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Global Cyber Security Summit is one of its kind of an In-person global cyber conference. The Asia Pacific Cybersecurity Market, with an initial value of 52.09 billion USD, is projected to experience a robust growth rate of 13.7% annually during the forecast period, reaching an estimated 109.1 billion USD within the next five years. This Global Cyber Security Series APAC will focus on emerging technologies and the global best practices that dominate the digital world. Focused on gathering a pre-qualified assembly of the top Cybersecurity professionals, Ministries, Authorities, Policy makers and thought leaders who wish to stay ahead of competition.

The summit will host more than 20+ speakers and attract over 100+ senior level decision makers to exchange ideas and discuss the pain points in the cyber space on various strategic and operational topics on cyber security legislation and regulation, critical infrastructure, prevention from cyber-attacks. The Asia Pacific region is dedicated to nurturing a knowledge-based economy to foster sustainable growth and prosperity among its citizens. This is accomplished through the adoption of automation, the utilization of cutting-edge technologies, and the establishment of a unified platform that not only yields economic advantages but also places a strong emphasis on advanced security measures. These efforts are designed to elevate the user experience, guarantee smooth interactions, protect sensitive data, and build trust among both customers and stakeholders. With their unwavering commitment to innovation and robust security protocols, businesses in the APAC are paving the path towards a prosperous future powered by technological advancements.


Preserving trust amidst a shifting-01
Preserving trust amidst a shifting landscape: extending security beyond transactions to every interaction
Safeguarding trust in an evolving-02
Safeguarding trust in an evolving world: Extending security from transactions to every interaction
Navigating the Cyber-03
Navigating the Cyber Battlefield in Smart Cities: Challenges and Safeguards
Encouraging global-04
Encouraging global cooperation in cyber governance
Empowering data sovereignty-05
Empowering data sovereignty: Charting a course for personal data protection in the digital era
Fostering Cyber-06
Fostering Cyber Resilience through IT Operations Team Integration
Tackling Cybercrime-07
Tackling Cybercrime in Indonesia: Insights from Law Enforcement
Fostering National Cyber-08
Fostering National Cyber Resilience by crafting strategies for a robust cyber future


Knowledgeable Sessions

Opportunity to learn from the global leaders in cyber security on the best practices to achieve cyber resilience in the fast-paced digital world. Connect with world class solution providers about their solutions and advanced level cyber defence options.

Tech Driven Use-cases

In today’s world with emerging technologies and new innovations has brought the technology industry towards huge transformational change. Be among the first to adapt technology use-cases presented by the pioneers in the field of cyber security.

Product Display

This unique platform provides opportunities in terms of presentations, knowledge sharing sessions, and use-case studies by global thought leaders with their primary focused helping business and organizations to adapt next level of cyber security solutions.

Brainstorming Discussions

Share and exchange your ideas by brainstorming with some of the thoughtful leaders in cyber security space. Our panel discussions include senior technology leaders and experienced seasoned professionals with an aim to breach the knowledge gap between the cyber security and organizations.

One-On-One Meetings

Get involved with in-depth discussions with top-class solution providers and secure your businesses by sharing your specific requirements and challenges directly with the consultants.

Private Networking Lounge

Network and consult with the experts across industry sectors at the designated spaces assigned focusing on personal attention and query redressal.

Who Should Attend Global Cyber Security CONFERENCE?

Who will attend?

