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The 2019 edition of the IDC Security Roadshow will span 10 countries across the Middle East and Africa (MEA).In today's constantly evolving world, it is critical to understand that technology is just one component of how we secure our organizations. Processes are important too, as are architecture, people, policies, and governance.With sensitive data sitting at the heart of what organizations are striving to protect, the conversation has inevitably shifted to information security. But once we frame the discussion in terms of digital assets and digital business, it's clear that what's really at stake is business security.
Respected industry analysts and thought leaders will explore the latest security threats and challenges, providing delegates with answers to the following questions:
How is digital transformation altering business and security?
How can AI, automation, and orchestration improve our security?
What types of cyberthreats are on the rise?
What is the impact of expanded technology reach?
What platforms are best for scaling security innovation?
What key forces impact different types of risk, such as operational, compliance, or strategic risk?
With an agenda designed to match the expectations of senior IT and security leaders, the IDC Security Roadshow will address all the biggest issues through a combination of keynote speeches, panel debates, and peer-to-peer networking. By attending our events, you will be able to:
Interact face to face with local and global IDC analysts
Gain a clearer understanding of current security challenges
Meet with industry peers and share common experiences
Learn about proven best practices through real-life case studies
Explore the key trends shaping security decisions across the region
Engage in interactive debates with respected thought leaders
The IDC Security Roadshow 2019 has been designed as an information-sharing forum and networking platform for select groups of 70–150 senior security decision makers from the most prominent enterprises in each country.
Every year, we conduct surveys and collect feedback from our audiences. As such, the agenda is guaranteed to reflect the most pressing global security challenges, while also addressing the current needs of the local market and providing ample scope for in-depth discussions and engaging conversations.
Program Manager — IDC Saudi Arabia
MEA Security Partner & Lead and Global OT Security Consulting Lead, IBM Security
Head of IT, Sunbulah Group
Technical Account Manager, Qualys
Region Head, India & Middle East, Checkmarx
VP Security Business Unit, AEC
Mohammed Khursheed Akhtar
Data Scientist, Associate Professor KAU Web Observatory for Web Studies, King Abdulaziz University (KAU)
Park Hyatt Jeddha
Wednesday, 17th April 2019
Free of Charge : For End Users (not IT +consultant companies)
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IBM continues to expand its operations across Africa as part of an increased presence in key growth markets. With the recent opening of offices in Mauritius, Tanzania, Senegal and Angola and with established business hubs in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, and Egypt, IBM today is present in more than 20 African countries. IBM's increased presence is part of a broad program of investment the company is making across Africa through the creation of new facilities, offices, training, staffing and recruitment, sales and marketing and corporate citizenship. IBM has been present in Africa for over 60 years, but is now taking its business to the next level in recognition of the huge potential of the African market and the role of smarter systems in transforming business, government and society across the continent.
Qualys, Inc. (NASDAQ: QLYS) is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud security and compliance solutions with over 6,700 customers in more than 100 countries, including a majority of each of the Forbes Global 100 and Fortune 100. The QualysGuard Cloud Platform and integrated suite of solutions help organizations simplify security operations and lower the cost of compliance by delivering critical security intelligence on demand and automating the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications. Founded in 1999, Qualys has established strategic partnerships with leading managed service providers and consulting organizations including Accuvant, BT, Dell SecureWorks, Fujitsu, NTT, Symantec, Verizon and Wipro. The company is also a founding member of the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). For more information, please visit www.qualys.com
Advanced Electronics Company
Advanced Electronics Company (AEC) is a systems integration and manufacturing organization under the Economic Offset Program of Saudi Arabia. Established in 1988, AEC now boasts more than 1,000 employees and has won numerous quality awards in the fields of military, ICT, and industrial solutions. It is also widely recognized as one of the most respectable, reputable, and technologically pioneering organizations in Saudi Arabia.
Park Hyatt, Jeddah
55 Years | 1100 Analysts | 110 Countries
International Data Corporation (IDC) is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications, and consumer technology markets. With more than 1,100 analysts worldwide, IDC offers global, regional, and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends in over 110 countries. IDC's analysis and insight helps IT professionals, business executives, and the investment community to make fact-based technology decisions and to achieve their key business objectives. Founded in 1964, IDC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of International Data Group (IDG), the world's leading media, data and marketing services company. To learn more about IDC, please visit www.idc.com.