About the Event

As the sophistication of cyber-attacks continue to increase, the challenge of keeping the enterprises protected while ensuring the business requirements are met is an extremely difficult task.

The GEC Security Symposium 2019, presented by Cyber Sentinels, explores the true meaning of what end-to-end security means in a digital enterprise. The symposium is an excellent platform for collaboration between those working in the IT security industry and those who provide the latest solutions and services in this sector.

In its second edition, the event brings to you thought provoking presentations by the industry security leaders from GCC, panel discussions and latest security insights. The GEC Security Symposium is your go-to-event showcase, learn or share about security that matters.

What is New

Apart from the wide networking opportunities with the IT industry leaders from the region, you can take advantage of this platform by

Exhibition Booth:

Exhibit at GECSS to -

  • Stay ahead of your competition and establish your brand as a major force in the market
  • Amplify your exposure
  • Launch / Demonstrate new products and services

Security Innovation Awareness Through Workshops / Roundtables / Country Specific Sessions:

Exhibitors can opt for various opportunities like focused roundtable of 10 to 15 CISOs that will cover end-to-end security topics that includes cyber security, cloud security, networking security, email security, document security, firewalls and emerging IOT security.  

Selected exhibitors/partners will get an opportunity to run an expert training/certification workshop for a selected list of security officers/personnel. An ideal opportunity to showcase your solutions to a focused group of attendees.

There is no one-security-fits-all when it comes to the different countries of GCC— we understand this. Witness the coming together of leading security minds from the government and private sectors in the region as they present their security infrastructure.

Benefits:

  • Showcase your solutions
  • Direct Customer Engagement
  • Communicating threats and risks to the C-Suite

Secret Briefings over Breakfast / CISO Dinner
:

A series of closed-door briefings / solution showcase with the industry leaders on the breakfast / dinner table.

Tech Start-Up Zone:

A special zone for the security start-ups to showcase their innovations

Country Zones:

A dedicated zone to the exhibitors from outside the UAE to promote their unique services and offerings

Cyber Sentinels CISO Awards

Presented during the GEC Security Symposium, the Cyber Sentinels CISO Awards will recognize the hard taskmasters of security in the digital enterprises and felicitate their unwavering commitment towards their organization’s security infrastructure.

The award recognizes the top CISOs who are using technology to secure critical business information assets and minimize risk while delivering business value. The award ceremony is a platform to showcase their achievements, share their expertise and knowledge.  

Cyber Sentinels Security Awards

As the threat landscape becomes increasingly vulnerable with each passing day, there is no end to innovation and no limit to betterment when it comes to enterprise security solutions. The Cyber Sentinels Security Awards 2019 recognizes the security vendors, VADs, System Integrators and Resellers who have walked the extra mile in innovating their solutions and services for the customers and redefined the term 'value' in security offerings.

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Who Will Attend/Exhibit

  • CISOs, CIOs, CTOs
  • Head of IT Security
  • Risk and Compliance Managers
  • Security Managers
  • Security Vendors, VADs, Sis and Resellers

agenda UAE

TIME SESSION
11:30 AM Registration & Networking
12:00 PM Networking Lunch
12:30 PM Executive CISO Briefing (Ballroom A)
01:00 PM GEC Security Symposium Official Inauguration by Dubai Police Cybercrime Department
01:15 PM Welcome note by GEC Media Group
01:20 PM Guest of Honor Keynote: Brigadier Jamal Al Jallaf, Director of Criminal Investigation Department at Dubai Police
01:30 PM CISO Keynote 1: Erdal Ozkaya, CISO, Standard Chartered Bank Cybersecurity for Finance - Attack and defense strategies
01:45 PM Platinum Sponsor keynote
02:00 PM CISO Keynote 2: Mohammed Shakeel Ahmed, CISO, Abu Dhabi Aviation Aviation Cyber Security - Innovative Approach
02:15 PM Speaker : Tarek Kuzbari, Regional Director Middle East, Bitdefender
02:30 PM Security Transformation Landscape: Saurabh Verma, Head – Digital Transformation & ICT, Frost & Sullivan MEA Region
02:45 PM CISO Keynote 3: Adam EL Adama, CISO, ADNOC Business Continuity, Risk and governance in the Oil and Gas sector
03:00 PM Speaker : Ashith P, CEO of Gaurdian One Technologies
03:15 PM Expert Panel
04:00 PM Cyber Sentinels CISO Awards 2019
04:30 PM Closing note & networking

