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Conference Overview

   

Conference Overview

In-Depth Conference Tracks

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The agenda is directed by a powerful Advisory Council 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, and attracts a huge audience of decision makers from over 200 government departments and most of the leading enterprises in the Middle East.

LEARN FROM THE BEST MINDS IN CYBER SECURITY AND TECHNOLOGY

GISEC 2021 CONFERENCE FRAMEWORK

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Learning Paths

GISEC Main Stage

A powerful Advisory Board of senior end-users from Dubai Electronic Security Center, Dubai Police and Smart Dubai direct the GISEC Conference agenda this year.

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 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 cyber 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, 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, 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, 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 and 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 TRA objective to increase cyber awareness amongst masses 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?

KEY REASONS TO ATTEND

Award winning CISOs

Learn from Global CISOs setting trends at some of the world’s most iconic companies

Major security agencies

Get intelligence briefings on new threats from major international security agencies

Network with 1,000

+ delegates

Enhance your network, meeting with over 1,000+ fellow delegates; making it the largest cyber security and tech conference in MEASA.

Meet 8,500+ InfoSec professionals

Participate in the largest cyber security and IoT event, where over 8,500 of the region’s InfoSec community converge to source new products and stay up to date with the latest developments.

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ATTENDEES

100+ CIO/CISO/VP of top companies like Telefonica, Saudi Ports, IKEA Group, Amazon Pay India, DHL Express, Dubai Health Authority, Habib Bank Ag, Juma Al Majid Group, Al Maskari Holding, Bank of Jordan, General Motors MENA, Dubai Customs, General Electric MENA, Union National Bank, Majid Al Futtaim Retail – Carrefour, Lulu Group International and many more.

  • “GISEC is one of the most fantastic, rich, worldwide cybersecurity event, trying to understand revolutionary technology and how it might change the word. It brilliantly illuminates and emphasizes the threats that could profoundly impact the way we handle emerging technology.”
    Dr. Mohamed Benaichouche
    CIO, ARABSAT
  • “This event stood out because of the quality of the network they brought together and the diversity of perspective.”
    Marloes Pomp
    Program Officer, Dutch Government
  • “This year’s event brought a fresh new approach and provided network and security professionals a great opportunity to learn, meet solutions providers and network!”
    Tariq Valani
    Vice President - IT Infrastructure & Operations, Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts Management

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

microsoft

Official Digital Partner

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Strategic Partner

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Platinum sponsors

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Diamond sponsors

Diamond Sponsor

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Diamond Sponsor

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Diamond Sponsor

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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

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Exhibitors

 

Media Partners