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Conference Overview

   

Conference Overview

In-Depth Conference Tracks

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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, and attracts a huge audience of decision makers from over 200 government departments and most of the leading enterprises in the Middle East.

Agenda

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13:00
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    Cybersecurity and cloud computing veteran who introduces a fresh approach to entrenched attitudes on cybersecurity and threat prevention
13:45
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    Showcasing The Dubai Cyber Security Strategy and Dubai Cyber Index: Enhancing Electronic Infrastructure and Fortifying Dubai’s Lead in Digital Technology
14:20
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
14:40
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    This session will cover incident response and threat intelligence findings, highlight the importance of scale to ensuring efficient cyber security response, and share best practices to deal with incid ...
15:00
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    What threat intelligence is traditionally thought of as — and what it really is How security intelligence tailored to your teams, workflows, and existing security investments empowers organisations to ...
15:20
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    Many companies struggle to get their corporate cybersecurity framework off the ground. Many failed. Some failed because of a lack of support coming from the top, while others failed mainly because of ...
15:40
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    Safeguarding the critical national infrastructure - getting and staying ahead Boosting cyber resilience and capacity at a National level Cybersecurity as an enabler for economic growth Collaborating t ...
11:15
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    The era of the “castle and moat” approach to secure digital assets is over. Digital Transformation has ensured that the data center is not the center of the universe for end user organizations. Since ...
12:35
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
12:45
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)

    Creating a digital security framework to protect cultural and Expo sites ahead of the 2020 World Expo. Understanding the importance of reputational and IP security for national security

13:05
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
13:25
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
14:25
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)

    Developing a joint strategy to converge information feeds from both digital and physical assets to provide a holistic customs security environment. Protecting the UAE from every day and asymmetric threats to customs security.

14:45
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    In this session, we'll review why a Zero Trust is needed and being largely adopted. We'll define what Zero Trust means and what it's not, and we'll list the 3 Zero Trust principles. Then we'll review ...
15:25
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    Many organizations see the move to Cloud as something that creates risk and may make them less secure We believe that moving to Cloud can help organizations improve their security and risk posture, an ...
15:45
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
16:00
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)

    What could be the largest ever hack on Twitter, crypto scammers were able to succeed, how? The hackers were able to post tweets using the accounts of major figures including Barack Obama and Joe Biden to promote a fake Bitcoin (BTC) giveaway which has so far swindled over 300 users out of $118,000. How can enterprises improve their approach?

10:05
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    Trending ransomware and malware threats in the META region New extortion methods, the rise of Emotet, and Arabic malware Real-life cyber threat examples from the wild and key mitigation steps for the ...
10:25
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    Ransomware and e-Crime activities are ramping up at record speeds, and continue to wreak havoc in thousands of organizations every week. The latest trends in e-Crime and threat actor activity How Rans ...
10:45
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
11:30
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    Hear this informative session on mitigating risks from the dark web and best practices in data loss prevention. Attend this session to learn more about a blueprint of the dark web and the correspondin ...
11:50
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    Most of IOCs shared are trivially changed by attackers, meaning they provide no value to defenders TTPs are not easily actionable However, in the last years Threat Intel allowed developing a series of ...
12:20
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
13:30
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    Cyber-crime is booming as threat actors seek to exploit the increased online dependency and mass migration to remote working triggered by the global health pandemic. Malicious registrations, including ...
14:15
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
14:50
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
15:00
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
     Security awareness measures, especially phishing simulations, are bad, cause fear among the workforce and undermine trust in management, we often hear today. Is this true?
15:20
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    How internet-scale Threat Intelligence Platforms power massive communities of leading cybersecurity solutions and how your organisation can benefit
15:40
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    They have seemingly magical powers that most people can’t comprehend. Where there’s superheroes, there are also supervillains, and in the world we live in, there’s a war of escalation going on. Unprec ...
16:10
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)

    Developing your organization’s risk management strategy to harness effective cyber insurance. Understanding the pitfalls and levels of maturity in the cyber insurance market.

17:00
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
10:00
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
10:05
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)

    Uncovering how Oil and Gas organizations can leverage digital convergence trends to create more value along their transformation journey. Developing the Oil and Gas digital transformation through trustworthiness between the IT and OT worlds

10:25
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    How are energy organisations being targeted by PupyRAT malware, and what can you do to detect and track the threat?
11:15
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    Aligning OT security objectives to larger enterprise objectives of digital transformation Challenges to OT security and the best counter measures Improving visibility, control and compliance across yo ...
11:55
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)
    Understanding the inherent challenges integrating IT and OT. Why the shipping and logistics industry must adapt to provide holistic cyber security and integrate its security strategy
13:00
    • GISEC Main Stage
    MAIN Stage ( Za'abeel Hall 3)

Learning Paths

GISEC MAIN STAGE

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.

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X-LABS

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.

THE DARK STAGE

THE DARK STAGE

The DARK STAGE, will dive into the dark web and include fascinating live hacks. It will also investigate controversial and cutting edge topics including cyber warfare, nation state attacks, social engineering and the most dangerous activities on the dark web. Under the guidance of Dubai Police and DESC this promises to be the most exciting feature in GISEC history.

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Featured Speakers at GISEC

LEARN FROM THE BEST MINDS IN CYBER SECURITY AND TECHNOLOGY

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

OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT CYBERSECURITY PARTNER

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OFFICIAL DISTRIBUTION PARTNER

ISPIRE

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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 sponsor

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Industry & Association Partner

Germany Association Partner

TeleTrusT

India Pavilion Partner

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Association Partner

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Knowledge Partner

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Exhibitors

 

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