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  • THE MIDDLE EAST CYBERSECURITY MARKET SIZE IS PROJECTED TO GROW FROM USD 15.6 BILLION IN 2020 TO USD 29.9BILLION BY 2025

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Cybersecurity leaders choose GISEC

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GISEC is the Middle East, Africa and South Asia's biggest cybersecurity-focused event.

Every year, tens of thousands gather at GISEC to discuss partnership opportunities, sign big deals and learn from the most renowned minds in the field.

AI, 5G, Big Data, Blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT) have disrupted many societies, economies and industries across the world. And, with such significant advancements in technology, comes greater security risks. IDC reports, worldwide security spending I predicted to reach USD$174.7 billion in 2024, with an annual growth rate of 8.1% over between now and then.

As the region’s largest information security platform, GISEC presents industry, government and thought leaders with the opportunity to come together to tackle the most impending threats, issues and countermeasures amongst a global taskforce of security professionals.

GISEC Main Stage: the world leaders in cybersecurity meet to discuss the future....

A strategy and policy driven stage led by a stellar lineup of Global CISO’s setting trends at some of the world’s most iconic companies, intelligence briefings on new threats from major international security agencies, Government authorities & Public and Private sectors who bring to the table, top of mind cyber issues and initiatives

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  • Bruce Schneier

    Bruce Schneier

    American cryptographer, computer security professional, privacy specialist and writer
    Internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by The Economist, TED Speaker
  • Bryan Seely

    Bryan Seely

    World Famous Hacker, Author & US Marine
    The only hacker to wiretap the US Secret Service & FBI.
  • Col. Saeed M. Al Hajri

    Col. Saeed M. Al Hajri

    Director, Cybercrime Department and Chairman of Advisory Board, Dubai Police HQ
    Trailblazer combatting cyber and financial fraud related crime, protecting both private and public interests
  • Dr Marwan Al Zarouni

    Dr Marwan Al Zarouni

    Director of Information Services, Dubai Electronic Security Center
    Founded the region's first innovation hub for blockchain technology
  • Fuad Al-Ansari

    Fuad Al-Ansari

    VP Information Technology, Adnoc Refining
    Contributed remarkably to the visioning and leading ADNOC Refining in its Digital Transformation journey
  • H.E Dr. Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti

    H.E Dr. Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti

    Head of Cyber Security, United Arab Emirates Government
    Visionary at the helm of the Nation's Cybersecurity
  • Kevin Mitnick

    Kevin Mitnick

    World's Most Famous Hacker, Global Bestselling Author
    In the mid nineties, he was “The World's Most Wanted Hacker”. Since 2000, he has been a successful security consultant, public speaker and author.
  • Pablos Holman

    Pablos Holman

    Hacker, Inventor, and Entrepreneur
    Arguably the world’s most diverse technologist and inventor with a portfolio spanning a spaceship for Jeff Bezos; world’s smallest PC, AI for stock market trading, and a laser gun to shoot mosquitos i

 

Our 2021 edition will launch GISEC Israel Discovery Day where we take a deep dive into the cybersecurity environments of both nations

Israel Discovery Day


Hear from the protagonists of both nations as we align as two powerful allies. Who can we expect?
 

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ALL THINGS CYBERSECURITY AT GISEC

BLACK STAGE

The Black Stage will focus on the black operations of international organised crime, the hostile intentions in the cyber space from terrorist organisations, military cyber warfare, and intelligence briefings on the cyber security capabilities of hostile actors. 

SPOTLIGHT AFRICA

CyberTech (CISOs) huntsmen descend for the very first time to engage, collaborate and do business with world’s leading cyber companies exhibiting.

KINGDOM STAGE

Cyber-security is expected to be among the fastest growing sectors in Saudi Arabia – its market value is anticipated to reach SAR 19.12 billion (USD5 billion) by 2022. KSA is the most sought after market by the majority of GISEC exhibitors.

UAE & ISRAEL DAY

A dedicated day and symposium to discuss cyber security and development avenues between both countries. The day shall include content, match-making and networking opportunities.

INSPIRE STAGE focused on women in cybersecurity

Women are highly underrepresented in the field of cybersecurity. In 2017, women’s share in the U.S. cybersecurity field was 14%, compared to 48% in the general workforce. 

PUBLIC EDUCATION DAY (English & Arabic)

Supporting TRA objective to increase cyber awareness amongst masses through our series of cybersecurity workshops in English & Arabic.

CERTIFIED TRAININGS

Over the course of four days infosec professionals will be able to complete course in: CERTIFIED ETHICAL HACKER, CISM, CISSP, GSEC: GIAC ,OSCP and more…

BRAIN PODS

Private consulting rooms with expert cyber professionals offering a series of outstanding knowledge transfer sessions from the region’s best minds.

THE OCTAGON: CAPTURE THE FLAG – NEW

  • Aim to get 300 participants
  • Aim to have at least 80 teams 
  • most international teams

CISO Club – NEW

CISO’s, CIO’s and Heads of IT are decision makers when it comes to purchasing cyber technology. In order to attract them to the event, we used to hold our secret briefings and invite them as speakers. A new initiative if a CISO Club that includes a high quality club card that gives access to the show, to the CISO lounge on site, free parking and other benefits such as discounts in food outlets if possible.

The DARK Stage

A first ever for Dubai in such an open forum that will take a deep dive into the dark web and include some of the most exciting live hacks, covering the most controversial and cutting edge topics.

X-LABS

Free-to-attend sessions on developments in cyber, AI, blockchain and IOT, delivered by some of the best minds global industry has to offer.

GISEC Main Stage

The famous conference returns with a stellar lineup of the world’s leading cyber experts. The agenda for the GISEC Conference is directed by a powerful Advisory Board.

GISEC + AI
Topics & Features

Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity

  • AI in Cyber – separating the hype from the reality 
  • Detecting and pre-empting cyber attacks
  • AI will attack you! How can you guard yourself against the rage of the machines

GISEC + 5G
Learning & Experiences

5G impact on Cybersecurity

  • 5G can get us all hacked
  • 5G in Cybersecurity– what are the security challenges and how to tackle them?
  • 5G Challenges, overcome it with a “security by design” approach

GISEC + CLOUD
Knowledge & Networking

Security and Cloud

  • Minimising the vulnerabilities from IoT
  • Cloud Migration and Security
  • Managed Security Services

EXPLORE THE SHOW IN A GO [VIDEOS]

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Hear from the industry

  • GISEC has always been a key moment for the security community for many years. We look forward to being part of it again this year in December co-located with GITEX 2020.
    Amer Sharaf
    Director of Compliance, Support and Alliances, Dubai Electronic Security Center
  • Cybersecurity is not an afterthought, but an integral part of technological innovation and today’s business evolution; co-locating GISEC with GITEX further reinforces this fact.
    Stephan Berner
    CEO, Help AG
  • There has never been a greater need to do comprehensive planning than now … putting tougher a one-to-three year plan on how to get the organization to a more secure state is a job worth doing today.
    Sanjeev Walia
    President & Founder, SPIRE Solutions
  • The co-located GISEC & GITEX event will serve as the common collaborative platform to enable the UAE's vision for a secure digital world.
    Hadi Hosn
    Chief Executive Officer, Axon Technologies

Supporters & Partners

OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT CYBERSECURITY PARTNER

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OFFICIAL DISTRIBUTION PARTNER

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Telecommunications Regulatory Authority

Official Smart City Partner

Strategic Sponsors & Partners

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Official Digital Partner

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Strategic Partner

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Diamond sponsors

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Silver sponsor

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Industry & Association Partner

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India Pavilion Partner

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Exhibitors

 

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