  • Government
  • BFSI
  • Fintech
  • Healthcare
  • Oil and Gas 
  • Utilities
  • Transportation / Logistics
  • Automobile
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate & Infrastructure
  • Retail & e-commerce
  • Defense & Security
  • Aerospace / Aviation
  • Tourism & Hospitality
  • Telecom
  • Mining
  • FMCG
  • Construction

Job Titles:

  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Digital Officers
  • Chief Data officer
  • Chief Technology Officer
  • Chief Security Officer
  • SVP/VP/Director of IT/OT
  • Head/Manager of IT/OT
  • General Manager IT 
  • Cybersecurity Leaders
  • Cybersecurity Specialist
  • SCADA Engineers / Security Engineer
  • Cyber Security Risk Monitoring professionals
  • Cyber Security Operations professionals
  • Cyber Security Governance Manager
  • Cybersecurity Advisor
  • Cloud Architect
  • Head of IT Infrastructure

Sponsor Categories:

  • Ransomware Resilience and Recovery
  • Attack Surface Management
  • Supply-Chain Security / Application Security
  • Network Security / Endpoint Security
  • Web Security / Mobile Security
  • Risk & Compliance 
  • Threat Intelligence
  • Data Security & Vulnerability Exploitation
  • Cloud Security / AI Security 
  • Identity & Access Management
  • Fraud Prevention & Transaction Security
  • Security Operations & Incident Response
  • Managed Security Service Provider ( MSSP)
  • Advanced Threat Intelligence
  • Fraud & Law Enforcement
  • Predictive security Management
  • Quantum Computing
  • Automotive security management


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Haneen Faisal Emeir

Digital Trust is my mission. My role is to deliver secure Digital Transformation in the national projects of Jordan. Managing the security from strategic to operational level. Risk Management and Security Infrastructure Planning. Managing national security projects like the establishment of first National Cyber Security Center in Jordan and national Identity management platform. In addition to designing security controls in digital transformation projects like PKI, e-services, Hybrid Cloud and national government cloud and digital signature. Managing and implementing DevSecOps concepts and practices in my workplace and Coordinating relationships with third parties from both the public and Private sector. I also lead the efforts to get ISO27001 certificate for the E-government data center of Jordan.

Elie Zeidan

Mr. Elie Zeidan received his Engineering Degree in Communication and Computer from the Lebanese University and pursued his Masters’ Degree in Systems and Networks Security at Saint Joseph University of Beirut. He has over 9 years of experience in information system security consultancy and evaluation; strong technical expertise in threat intelligence, malware analysis, digital forensics and advanced penetration testing. He is currently the managing partner of Thidesoft, member of potech group, a Cybersecurity Technology Vendor headquartered in Paris with the mission to provide an arsenal of 360° cyber defense tools. Moreover, he is currently an instructor at Saint Joseph University of Beirut, focusing on topics related to information security and ethical hacking.

Randeep Gill

Randeep has been entrenched as a cyber security professional for over 20 years. His experience spans from working in SOCs for global service providers to leading vendors. His key focus has been to help organisations understand their cyber security risks and thus provide a means to strengthen their security posture through thought leadership and best-of-breed products and technologies.

Jacob Mathew

Mr. Jacob Mathew is an executive Head of IT with more than 20 years of Middle East work experience in delivering innovative, high quality, and responsive technology-based solutions and have the following key strengths:  

– Ability to engage senior business leaders with solutions without technical jargon and with strong business acumen 

– Holistic solution-based approach to problems 

– Collaborative with inclusive team management  

He has worked and consulted in Financial Services, Education, Government, Oil and Gas, and IT sectors.  His key expertise lies in IT Governance; Strategy; Centralising and management of IT function across multiple countries; Migration to Cloud technologies and cloud-based solutions; Cyber Security; Project Management; Setup and management of IT Shared Services and Disaster Recovery.

Shakeel Shaikh

Accomplished information security professional with extensive knowledge and experience in information security. 18 years of experience in various areas of information security. Extensive experience in security risk assessments, security architecture, vulnerability management, identity and access management, and regulatory compliance. Experienced in Information Security Governance, Risk, Compliance, and Operations. Knowledge of IT systems and information security systems. Self-motivated, passionate, results driven, creative thinker, team builder, mentor, coach, inspiring leader, and continuous learner.

Mohamed Hamed

Mohamed Hamed is an C-Level Technology Consultant. Well experience with 24 years in the information technology and security Executive Management Positions, As he has been exposed to many aspects of Information Technology, He has acquired knowledge in most IT infrastructure solutions .  

