The inaugural edition of GEC Security Symposium and CISO Awards 2018, a brand-new presentation of Cyber Sentinels, truly did explore the meaning of what end-to-end security means in a digital enterprise. Held at the V Hotel, Dubai on 5th September, the symposium was welcomed by Anushree Dixit, Editor of Cyber Sentinels. The event witnessed the vision of the security experts through keynotes and demonstrations and also presented the CISO and security awards to the winners.
The prominent CISO speakers were George Eapen, CISO of GE Global Regions and Vivek Silla, Co-Founder of CISO platform. While Kalle Bjorn, Director Systems Engineering of Fortinet spoke on the security fabric for next-gen business transformation, Mohammed Al Moneer, Regional Director MENA for A 10 Networks shed light on automating the cyber defense and rethinking security in a smarter world. Vibin Shaju, Director of Pre-Sales Southern Europe & MET, McAfee delivered an interesting topic on how Together is Power.
The Symposium also had an exciting Business Transformation Powered Panel discussion. Business Transformation is the newly launched magazine by GEC Media Group which reflects the change to futuristic business. As a true extension to our existing tech and channel portfolios, BT talks the next gen business enablers and provides an unparalleled platform for organizations that are breaking the ice ceiling and putting forward some realistic projects in transformation. The panel discussion was moderated by Arun Shankar, Editor of BT and the key panellists were Adam El Adama, CISO of ADNOC Sour Gas, Saqib Chaudhry, CISO of Clevland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Safdar Zaman, IT Director, Nakheel, Binoy Koonammavu, CEO of ValueMentor, Ali Sleiman, Technical Director of Infoblox and Tarek Kuzbari, Security Consultant. The audience witnessed a breakthrough discussion on security in transformation.
GEC Security Symposium added further engrossment in the audience when Col Saeed Al Hajri, Director of Cybercrime Department, Dubai Police delivered a speech on the present security trends, its consequences and the prevention.
The Symposium was indeed a grand success and GEC Media would like to congratulate all the winners and thank all the sponsors. The Security Symposium has made it way to the 2019 and shall soon see you all there.
|Col. Saeed M. Al Hajri||Dubai Police|
|Shine Ibrahim||MAZ Investments|
|Saqib Chaudhry||Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi|
|Ahmed Alemadi||Dubai Municipality|
|Adam El Adama||ADNOC Sour Gas|
|Mansoor Ahmed Mughal||DFM|
|Mohamed Gamal Abdelmksoud||Al Zahra Private Hospital Dubai|
|Issam Zaghloul||Majid Al Futtaim Holding|
|Bittu Balakrishnan||Interserve International|
|Yousuf Alblooshi||Global Aerospace Logistics|
|Illyas Kooliyankal||Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank|
|Kausar Mukeri||Invest Bank|
|Vivek Silla||Banque Saudi Fransi|
|Hussain AlKhalsan||Commercial Bank of Dubai|
|Arif Irfani||Sharjah Islamic Bank|
|Muhamed Noufel||Royal Continental Hotel Group|
|George Eapen||General Electric|
|Rehan Ikramullah Siddiki||VFS Tasheel International|
|Sunil Kumar Sharma||Aldar|
|Ankit Satsangi||Azizi Developments|
|Safdar Zaman||Nakheel PJSC|
|Irshad Mohammed||VPS Healthcare|
|Dr. Mohammad Khaled||Government|
|Hasan Isam Naser Muhi||Kuwait Finance House Bahrain|
|Basil Al-Suwaidan||Kuwait International Bank (KIB)|
|Abdullah Al-Omari||Etihad Etisalat Co. – Mobily|
|Aliasgar Bohari||Zulekha Hospitals|
|Mohammed Shakeel Ahmed||Abu Dhabi Aviation|
|Hend Salem AlShamsi||Municipality & Planning Department of Ajman|
|Bharat Gautam||DAMAC Group|
|Shailesh Mani||Flemingo International|
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