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  • "GISEC is the ideal cybersecurity platform to participate & partner with vendors and government entities in the region"

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  • "GISEC is the most important and influential Cybersecurity event in the Arab World. Our members and we look forward to our participation in 2021."

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  • GISEC is one of the best networking and knowledge sharing event to meet trade visitors not only from UAE but also countries like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and the wider African region.

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  • WHERE INFORMATION SECURITY COMPANIES COME TO ACHIEVE REAL BUSINESS GROWTH

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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 TRUSTING GISEC

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THE MOST INFLUENTIAL AND CONNECTED CYBERSECURITY EVENT FOR THE ARAB WORLD

GISEC is the region’s most established and influential cybersecurity and cybertech exhibition and conference truly representing the Arab world. Established in 2012 the exhibition and conference has grown immensely to become the region’s most sought-after business enabler and sourcing platform for the worldwide cybersecurity community and governments end-users.

A top priority event on the cyber tech calendar for the entire cybersecurity ecosystem incl. CISOs and CIOs of global brands, internationally-renowned hackers, cybersecurity trailblazers and technology providers looking to expand and strengthen their presence in influential buyer markets of the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt, Nigeria, India, Pakistan and other countries.

GISEC is strategically organised in close partnerships with the country's most powerful government entities to curate and prioritise cybersecurity agendas of the region, including UAE Cyber Security Council, Dubai Electronic Security Centre, Dubai Police, Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), Smart Dubai, Investment Corporation of Dubai, ADNOC Refining, aeCERT and Spire Solutions.

ALL THINGS CYBERTECH AT GISEC

GISEC Main Stage

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

Israel Discovery Day

Following the Abraham Accords Peace Agreement normalizing business and trade between Israel and the UAE, our 2021 edition will launch GISEC Israel Discovery Day where we take a deep dive into the cybersecurity environments of both nations. 

Saudi Focus Day

Cyber-security and cybertech is among the fastest growing sectors in Saudi Arabia – its market value is anticipated to reach SAR19.12 billion (USD5 billion) by 2022. Saudi Arabia is certainly one of the highest potential and most sought after markets by international cybertech security solution providers.

Africa Spotlight Forum

An incredible market opportunity in Africa is waiting to be seized with the soaring number of internet users and high demand for IT security skills growing. The number of African internet users will double to one billion by 2022, and global cybersecurity spend will top $170.4bn in 2022.

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, cybertech and intelligence briefings on the cyber security capabilities of hostile actors. 

GISEC Inspire

GISEC Inspire bringing together cybersecurity companies, government and big thinkers to promote methods to bring women into the cybersecurity field.

Dark Stage

A world where hackers launch a cyberattack every 39 seconds, DARK STAGE dives into the deep dark web showcasing fascinating live hacks, investigating controversial topics including cyber warfare, cybertech, nation state attacks, social engineering and the most dangerous activities on the dark web.

X-Lab Stage

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

CISO Club

CISO’s, CIO’s and Heads of IT are decision makers when it comes to purchasing cyber technology. A new initiative - CISO Club, includes high quality club card that gives access to the show, CISO lounge on site & free parking

THE OCTAGON: CAPTURE THE FLAG

Exciting new feature, inviting 80+ global teams, 300+ participants vying for the crown through a nail biting competition!

Public Cyber Awareness

Supporting TRAs objective to increase cyber awareness amongst the public through our series of cybersecurity workshops in English & Arabic.

Certified Trainings

Exclusive certified training's conducted over 3 days. InfoSec professionals can choose topics from :CERTIFIED ETHICAL HACKER, CISM, CISSP, GSEC: GIAC & OSCP

BRAIN PODS

Private consulting rooms where region’s brightest minds offer series of outstanding knowledge transfer sessions to help InfoSec professionals spark new ideas to better protect their companies

GISEC AI

AI tops the 8 cybersecurity trends that will shape 2021, AI a friend or foe? hear from the global CISO’s

GISEC 5G

Unveiling the strategies to secure the most important network of the 21st century

GISEC CLOUD

The COVID pandemic has been hard on security teams in 2020, 75% of enterprises are concerned about how secure they are in the cloud, what lies in store for 2021?