He thrives in situations where he is challenged by new IT ideas and innovative application of technology Specialties: IT infrastructure solutions in (Artificial intelligence/Internet of Things (IoT)/Machine learning/digital transformation), with all Microsoft Systems & Applications, Oracle Applications and SAP Applications.  He comes with a strong technical and business qualifications, with different industries including Hospitality, Manufacture, Fintech, Medical, Food, Travel and Booking, LMS , E-commerce.

Denis Batrankov

Denis Batrankov is a Business Development Head of Network Security at Positive Technologies. Since 1997 he has been at the forefront of defending various companies around the world, working at international vendors in cybersecurity such as IBM Security, Nokia Siemens Networks, HP Enterprise Security, Palo Alto Networks and others. Certified Professional Cisco, IBM, HP, Microsoft, Allot, Opetenet, Palo Alto Networks, SANS, ISC, CISSP, PCNSE, GCIH.

Haran Kumar

Haran Kumar is a Senior Solutions Architect in the Global Security Specialist Group at Elastic. He is a passionate security professional with extensive experience in SOC architecture and security operations. Prior to joining Elastic, Haran was part of a global security operation centre across multiple industries, including aviation. 

At Elastic, Haran assists with projects and prospects across the EMEA region in architecting security solutions with Elastic stack and other security best practices. This includes solution design, development, integration, platform architecture and capacity planning in mission-critical environments. Haran welcomes any opportunity to share his security expertise with Elastic partners via blogs, webinars and workshops.

Steve Brown

Steve is Mastercard’s European lead for cyber security and resilience. He is responsible for the implementation and integration of Mastercard’s Cyber Security Framework including data breach detection, cyber risk and operational resilience technologies and capabilities across all related stakeholders including Issuers, Acquirers, Merchants and Governments. Steve also works to build and maintain strategic relationships with both internal, external, private and public sector parties, working with Global teams to understand the needs of customers and technology required to detect and protect customers from Cyber Crime and ensure legislative and regulatory compliance. 

Prior to joining Mastercard, Steve was a Senior Manager at the UK’s National Crime Agency where, as Head of Cyber Threat Intelligence, he led the UK’s strategic response to Cyber Crime. 

During his 17-year career within UK Government, Steve also served as the UK’s Cyber Attaché to the USA during 2016- 2019, embedded with the FBI Cyber Division at National Cyber & Forensics Training Alliance (NCFTA). Steve was responsible for diplomatic and political relationships and negotiations relating to the investigation of cyber criminality affecting the UK and USA.

Ahmed Osama

Ahmed Osama is an Cyber Security expert managing SOC, GRC, Access Management, Security Projects. with more than 17 years experience in Cyber Security field, mostly in financial sector.

Shamma Bin Hammad

Shamma Bin Hammad comes with a strong background in Information Security and Forensics. Her areas of expertise lie in developing a solid understanding of services and delivery methodologies, reviewing and update cybersecurity policies and procedures to ensure compliance with current standards, process, policy, procedure and standard development and design.

Nada Khater

Digital Transformation | Data | Cybersecurity | Public Policies & Strategies Expert, she has more than 16 years of experience in public and private organizations related to Digital transformation, Data and Cybersecurity sector in Jordan.

From academic perspective, she has a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Balqa Applied University. She obtained a certificate for the Enterprise Architecture of e-government from Songsil University in Seoul – Republic of South Korea in 2017. In addition, she got a certificate of Entrepreneurs Ecosystem from The Hague Academy for Local Governance in Netherland in 2020.  

