SECURITY AND
INNOVATION FOR
A CONNECTED
FUTURE

The foremost cyber security conference
in Asia, the Middle East and Africa

7,350+

VISITORS

120+

EXHIBITORS

100+

TALKS

80+

COUNTRIES

4

DAYS OF
CONTENT

SECURITY AND
INNOVATION FOR
A CONNECTED
FUTURE

The foremost cyber security conference in Asia, the Middle East and Africa

7,350+

VISITORS

120+

EXHIBITORS

100+

TALKS

80+

COUNTRIES

4

DAYS OF
CONTENT

FEATURED SPEAKERS 2018

Mr David Cass

CISO, Cloud & SaaS

IBM

Mr Jarkko Rautula

Group CISO

IKEA Group

Dr Rudra Murthy

CISO

Amazon Pay India

Mr Alejandro Becerra Gonzalez

Group CISO

Telefónica

Mr Muhittin Hasancioglu

ex-VP CISO

Shell International

Mr Ng Hoo Ming

Deputy Chief Executive (Operations)

Cyber Security Agency of Singapore

Mr Chin Kiat Chim

CISO

DHL Express

Dr Faisal Sibai

SVP & CISO

At a major Middle East based sovereign wealth fund

Mr Alberto Hernández Moreno

CEO

INCIBE - Spanish National Cyber Security Institute

Mr Richard Browning

Founder and Chief Test Pilot

Gravity Industries

Mr Khaled Alnuaimi

Senior IT Consultant

Easter Province Governorate, Ministry of Interior, Saudi Arabia

Mr Bruno Fonseca

CSO

AXA Insurance (Gulf)

Mr Thomas Degardin

Group CISO

Bouygues Construction

Pierre Barreau

CEO

Aiva Technologies

Mr Fuad Al-Ansari

VP Information Technology

ADNOC Refining

Mr Amer Sharaf

CEO - Compliance Support and Alliances

Dubai Electronic Security Center

Mr Peter Estlin

Alderman

City of London Corporation

Dr Angelo Grubisic

Flying Higher, Farther and Faster – The World Record Icarus Wingsuit Project

Icarus Project

Mr George Eapen

CISO (MENAT)

General Electric

Mr Abdulla Bader Al Sayari

CISO

Department of Health, Abu Dhabi

Mr Mike Pitman

CISO

Dunnhumby

Ms Dee Deu

CISO

British Land

Mr Rick McElroy

Security Strategist

Carbon Black

Mr Alain Kallas

Head of Security Consulting, Middle East

SecureWorks

Mr Lee Lawson

Counter Threat Unit Special Operations

SecureWorks

Mr Alaba Oluwayimika

Head of IT Operations

Dangote

Mr Rakesh Gohil

Senior Director - IT

Ahmed Seddiqi & Sons

Dr Abdullah Alothman

CIO

Ministry of Culture and Information, Saudi Arabia

Mr Ahmed Duwaih

Senior Manager IT Security

Abu Dhabi Airports Company

Mr Nasser Zagha

CIO

Bank of Jordan

Mr Sherif Yehia Abd ElGhany

IT Networks Manager

Egyptian Financial Regulatory Authority

Mr Rinaldo R Oliveira

Head of Fraud Risk, IT Risk & GRC

Commercial Bank of Dubai

Mr Rizwan Arain

CISO

Habib Bank AG Zurich

Mr Anshul Srivastava

CIO

Union Insurance

Col. Saeed M. Al Hajri

Director of Cybercrime Department

Dubai Police HQ

Mr Jamie Butler

Chief Technology Officer

Endgame

Ankush Johar

Director

Infosec Ventures

Vitali Kremez

Director of Research, Hunt Team

Flashpoint

GLIMPSE OF THE SHOW

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

WHAT SOME OF OUR VISITORS SAY

The event was well organized, especially the X-Labs activity. It's a nice feature.

Naser Abboud Ali Abboud Aladawi, Head - IT Projects
Abu Dhabi Media

WHAT SOME OF OUR VISITORS SAY

The quality of the exhibitors is good and I look forward to finding our next cyber-security vendor here.

Ranjith Bodla, Assistant IT Manager
Anantara, The Palm

WHAT SOME OF OUR VISITORS SAY

I liked the event and it's a must attend for IT Security professionals.

Allan Yu, Support Administrator
AUD University

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3 DAYS’ OF PURE LEARNING AND NETWORKING

– 100+ SESSIONS FOR FREE –

X-LABS

Sit back and enjoy your ride to the future, as wave after wave of game-changing technologies and dazzling innovations are discussed and ‘demoed’ across the 3 days.

GENIUS TALKS

Learn to think like a hacker, hunt threats, and stay protected from internal dangers, as 11 renowned companies take the stage to discuss new products and security infrastructures, while also offering hacking demos.

SECRET BRIEFINGS

New cyber security, IoT, AI and blockchain revelations that will open your mind. These closed-door 90-minute complimentary sessions are delivered by experts and can be accessed by invitation only.

“The exposure the event offers is tremendous and the kind of solutions and innovative technologies on display are truly unique.”

Muzammil Shamim, Al Naboodah Group Enterprises

NEW AND IMPROVED

OIL & GAS MASTER CLASS
30 APRIL

New for 2018, a true master class designed for leaders in infosec on the oil and gas sector and delivered by the former CISOs of two legendary IOCs: Shell and BP.

NEW AND IMPROVED

GOVERNMENT MASTERCLASS
30 APRIL

New for 2018, and by invitation only. This is designed for leaders in government cyber security and delivered by the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore and the National Crime Agency of the UK.

NEW AND IMPROVED

AI TALKS, 1-2 MAY

AI is the future – this was the stand out message from the World Government Summit. That’s why we have launched a brand new 2-day conference with a stellar array of speakers from companies like Apple, GSK and Zurich.

NEW AND IMPROVED

X LABS, 1-3 MAY

We’ve beefed up the Market Labs with more free sessions than ever before. Now called the X-Labs because of the dazzling array of game-changing products being discussed, this is the place to sit back and imbibe 3-days of innovation and game-changing technology sessions.

NEW AND IMPROVED

GENIUS TALKS
1-3 MAY

For the first time ever, we’ve just scaled up the amount of free sessions to enjoy by formalising a series of product launches, hacking demos, free lectures and socials, delivered on their stands, by some of the best companies in the game.

NEW AND IMPROVED

GISEC Mainstage
1-3 MAY

Bigger, better, and still indisputably the best cyber conference in the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Now with more C-Level thought leaders from global companies like IBM, Ikea, Telefonica, GE, Amazon Pay and DHL.

NEW AND IMPROVED

BFSI Cyber Focus Day
3 MAY

New for this year, we’ve launched a totally focused final day stream for the banking, financial services and insurance industries.

NEW AND IMPROVED

FUTURE BLOCKCHAIN SUMMIT
2-3 MAY

Launched this year and co-located with Future Technology Week, all GISEC visitors can access this two day exhibition on blockchain for free.

NEW AND IMPROVED

SECRET BRIEFINGS
1-3 MAY

By invitation only, these 90 minute seminars are closed door and delivered by world experts in Cyber, AI, blockchain, and IOT. Free for those lucky enough to get an invitation, you’ll want to tell everybody the amazing stuff you learned – but you can’t, because its secret!

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