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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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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.

Top global cybersecurity companies are in for 2021 - live, in-person

WORLD LEADERS REIMAGINE CYBER SECURITY IN A CHANGED WORLD

The most insightful breakthroughs are revealed on this strategy & policy-driven stage. Global CISOs, intelligence authorities, government heads and business leaders set the agenda for securing business growth against emerging threats.

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  • H.E. Dr. Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti

    H.E. Dr. Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti

    Head of Cyber Security, United Arab Emirates Government
  • Robert Bigman

    Robert Bigman

    Former CISO, CIA
    Information Security trailblazer who once managed a Nation's most sensitive secrets
  • Jelena Matone

    Jelena Matone

    Senior Head, CISO & OpRisk, European Investment Bank
    Power Cyber Woman & the Global Cyber Sentinel Award winner 2020
  • Gary Brantley

    Gary Brantley

    CTO, Beazer Homes
    Technology strategist who battled America’s largest cyber security attack
  • Neal Bridges

    Neal Bridges

    Global Head of Cybersecurity Operations, Mondelez International
    Cyber Security streamer and influencer, Former hacker for the NSA
  • Gregory Francis

    Gregory Francis

    Former Specialist Investigator & Magistrate, NCA
    Former NCA officer on a mission to Deter Young Hackers Before They Commit Crimes
  • Larry Gloss

    Larry Gloss

    Executive Director - Global Public Sector, BluVector
    Multi-award winning military officer who has led startups & Fortune 100 software firms
  • Majed Alshodari

    Majed Alshodari

    CISO, Allied Cooperative Insurance Group (ACIG)
    Winner of the Arab CISO Award 2020
  • Christopher Ahlberg

    Christopher Ahlberg

    Co-founder & CEO, Recorded Future
    World’s Top 100 Young Innovators by MIT
  • Unique Kumar

    Unique Kumar

    Group CISO, CK Birla Group
    Securing a diversified $2.4 billion conglomerate
  • Igboa Abumere

    Igboa Abumere

    CISO, Stanbic IBTC Bank
    Protecting information assets of Africa's largest banking group
  • Nour Fateen

    Nour Fateen

    Presales Manager, UKI & META, Recorded Future
    Worked in helping some of the largest businesses in the world improve their security posture using security intelligence

 

POWERFUL, PERSPECTIVE-SHIFTING, PROVOCATIVE TALKS, LIVE HACKS & MORE

GISEC Main Stage

A stellar lineup of global CISO’s will discuss strategies to take advantage of AI-powered solutions, how to secure 5G - the most important network of the 21st century - and how enterprises can manage their concerns around cloud security. 

Israel Discovery Day

The first Israel Discovery Day will hear from experts who will explore how the advanced technological nation defends its national infrastructure, how it is using AI to mitigate threats, and how it is balancing national security and privacy.

Saudi Focus Day

Cybersecurity is becoming an essential priority in the Kingdom as it pushes ahead with its Vision 2030 ambitions. CISO’s, regulators, policy makers and cybersecurity authorities will reveal the Kingdom's cyber roadmap.

Africa Forum

Africa represents a hugely exciting innovation opportunity, with tremendous potential for technological transformation. African internet users are set to double to 1 billion by 2022, with the demand for advanced cybersecurity solutions and IT security skills set to explode.

Black Stage

The Black Stage will focus on the operations of international organised criminals and hostile activity in cyberspace from terrorist organisations and military cyber warfare, with intelligence briefings on the capabilities of malicious actors. 

GISEC Inspire

GISEC Inspire will bring together leading cybersecurity innovators, government leaders and technological futurists to promote ways to bring women into the cybersecurity field.

Dark Stage

In a world where hackers launch a cyber attack every 39 seconds, the Dark Stage will showcase fascinating live hacks, investigating controversial topics including cyber warfare, nation state attacks, social engineering and the most dangerous activity 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 Startups

GISEC Startups will assemble cybersecurity startup investors and founders to discuss the funding challenge expected in 2021 as we move away from technologies widely used during the pandemic, roads to success, and innovations in new and emerging technologies.

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 2021 CONFERENCE SNAPSHOT

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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
  • Faisal Sibai

    Faisal Sibai

    Senior Director, At a major Middle East based sovereign wealth fund
    Expert in Information and data security, Risk assessment, Network Security, Internet of Things (IoT) and more
  • 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 (Women in Cybersecurity)

Bringing together World’s top female cybersecurity trailblazers

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  • Ayesha Mohammad

    Ayesha Mohammad

    Senior Cybersecurity Expert, Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC)
  • 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

Supporters & Partners

OFFICIALLY SUPPORTED BY

UAE Cyber Security Council

OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT CYBERSECURITY PARTNER

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OFFICIAL DISTRIBUTION PARTNER

ISPIRE

OFFICIALLY SUPPORTED BY

Telecommunications Regulatory Authority

Official Smart City Partner

Strategic Sponsors & Partners

Strategic Partner

vmware

Strategic Partner

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Diamond sponsors

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Diamond Sponsor

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Diamond Sponsor

Attivo Networks - GISEC

Silver sponsors

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Industry & Association Partner

Germany Association Partner

TeleTrusT

India Pavilion Partner

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Knowledge Partner

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Association Partner

CyberWales

Exhibitors

 

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