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.
Apart from the wide networking opportunities with the IT industry leaders from the region, you can take advantage of this platform by
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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.
A series of closed-door briefings / solution showcase with the industry leaders on the breakfast / dinner table.
A special zone for the security start-ups to showcase their innovations
A dedicated zone to the exhibitors from outside the UAE to promote their unique services and offerings
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.
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.
|10:00 AM||Executive CISO Briefing (Ballroom A)|
|11:30 AM||Registration & Networking|
|12:00 PM||Networking Lunch|
|12:30 PM||GEC Security Symposium Official Inauguration and Ribbon cutting by Dubai Police Cybercrime Department Guest of Honor Brig. Jamal Al Jalaf|
|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||Topic: Beyond GDPR: Marc Leipoldt – Sr. Risk Advisor at SAI Global|
|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||Cyber Security in Retail: Bilal Ahmed Fashoo, IT Security Officer, Union Coop|
|03:30 PM||Expert panel: The Transformation of CISO Role:
|04:00 PM||Cyber Sentinels CISO Awards 2019|
|04:30 PM||Closing note & networking|
|08:30 AM||Registration and Breakfast|
|09:30 AM||Executive Breakfast Briefing – Powered by Veritas (Ballroom A)|
|11:00 PM||Ribbon cutting and official inauguration of The World CIO 200 Summit KSA | Mr. Abdulaziz Al Oraij, FOSS Director, MCIT|
|11:15 PM||Welcome note by GEC Media Group|
|11:20 AM||Welcome Note by the Patron|
|11:30 PM||Keynote 1: Dr. Tahani Al-Dosemani, Director, Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University|
|11:45 PM||TECHTalk 1: Brett Samuel, Head of Technology, VERITAS Middle East|
|12:00 PM||Keynote 2: Mohammed Mahnashi, Ministry of Foreign Affairs|
|12:15 PM||TECHtalk 2: Dell Technologies|
|12:30 PM||Keynote 3: Eng Ahmed Hassan (Support and services director), Mr. Pascal Matta ( FSI ) Sales Manager *STME|
|12:45 PM||Coffee Break|
|01:00 PM||Welcome note by GEC Media Group for GEC Security Symposium|
|01:15 PM||Shaker Alanazi, Cyber Security Senior Manager, Zain KSA|
|01:30 PM||Panel Discussion|
|02:15 PM||CIO 200 Awards & Cyber Sentinels CISO Awards 2019|
|02:45 PM||Closing note and networking Lunch|
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