GISEC 2021 CONFERENCE FRAMEWORK

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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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  • 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.
  • Bryan Seely

    Bryan Seely

    World Famous Hacker, Author & US Marine
    The only hacker to wiretap the US Secret Service & FBI.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

 

ISRAEL DISCOVERY DAY

DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE HOSTED THE BIGGEST OFFICIAL DELEGATION OF BUSINESS,
TECH AND INVESTORS FROM ISRAEL TO THE UAE AT GITEX 2020

Israel Discovery Day

JOIN US AT GISEC 2021 AS WE LAUNCH ‘GISEC ISRAEL DISCOVERY DAY’ AND CONTINUE TO ALIGN AS TWO POWERFUL ALLIES

SAUDI FOCUS DAY

Cyber-security is expected to be among the fastest growing sectors in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia is certainly one of the highest potential and most sought after markets by international cyber security solution providers its market value is anticipated to reach SAR19.12 billion (USD5 billion) by 2022, revealed a new report by the US-Saudi Arabian Business Council.

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  • Abdullah Al-Othman

    Abdullah Al-Othman

    CIO, Ministry of Culture & Information, Saudi Arabia
    CIO at the Saudi Government Ministry responsible for regulating all media within the Kingdom & Communications to other countries
  • Eng. Ibrahim AlShamrani

    Eng. Ibrahim AlShamrani

    Executive Director of Operations, National Cyber Security Center, Ministry of Interior, Saudi Arabia
    Responsible for nation-wide information security efforts, overseeing information security efforts in support of the nation's critical infrastructure
  • Majed Alshodari

    Majed Alshodari

    CISO, Allied Cooperative Insurance Group (ACIG)
    First Saudi to be named 'Best CISO in the World' finalist, winner of Arab CISO award

INSPIRE

Bringing together World’s top female cybersecurity trailblazers to GISEC 2021

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  • Dee Deu

    Dee Deu

    CISO, Xoserve
    50 Most Influential Women in Cyber-Security 2019
  • Jelena Matone

    Jelena Matone

    CISO, European Investment Bank, President at Women4Cyber Foundation
    The Global Cyber Sentinel Award Winner 2020 for immense contribution to cybersecurity domain globally
  • Natalya Kaspersky

    Natalya Kaspersky

    Co-Founder, Kaspersky Lab & InfoWatch
    One of the most influential figures in the Russian IT industry and co-founder of anti-virus powerhouse Kaspersky Labs

EXPLORE THE 2020 SHOW IN A GO [VIDEOS + PHOTOS]

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NEWS & INSIGHTS

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HEAR FROM THE INDUSTRY

  • GISEC is the most important and influential Cybersecurity event in the Arab World. Our members and us look forward to our participation in 2021.
    Dr. Holger Muehlbauer
    Managing Director, IT Security Association Germany (TeleTrusT)
  • GISEC is one of the best networking and knowledge sharing event to meet visitors from not only UAE but also countries like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and the wider African region.
    Larry Gloss
    Executive Director, BluVector, A Comcast Company
  • 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.
    Amer Sharaf
    Director of Compliance, Support and Alliances, Dubai Electronic Security Center
  • 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
  • GISEC is one of the best networking and knowledge sharing event to meet trade visitors not only from UAE but also countries like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman and the wider African region.
    Oren Dvoskin
    Global Marketing Director, Sasa Software (Israel)
  • We are proud to be part of the esteemed community of GISEC, which is the most established Cybersecurity show that brings together industry peers for the entire MENA region, Content is full of latest learnings and practices from world-class experts.
    Zeev Draer
    VP Corporate Strategy and Marketing, Niagara Networks

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