TBA, Riyadh, KSA

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Event Date Tue Mar 1 +04 - Wed Mar 2 +04 (in about 1 month)
In your timezone (EST): Mon Feb 28 3:00pm - Tue Mar 1 3:00pm
Location TBA
Riyadh, KSA
Region EMEA

Cybercrime is estimated to cost the world a whopping USD10.5 trillion annually by 2025. Just in 2021 alone, at an approx. rate of USD190,000 per second, Cybercrime is estimated to inflict damages worth USD6 trillion globally and that would be world’s third largest economy after U.S. and China – If it were measured as a country. The latest forecast for global ransomware damage costs is to reach $20 billion by 2022 way more than it was in 2015. The Middle East cybersecurity market is projected to grow from USD15.6 billion in 2020 to USD29.9 billion by 2025, at a CAGR of 13.8% during the forecast period in the post-COVID era.

The 2nd edition of MENA E-Crime & Cyber Resilience Summit will showcase latest innovations and practical case studies along with interactive panel discussions aims to gather the entire public and private sector ecosystem to shed light on the solutions to challenges organizations face in implementing good cybersecurity practices and offers recommendations on how to overcome them. The cutting-edge agenda probes the current cyber threat environment and assesses its impact while addressing the importance and level of awareness, preparedness and resilience against mounting cyber threats at the country, national and corporate level.

The platform brings together 200+ CISOs and Heads of Cyber Security from across Saudi Arabia to convene under one roof and discuss about the latest innovations disrupting the Cyber Security industry.

Topic Highlights:
• Emerging Trends in Virtualization and Modern Cloud Security Frameworks
• Cyber-security in smart cities/building the cyber-resilient smart city
• Zero-Trust, the Cornerstone of Future Cyber Resilience
• Analytics & Forensics / The Future of Security Operations with Machine Learning And Analytics
• Detecting and/or mitigating eCrime (e.g. online fraud, malware, phishing, ransomware, etc.)
• Digital Forensics tools and techniques, investigative procedures, and evidence acquisition, handling and preservation
• Cyber Security vs Digitalisation – Making Cyber Security an integral component of company’s trust and value proposition
• Digital Cities and Citizen Security
• Automated Cyber Threat Intelligence
• Strengthening Identity and Access management
• Procedures & Strategies for Cyber Incident Response & Business Continuity in a Fast-Paced Threat Landscape
• Cyber Resilient Mobile Workforce – Securing and protecting remote employees

Who attends?
The 2nd Edition of MENA E-Crime & Cyber Resilience Summit focuses on solutions to all the major factors driving the cybersecurity market such as increase in the frequency and sophistication of cyber-attacks, emergence of disruptive digital technologies, stringent data protection regulations for information security and increase in number of cyber-attacks exploiting public and private sector privacy.

At the 2nd MENA E-Crime & Cyber Resilience conference, you will rub shoulders with the leading CISOs, Heads of IT and digital transformation leaders from various industry verticals across the Middle East.

Industry Focus:
Government & Public Sector
Banking & Financial Sector
Retail & Ecommerce
Oil & Gas
Travel and Hospitality

Job Titles:
• Head of information security
• Heads of eCrime Unit
• Chief Data/ Digital transformation Officers
• Chief Privacy Officers
• Heads of Risk & Compliance
• Others

Why attend?
2nd MENA E-Crime & Cyber Resilience summit is the first of its kind summit in the region that focuses on best practices, innovative technologies, real-time case studies and thought leadership from global cybersecurity leaders in an educational environment. Topics covered at this summit unearths the latest cutting-edge technologies and innovations along with a 360-degree view of evolving cybersecurity landscape and how to combat cyber criminals with peer-reviewed solutions to be cyber resilient. At this summit, the delegates will take home tons of actionable insights to strengthen their organisation’s cybersecurity strategy by staying abreast of relevant data-protection policies and regulations necessary to safeguard one’s organization’s integrity.

If you are ready to innovate and join the ranks of the brightest minds in the industry while resonating with the following reasons compelling enough to attend, then register today:
• Gain Knowledge and Insights from Top Industry Leaders and Experts from across the globe
• Network with Industry Peers in a solution-oriented environment
• Discuss Significant Partnerships and Collaborations with Industry leaders
• Deep Dive into Insights derived from real-time case studies
• Build Industry Ecosystem Collaboration to address latest challenges
• Re- energize in the company and energy of like-minded professionals


2021 Past Speakers

H.e. Dr. Mohamed Al-kuwaiti
Managing Director & Head Of Cyber Security, National Data Centre Under The Supreme Council For National Security

Neil Walsh
Director – Cybercrime, Terrorist Financing And Anti-money Laundering Department, United Nations

Craig Jones
Director Of Cybercrime, Interpol

Simon John Newman
Head Of Cyber And Business Services, Police Crime Prevention Initiatives

Hessa Salem Al Nahdi
Chief Information Security Officer, Corporate Security Section, Department Of Culture And Tourism Abu Dhabi

Saad Alqahtany
Head Of Video Forensics At Forensics And Criminology Department, Department Of Criminology And Forensics

Dr. Erdal Ozkaya
Chief Information Security Officer, Standard Chartered Bank

Dr. Hossam Nabil
Associate Professor In Criminal Investigation – Head Of Policing Management & Social Sciences Section, Dubai Police Academy

Eng. Abdullah Faisal Biary
Chief Information Security Officer, United Cooperative Assurance

Shaik Abdulkhader
Ciso, Leading Energy Company

Hisham Mohamed Aly
Egypt Chief Information Security Officer – Risk Division, Emirates Nbd

Dr. Jassim Haji
President, Artificial Intelligence Society Of Bahrain

Eng. Yasser Jamaan Alghamdi
Cyber Defense Center Director, Stc

Hani Bani Amer
Senior Manager It Security Operations – Group It, Shared Services Center, National Critical Infrastructure

Dr. Haitham Hilal Al Hajri
Cyber Security Researcher And Expert, Global Security Shield

Piyush Chowhan
Group Chief Information Officer, Lulu Group International

Laila Abdullah Al Hadhrami
Director Of Building Capacity, Smart City Platform

Steven Sim
President, Isaca Singapore Chapter

Abis Ali
Head Of Cyber Security And Cloud, Lock&stock

Jawad Khalid Mirza
CISO, Askari Bank

Chandra Mouli
CTO & CIO, Sankara Nethralaya

Prakash Padariya
Senior Vice President & Ciso, Payu

Paolo Miranda
Director, Volunteer Outreach, (ISC)2 Singapore Chapter