Time Event & Speakers

Registration & Networking


Early Bird Raffle


Welcome Address


Security Strategies in the Era of Widespread Innovation

Uzair Mujtaba
Program Manager — IDC Saudi Arabia

How AI & Blockchain will be the Future of Cybersecurity

Saleh Rashid AL Himali
Systems Security Specialist, Information Security Division (ISD), Information Technology Authority Sultanate of Oman

HUMANS ARE YOUR WEAKEST LINK - Protecting against social engineering with Infinity

Sameer Basha
Security Consultant, GCC, Checkpoint

Threat Hunting - A key component of Enterprise Security Stack

Deepak Mishra
Regional Sales Engineer, META, Carbon Black

Tea/Coffee & Networking Break


Data Integrity and Data Confidentiality in Cyber Security

Yahya Alazri
Director of Oman National PKI, Information Technology Authority (ITA

Connected Security

Khaled El Messiry
Senior System Engineer & Solution Design Architect, Juniper Networks

As organizations continue to evolve beyond single-premises IT deployments and embracing multicloud to transform IT. As this transformation takes place, it increases the need for fast and elastic protection from advanced threats. Organizations need automated, repeatable security on a portfolio that connects the entire network. Juniper Connected Security gives organizations the ability to safeguard users, applications and infrastructure by extending security to all points of connection across the network.




Panel Discussion: Building an Effective Security Strategy
Moderated by Uzair Mujtaba, Program Manager, IDC

Sanjeev Madavi
Director - Technology, Oman Logistics Center
Faris Abdullah Al-Kharusi
Business Transformation Lead – Petroleum Engineering, Petroleum Development Oman
Muruganandam Manickam
Head of Cybersecurity Governance & Threat Management, Bank Muscat

Final Raffle Draw


Lunch & Networking


Ronita Bhattacharjee

Vice President - Conferences, IDC Middle East, Africa, & Turkey

+971 4 391 2747

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