11th Kuwait Info Security

Conference & Exhibition

Protecting Digital Infrastructure

مؤتمر و معرض الكويت الحادي عشر لأمن المعلومات

10 – 11 April 2019 Radisson Blue Hotel


About The

This annual conference has evolved into one of the largest and most highly regarded security event in the GCC region. The event takes a comprehensive look at the entire spectrum of IT security, business continuity management and risk. Featuring executive panel discussion sessions, insightful case studies and renowned speakers, the event is the best place to gather information to build your IT roadmap and identify ways to make your business more agile and efficient.

The Kuwait Info Security Conference & Exhibition fosters opportunities for IT professionals to network, build relationships, and explore new ideas. It brings together IT professionals, developers, decisions and policy makers, governmental officials, experts, consultants, industry leaders, bankers, law enforcement officials, academics, networks security managers, database administrators, IT marketing executives, surveyors, etc. to share their protection experience in IT security and exchange ideas on most emerging technology trends, applications and practices.

The exhibition will host local and international companies showing their latest products and services in various fields such as internet security, secure operating systems, security management, virus detection software, access control, authentication, biometrics, intrusion detection system, communication security, data encryption, disaster planning, wireless security & other products.

9 – 10 April 2019 Radisson Blue Hotel

Key Topics

  • IT systems & network security
  • Cloud Computing Security
  • Digital Forensics
  • Mobility security
  • Cyber Threat Intelligence
  • Infrastructure Security
  • Social network threats
  • Network intrusion, detection and prevention
  • Information security policies & strategies
  • Identity Management
  • Privacy and Trust
  • IT business continuity, disaster recovery plans
  • Security Education – Awareness, Training and Certification

Benefits of Attending:

  • Get the latest information on key security issues affecting your organization.
  • Develop effective strategies and solutions for protecting your organization’s people and assets.
  • See and compare innovative technologies, products, and services firsthand.
  • Network with security professionals from Middle East and around the globe.


الأمن السيبراني للمؤسسات المالية
Cybersecurity for Financial Institutions
09 April 2019​ | 09:00 – 14:00

The workshop will provide industry updates, provide an informative view of the inherent risk relevant to cyber threats. It aims to improve trust in the online world and is an established credible voice within the ongoing information assurance and cybersecurity debate.
Attendees will learn to help implement or enhance their Cyber Security framework including policies, staff, processes, practices and technologies used to assess and mitigate your cyber risks and attacks.

This event will be valuable to:

  • Financial institutions across all sub sectors.
  • Chief Information Security Officers, Chief Information Risk Officers, parties that report to those functions, and policy and legal personnel specializing in cybersecurity, cyber regulation, and privacy.
  • Financial services regulatory agencies.
  • Financial services self-regulatory organizations.


Pre-Conference Workshop | 09 April 2019

Day one | 10-Apr-19

Registration for Financial Institutions

08:00 – 09:00

Opening Ceremony

09:00 – 10:00

ICT Readiness for Business Continuity

Mohammad Abutaleb
Infrastructure, Security, Business Continuity and Communication Team Leader at Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC)
10:00 – 10:30

Get Proactive: Modern Security Best Practices

Mohammed Zayed
Sr. Cyber-Security Solutions Specialist, Microsoft
10:30 – 11:00

Following the Money: Inside a Cybercrime Syndicate

Mohamed Helmy
Regional Director Middle East , Turkey and Africa, BlackBerry Cylance
11:00 -11:30

Regaining Our Lost Visibility in a Modern Hybrid Infrastructure

Hadi Jaafarawi
Managing Director, Qualys Middle East
11:30 – 12:00

KRYPTI – The Future of Security Featuring MicroToken Exchange (MTE)

David Schoenberger
Chief Information Officer , KRYPTI
12:15 – 12:30

ML ERA in CYBERSECURITY: Myths, Reality & Potential Misuse

Dimitris Raekos
ESET Middle East
12:30 – 13:00

Next Generation Security Operation Centers

Osama M. Hijji
CISO, InfoSec & Cyber Security Evangelist
13:00 – 13:30

Modern Vulnerability management Requirements

Abdelnaser Eid
Cyber Security Consultant, Tenable
13:30 – 14:00

Day Two | 11-Apr-19

Role of Automation in Security Operations

Adith Haridas
Security Operations Evangelist, Paramount Computer Systems
09:00 – 09:30

It Security, Risk and Governance

Kutlay Tetik
Security Presales Head MEA, Micro Focus
09:30 – 10:00

On the Intertwining of Quality and Security Risk Management in Information Systems

Professor Kassem Saleh
Information Sciences, Kuwait University

10:30 -11:00

Threat Hunting: Give Detection & Response a Transformation

Bret Kukard
Technical Account Manager, Fidelis Cybersecurity
11:00 – 11:30

Extending Behavioral Insights to Drive Risk Adaptive Protection and Enforcement

Ozgur Danisman
Head of Sales Engineering Markets, Forcepoint
11:30 – 12:00

Synchronized Security with Endpoint, Detection and Response.

Ravindra Krishna
Network Security Consultant, Sophos
12:30 – 13:00

DNS: An Asset, Not a Liability

Ali Sleiman
System Engineering Director for Infoblox MEA, Turkey
13:00 – 13:30

Cybersecurity in the new era of Industry 4.0

Yaqoob AL Hattali
Co-Founder & Managing Director, Frontiertech
13:30 – 14:00

Call for Speakers

If you would like to participate in the conference as a speaker or workshop instructor, please contact: speaker@promediakw.com

Kindly include the following brief details of your proposed presentation:

Title and Abstract

Speaker’s short biography

Full contact information (title, address, e-mail, phone & fax)


Sponsoring or exhibiting at the Kuwait Info Security Conference & Exhibition provides a unique opportunity to develop new business leads, revisit existing customers and strengthen client relationships, and brand your company name and generate awareness of your organization. Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities allow you to customize your approach and reach attending delegates through the package that best fits your preferences and budget.




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