Eng. Nada participated in the development of digital transformation strategy and its executive plan for 2021-2025. In addition, she has led and built digital policies in Jordan that cover a wide range of modern digital technologies including Artificial Intelligence Policy for Jordan 2020, Cloud Computing Policy for Jordan 2020, Jordanian policy for e-participation 2021, Government Data Classification and Management Policy 2020, Open Government Data Policy in 2017.‎ ‎  

In addition, Eng. Nada participated in the developing and issuance of National ‎Cybersecurity Strategy 2018-2023, Cybersecurity policies framework 2019, and recently Jordan’s Cybersecurity Law in 2019. Furthermore, Nada won the Women’s Award for Cyber Security Consultants in the Middle East for the year 2021, and she listed as one of the “Top Influencers in Security & Fire” for 2022 in the cybersecurity field worldwide from IFSEC Global – Security & fire safety news..

George Akhras

George Akhras is the CIO of AMSI, a collaboration of academicians and educators who bring together a wealth of experience and international expertise. Providing high quality education, AMSI manages the Al Mawakeb schools and the International School of Arts and Sciences (ISAS) in Dubai, in addition to a number of schools in the UAE and the region.  

George has over 25 years of experience in ICT planning, network and system design and administration, e-learning software development and streamlining of academic and business processes. During this time, he directed and managed several innovative and award-winning projects that integrated the latest information and communication technologies into the traditional school environment.  An educator at heart, his passion for the educational industry and its betterment is reflected best with him serving on the advisory board of reputable universities in the UAE.  

In 2018, he led the AMSI Digital Credentials initiative – the latest digital transformation applying Blockchain technology for the issuance, management and exchange of students’ certificates and diplomas.  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, George accelerated the ICT transformation in AMSI schools and focused on integrating a virtual classroom plug-in to the existing Learning Management System to optimize the online academic delivery and incorporate the “traditional” school routines into the Distance Learning environment.

Mohamed Negm

Cyber Security, Business Continuity, Information Security, and IT Management professional, Through his career he have been working on managing and designing IT, Network, and Security Solutions, which are aligned with the business objectives.  

Cyber Security and IT Expert with deep experience in the IT field with comprehensive knowledge and experience in Information and Cyber Security. Currently he is appointed as the CISO for valU managing the Information Security and Business Continuity. Leading the whole activities in the Information Risk Management, Business Continuity, PCI program (PCI DSS, PCI CP, PCI 3DS and PCI PIN), SOC II Type II, ISO 27001, and CBE security regulations Compliance owner. He has worked in various multinational companies with different Cultures in Many regions in the middle-east in various industries such as government, Oil and Gas, technology, telecom, and finally the financial sector in MDP.

Dr. Mostafa Abdallah Ammar

I am a Security professional with more than 10 years’ experience in the Information Security /Information Technology field, with extensive knowledge in Network Security, Systems Security, risk management techniques, policy and procedures development. I also possess deep knowledge & understanding for security threats & countermeasure, security products & technologies, Information security management systems, networks & operating systems. Having been in both management & architect positions I am able to design, manage & maintain an effective Information Security program that is based on solid processes & practices.

Shaker Hashlan

During the last 15 years his focus was developing and securing cyber security management programs for industrial control systems environments. That included developing and evaluating technologies, building policies, and work force development.  Written several papers and article in several publication and spoken in several international venues in the topics of OT and ICS cyber security.

Ahmed Sherif

Ahmed Sherif is a Senior IT Support Engineer at Abu Dhabi Digital Authority. He provides 9 years of professional experience in deferent fields including banking and government sector. Where Ahmed coordinates to develop of the supporting performance for the government entities by providing professional troubleshooting and training for essential technologies. Ahmed has been certified as CDMP (Certified Data Management Professional) by DAMA International, and as a Could Solutions Expert by Microsoft and got awarded as a Top Employee of the year from Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA), among other distinctions in the IT field.  

Besides his main job role, Ahmed provides a security consultation for the internal security vulnerabilities – and production system’s bug hunting.  Ahmed helps government entities through his participation in major projects like digital transformation and disaster recovery infrastructure deployments.  

