At the research level, he is a Doctor of Business Administration in Digital Government from Newcastle University Business School (NUBS), the UK and the author of the pioneer theory of Intergovernmental Information Systems Adoption.

Hariprasad Chede

Hariprasad Chede is the CISO for the National Bank of Fujairah and has been associated with the Bank from June 2011. He is responsible for the development and implementation of the bank’s information security programme. This includes establishing and overseeing the bank’s security architecture, ensuring data privacy, overseeing regulatory compliance and developing and implementing security-related policies to mitigate any operational risks. With over 18 years of experience, Hari has substantial expertise in information security, consulting and risk management that is specific to the financial services sector.

Dr. Haitham AL Hajri

Dr. Haitham Hilal AL Hajri is an Executive- Cyber Security Specialist at Information Technology Authority – Oman National CERT, within the Cyber professional Services Division at O.CERT Haitham AL Hajri Core education background has resulted on achieving the master’s Degree of Digital Forensics Laboratories award, in addition to a cluster of professional and specialized certifications within the IT Security field such as certified Data Recovery and certified Computer Forensics examiner along with double major bachelor of computer security and internetworking technologies, Haitham has participated in many projects in Australia and developed and presented in many conferences, nationally and internationally. Areas of interest are forensics methodologies & regulations in enhancing cyber security from threats such as hacking and various intrusion techniques and the manipulation associated with hiding evidence especially utilizing anti-forensics and anti-recovery techniques

Hatem Moghazi

In 2011, Hatem Moghazi joined Gourmet Egypt as the ICT & E-commerce group manager, where he developed its structure and the teams for the departments. Eventually he got promoted to the position of Chief Technology Officer where he prepares strategic, operational, and budget plans for the Technology division (ICT, E-Commerce & business intelligence departments).

Abhishek Pratap Singh

Abhishek Pratap Singh is an information Security professional with approx. One and half decade of experience with Banking, Finance and Insurance industry. With proven leadership successfully delivered many assignments in information Security space such as Cyber security Strategy, Governance and Risk management. He has past exposure in Security Operations including but not limited to Security monitoring, Data protection, Access management, End point security, Perimeter and Cloud Security enhancement and Data Privacy. His Profile is a blend of Cyber security and IS Audit with excellent report writing, analytical and presentation skills. He has published a few international papers in the field of IT networks & information security.

Abdulrahman Al-Nimari

Abdulrahman Al-Nimari is a self-motivated renowned cyber security expert and a frequent conference speaker with more than 25 years of IT and cybersecurity experience. Al-Nimari played different roles, in government and private sectors, in different IT and cyber security fields: Network/System Administration, IT Management, Cybersecurity Consultation and Architecting. Always working to advance cyber security and contribute to community. Al-Nimari was awarded the Arab Social Media Cyber Security Influencer Award for year 2019 and 2020. He holds industry standard cyber security and project management certifications: CISSP, CISM, CCISO, PMP, GSEC, GCIA, GCIH, GCUX, GREM, BCVRE.