Cyber Security for Energy & Utilities

March 27th, 2018

 March 27th, 2018 - March 29th, 2018 

Cyber Security for Energy & Utilities

United Arab Emirates » 
March 27th, 2018 - March 29th, 2018

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The 7th Cyber Security for Energy & Utilities Conference taking place from 27-29 March 2018 in Abu Dhabi, UAE, will bring together IT security directors, CIOs, CTOs, network and systems security administrators, heads of SCADA, and heads of automation from the energy and utilities in the Middle East to address the urgent need for formulating strategies to detect and protect the industry from vulnerability and risks.

The 7th edition will focus on:
• Securing the advanced digital technologies of cloud, big data, IoT and more using advanced security systems and solutions
• The need for collaboration between departments and industries to ensure sharing of data and best practice
• Minimizing attack attempts and enhancing knowledge and awareness by implementing effective threat intelligence programmes
• Closing the gap between IT and OT security using advanced firewall and malware protection systems
• Preparing organisations to move from reactive to proactive approaches to develop smart and safe cities

Don’t miss your chance to learn about:
• Importance of IT/OT integration in maximizing protection and mitigate security risks
• Emergency response and risk management practices in place to ensure minimum losses and recovery
• Moving forward and the future of security for the industry to align with countrywide strategies of digital transformation

Expert speakers include:
• Adam El Adama, CISO, ADNOC Sour Gas
• Ihab Chafic Ali, Change Manager – ITIL, DEWA
• Dr. Mohammad Khaled, IT Compliance & Digital Transformation Specialist, Regulation & Supervision Bureau, UAE
• Dr. Ayad Daijy, Adviser and Chief Information Officer, Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Saudi Arabia
• Ahmad Mohawish, Head – Information Security Risk Monitoring, Saudi Aramco
• Abdirashid Samater, Cyber Security Advisor, Ministry of Justice, Saudi Arabia
• And many more

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