Shibu PS

Experienced professional with a demonstrated skills of establishing and managing information security vision and strategy of the organization, developing and executing cyber security programs, defining the cyber transformation agenda and overseeing cyber security operation centre in the banking and finance industries. Holds global credentials like CISSP, CISA, CISM, CRISC etc and focused on Cyber Security, Information Systems Audit and Information Risk Assessment.

Ahmed Nabil Mahmoud

Ahmed Nabil has more than 20 years of experience in the field of Information Technology/Systems, Infrastructure, Project Management, Information Security, Application development/Automation, IT management and holds several professional IT certifications from Microsoft, CISCO, ISACA, ISC2, PMI, IAPP, CWNP, PECB and EC- Council.

Ahmed is an industry expert in Information Security and Digital Transformation, public speaker at several international conferences (Microsoft Ignite the Tour, ITCamp Cluj, CISO Africa Summit, GISEC UAE, Egypt CSCAMP, Cyber in Africa, Arab Security Camp, SAYA, SharePoint Saturdays, CloudWeekend, Credence…..etc.) and author of several international published articles and a recent book on M365 Security technologies co-authored with other fellow MVPs.  

Ahmed is currently the Corporate Chief Information Security Officer in a leading financial organization, prior to this Ahmed was the Regional Information Security Manager at one of the international Banking institutions, Global Chief Security Architect at one of the top Oil and Gas companies in the world as well as the CISO and CIO for top Engineering company in Egypt and Middle East.

Hosam Hittini

Hosam Hittini is a cyber security professional with solid experience in Purple Teaming, Threat Hunting, Security Operations, Incident Response, and Risk Management. He has helped organizations in strategic transformation of their SOC and cyber defense systems. He has experience in Financial Services, the Telecom Industry, and Industrial Control Systems. He earned his Master’s Degree in Information Security in 2016. He is also both a published author and a reviewer of research papers in respected journals like IEEE and MDPI. He is currently holding nine GIAC certifications, he is a member of SANS Advisory Board as well.

Gigi Mathew Thomas

Business driven IT professional and leader driving the continued growth and development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment throughout the Group and its 25+ Entities spanning multiple industry verticals (Manufacturing, Construction, Contracting, Trading, Medical Services, Oil & Gas Services etc). Spearheaded Ittihad to be a winner of the SAP Quality Awards UAE in the Cloud Transformation Category, Best Digital Transformation Project of the Year 2021, Cloud Champion of the Year 2021, CIO of the Year (Diversified Group) 2021, and also was awarded winner of the SAP Quality Awards in the Business Transformation Category (Finalist) for Middle East and North Africa.  

An innovative thinker with a strategic vision and always strives to drive the value of Information Technology as a ‘Business Enabler’.

Muneeb Imran Shaikh

Muneeb Imran Shaikh is an approachable Information Security professional with 15+ years of experience in 𝗚𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲, 𝗗𝗮𝘁𝗮 𝗦𝗲𝗰𝘂𝗿𝗶𝘁𝘆, 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗶𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲, 𝗥𝗶𝘀𝗸 𝗠𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗴𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁, 𝗗𝗮𝘁𝗮 𝗦𝗼𝗹𝘂𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗷𝗲𝗰𝘁 𝗜𝗺𝗽𝗹𝗲𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝘃𝗮𝗰𝘆 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝘁𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻.  

Colleagues say I’m a natural leader with perspective and experience in identifying “not before seen” methods, and an ability to meet new challenges and opportunities. 

