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4th Middle East Cyber Security 2017, Oman

Middle East nations are witnessing significant economic and technological transformation due to growing business opportunities in large industries such as banking, financial services, insurance (BFSI) in the region. With the rapid economic growth and increasing threat of cybercrimes, many organizations in the Middle East countries are beginning to recognize the need for an efficient cyber security system.
As we are aware new digital initiatives brings new cyber challenges. Hence the Sultanate of Oman while adopting to new elements, they will need to upgrade or implement their cyber defence mechanisms in parallel. The sultanate’s ongoing commitment to cyber defence offers myriad opportunities for local and foreign ICT service providers, with strong demand growth expected in both the public and private sector.
4th Middle East Cyber Security 2017
To induce effective cyber security practices in the region, Muscat Expo and Nispana ispleased to announce the 4th Annual Middle East Cyber Security Conference 2017 in Muscat, Oman to debate and discuss how best to protect businesses and organizations from the threat of cybercrime by establishing strong and intelligent cyber security on a local, national and international scale.

This conference will feature an array of presentations, interactive panel sessions and round table discussions from international and regional experts to address current challenges faced and come up with strategies to pave the way for a cyber-safe future. Some of the early confirmed speakers include:

  • Mr. Daniel Hoffman, Former Senior Executive, Clandestine Service Officer, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), USA
  • Mr. Christophe Durand, Head of Cyber Strategy - Strategy & Outreach Cyber Innovation and Outreach Directorate, INTERPOL Global Complex For Innovation, Singapore
  • Mr. Serge Droz, Vice President, OS-CERT, Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), Switzerland
  • Mr. RS Chaubey, CISO, Central Bank of Oman
  • Mr. Nick Vora, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Security and Processing - MEAMastercard Worldwide, Dubai
  • Dr. Sherif Hashem, NTRA Vice President for Cybersecurity & Chairman of the Executive Bureau of the Egyptian Supreme Cybersecurity Council, National Telecom Regulatory Authority, Egypt
  • Dr. ZahriYunos, Chief Operating Officer, CyberSecurity Malaysia
  • Ms. Astrid Hansen, VP - Head of Technology Risk - MENA, Barclays Bank, Dubai
  • Eng. Hussain Ali Al Lawati, Act. Director of Information Security & Standards, Royal Court Affairs, Sultanate of Oman
  • Ms. Cherie Pardue, CIO, American Hospital, Dubai
  • Dr. Nasser Alzeidi, Director - Center for Information Systems, Sultan Qaboos University, Sultanate of Oman
  • Mr. Abubakar Arshad, Cyber Security Advisor, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, Kingdom of Bahrain

About Nispana

Nispana Innovative Platforms Pvt. Ltd., a global provider of the finest business intelligence solutions today provides business leaders around the world with real time competitive B2B platforms. Working towards providing a multi-dimensional business catalyst, focusing on re-education, networking and most importantly deal making opportunities for all attendees is what we strive towards. We help Global Corporate Buyers, Governments, Industrial Experts and Solution Providers respond to the challenges at hand and opportunities created by worldwide business drivers. We catalyze the process of business We organize high profile B2B summits and meets to address some of the issues faced by businesses globally in order to ensure that every one of our clients get maximum Return on Investment. Nispana continues to cherish productive working partnerships with various government entities and organizations across Asia, Latin America, Middle East and Africa. We also work closely with key figures in the media who continue to add value to our network globally.

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