News & Insights
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Emirates asked the UAE residents and travellers not to respond to such fake e-mails or open links given in these e-mails. Emirates airline has alerted the travellers about a new phishing attack where ...
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
GISEC is not just one of the most impactful cyber security shows in the region, it is also the largest, overshadowing other events in terms of aspiration, diversity and scope. In its 7th edition, GISEC welcomed over 8,300+ cyber-specific visitors, and is co-located with Future Blockchain Summit, which collectively deliver over 12,000 visitors.
The agenda is directed by a powerful Advisory Board of senior end-users from Dubai Electronic Security Centre, Dubai Police, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, Smart Dubai, Investment Corporation of Dubai, Adnoc Refining, aeCERT and Spire Solutions. Tackling global cyber-security issues, it attracts a captive audience of decision makers from over 200 government departments and leading enterprises in the Middle East.
Who exhibits at GISEC?
Cyber security measures are needed to both protect, as well as grow a business, regardless of the industry. Our mission is to bring you companies offering the most innovative and game-changing security solutions for AI, Blockchain, 5G, IOT and enterprise cybersecurity. Innovation is global, and at GISEC you experience an unparalleled depths of diversity and scope from local, regional and multi-national giants showcasing products and solutions.
Who visits GISEC?
The attendee profile is the most powerful in the Middle East and, we think, in terms of buyers, one of the most attractive in the world.
CIOs, CISOs and CTOs along with their teams and departments travel from 86 counties to learn the next disruptive events to affect their departments. Whether it’s to learn from global leaders at the world’s top companies, or to understand the next moves of the senior leaders in Middle East based companies, over 8,300 security professionals join a total audience of over 12,000 tech leaders in the Middle East’s biggest conversation on what’s going to impact them around the corner.
What's new in 2020
Private consulting rooms with expert cyber professionals taking 20 minute appointments with end users to help them solve security challenges particular to their organisation. A series of outstanding knowledge transfer sessions from the region’s best minds to help infosec professionals spark new ideas and better protect their companies.
The Saudi security market is very specific and a key focus for vendors. It has long been a request to have a greater focus on Saudi Arabia. Therefore we will launch the KSA Stage which will include international thought leaders imparting their advice on country specific security challenges, and the leading lights in Saudi Arabia expounding the successes they are making in improving security.
In our drive to promote the region as a tech hub, to nurture youth, and make GISEC an opportunity where people can advance their careers, expert recruiters will post jobs and take CVs to help place specialists from around the region find career advancement through the show.
Returning in 2020
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.
The ever popular Secret Briefings return to GISEC. This is series of closed door lectures delivered by super-senior leaders for super senior leaders. By invitation only, these secret briefings are one of the highlights for both sponsors and visitors.
GISEC Main Stage
The famous 3-day 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.
Adel has been the CISO and IS Manager for Dubai Customs for over 10 years to formulate short and medium operational objectives for IT Security within the Dubai Customs Operational Plan.
Dr Pierce very recently led DARPA (part of the US Department of Defence)’s Information Innovation Office (I2O) which is responsible for developing military grade AI, Data Analytics and Cyber solutions
As Lead Cyber Security Architect, Francisco leads the Telefonica Cyber Defense Center to continually assess existing infrastructure and services in relation to regulatory and industry requirements
Key holder to information security of 12,750 employees across 24 global offices of Petrofac group
Hear from our exhibitors
It’s really worth to be at GISEC because it’s one of the biggest cybersecurity events in the region and you can meet interesting people, companies and partners.
This is our 5th year of participation at GISEC which is a great value for us as it provides a platform that connects us to the end-users, existing customers and partners.