An avid reader with an eagerness to help people and networking with other energetic professionals who value diversity, inclusion and the importance of emotional intelligence in the work environment. I’m a firm believer in building strong, lasting relationships with both my clients and colleagues. I often take initiative when it comes to project management, training and operational excellence.  Strong Proponent of creating healthy culture that values Stakeholder Engagement, Mutual Respect, and Emotional Intelligence

Anoop Kumar

Anoop brought in his information security Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Management experience to help GN Media to ensure Project Management and Operational Risk Management, cost reduction and improve People, Process and Technology performances. Over 20 years Information Technology (IT) GRC management experience enabling business-based decisions regarding Project Management, Defining Information Security Governance Risk and Compliance Strategies including Cyber Security Framework, curbing technology vulnerabilities & risk through effective risk & vulnerability management programs, vendor management & organizational leadership. Passionate, persuasive, articulated and communicated effectively with Technology & Business stakeholders to protect against reputational and/or financial implications. Anoop’s experience derived from System Security Design, Administration and Integration in Manufacturing, Printing, Media Production, and Digital Media development and publishing with strong project management background

Sarah AlBarri

Sarah AlBarri is currently pursuing her M.Sc. in Machine learning from MBZUAI. Prior to that, she did her Bachelor’s and M.Sc. in Electrical engineering from the American University of Sharjah (AUS). Sarah’s research interests are in Arabic NLP.  She aims to contribute to the development of Arabic language NLP literature and applications. She was awarded second place in ADAFSA (Abu Dhabi Agricultural and Food Security Authority) agricultural hackathon and was featured in Al Khaleej and other newspapers for her project.    

Moreover, she was a finalist in WomenHackAI by Siemens, CISCO Sustainability Challenge, and the ICE-22 Innovation Challenge for Entrepreneurship (by ProjectSet).

John Mankarios

Experienced in IT Management with a demonstrated strong experience in Microsoft Infrastructure, Cloud adoption, and Digital transformation & strategy. Responsible for planning the information technology future for the organization, as well as for the implementation and maintenance of current systems infrastructure.  

Development, review, and maintenance of department policies and procedures. Analyze all business objectives and recommend solutions to all IT investments. Coordinate with business partners and develop strategies to implement various IT solutions effectively.  

Demonstrated ability to identify and prioritize initiatives to achieve business goals and set timetables for evaluation, development, and deployment of all initiatives. Specialties: Cloud Adaptation, Enterprise Systems, Digital Transformation & Strategy, Disaster Recovery, Microsoft Infrastructure, and IT Governance and Sourcing.

Mohammed Sibgathullah Khan

Working as an innovative Director of Information Technology at National Petrochemical Industrial Company, 18+ years of experience with CISM, PMP, Cisco and many more courses & certifications. Committed to keeping up to date on modern Information Communication and Technological systems and planning technology strategies to align with company goals.     

Extensive knowledge of Network, Security, Enterprise Resource Planning, Applications, Cyber Security, Information Security & Governance, Project Management, Infrastructure, Data Center, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Policies & Procedures & Digital Transformation.     

Leads, maintains, improves, introduce operations and functions of information system and security while effectively managing crises in fast-paced environment. 

Dr. Latha Suresh

Global IT Head leading Strategy for ICT and Global Digital transformation across 12 countries(Italy, Hungary, Spain, Germany, USA, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, Australia, Dubai, Oman, Egypt) multiple manufacturing and distribution Hubs. Delivered regional digital transformation of order to cash system  integrated with the Oracle, SAP, ERP, bespoke systems. Extensive experience of integration across Australia, Europe, Americas on acquisitions, mergers and managing multicultural team. Managing the Global budget of 25 M USD to 40 M USD over 5 years. End to end strategy for Hybrid cloud , security and enterprise collaboration.

Nazia Sharieff

Nazia Sharieff is an IT professional with over 15 years of experience in the tech industry. She started her career with programming the old-school way and is currently into Governance, Risk & Compliance. She has worked in a gamut of roles in ICT from software engineer to researcher to consultant across various sectors such as Energy and Utilities, Telecom, Education, Retail, Real Estate, Government and sports technology in Qatar and India. She is  the founder of Muslim Women in STEM a platform to support and inspire young Girls and Women into STEM. She is also a Career Coach and has coached several Professional Women from diverse backgrounds and experience- including undergrads, post-docs, rookies, mid-career & senior professionals.