Speaker & Panelist 2019

Guest of Honor

Brigadier Jamal Al Jallaf, Director of Criminal Investigation Department at Dubai Police
Brigadier Jamal Al Jallaf, Director of Criminal Investigation Department at Dubai Police
Kais Barakat, Head of Information Security, Saudi Aramco (Saudi)
Kais Barakat, Head of Information Security, Saudi Aramco (Saudi)
Erdal Ozkaya, Head of Information and Cyber Security , Standard Chartered Bank
Erdal Ozkaya, Head of Information and Cyber Security , Standard Chartered Bank
Mohammed Shakeel Ahmed, CISO, Abu Dhabi Aviation
Mohammed Shakeel Ahmed, CISO, Abu Dhabi Aviation
Saurabh Verma, Head – Digital Transformation & ICT, Frost & Sullivan MEA Region
Saurabh Verma, Head – Digital Transformation & ICT, Frost & Sullivan MEA Region
Anas Haj Kasem, Sr. Consultant ICT and Digital Transformation, Frost & Sullivan Middle East And Africa
Anas Haj Kasem, Sr. Consultant ICT and Digital Transformation, Frost & Sullivan Middle East And Africa
Adam El Adama, CISO of ADNOC Sour Gas
Adam El Adama, CISO of ADNOC Sour Gas
Tarek Kuzbari, Regional Director Middle East, Bitdefender
Tarek Kuzbari, Regional Director Middle East, Bitdefender
Ashith P, CEO of Gaurdian One Technologies
Ashith P, CEO of Gaurdian One Technologies
Hasan Isam Naser Muhi Information Security Asst. Manager Kuwait Finance House - Bahrain
Hasan Isam Naser Muhi, Information Security Asst. Manager, Kuwait Finance House - Bahrain
Mansoor Mughal, Head - Information Security, Dubai Financial Market
Mansoor Mughal, Head - Information Security, Dubai Financial Market
Salman Sarfraz, Networks, Infrastructure & Security Manager, Sky News Arabia
Salman Sarfraz, Networks, Infrastructure & Security Manager, Sky News Arabia

Speaker & Panelist 2018

Guest of Honour

Col. Saeed M. Al Hajri Director of Cybercrime Dept. Criminal Investigation Dept. at Dubai Police HQ
Col. Saeed M. Al Hajri Director of Cybercrime Dept. Criminal Investigation Dept. at Dubai Police HQ
George Eapen is Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for GE in Middle East, North Africa & Turkey
George Eapen is Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for GE in Middle East, North Africa & Turkey
Vivek Silla, Co-Founder of CISO Platform
Vivek Silla, Co-Founder of CISO Platform
Saqib Chaudhry, CISO, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Saqib Chaudhry, CISO, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Adam El Adama, CISO of ADNOC Sour Gas
Adam El Adama, CISO of ADNOC Sour Gas
Ali Sleiman, Technical Director of Infoblox
Ali Sleiman, Technical Director of Infoblox
Binoy Koonammavu, CEO of ValueMentor
Binoy Koonammavu, CEO of ValueMentor
Kalle Bjorn, Director Systems Engineering of Fortinet
Kalle Bjorn, Director Systems Engineering of Fortinet
Mohammed Al Moneer, Regional Director MENA for A 10 Networks
Mohammed Al Moneer, Regional Director MENA for A 10 Networks
Tarek Kuzbari, Security Consultant
Tarek Kuzbari, Security Consultant
Vibin Shaju, Director of Pre-Sales Southern Europe & MET, McAfee
Vibin Shaju, Director of Pre-Sales Southern Europe & MET, McAfee

Partners 2019

Partners 2018

Strategic Partner 2018

Supporting Sponsors & Partners 2018

Infoblox
Mcafee
fortinet
A10

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