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EVENT OVERVIEW

Qatar is establishing itself as a global leader in cybersecurity activities with a strong regulatory framework and cybersecurity policy landscape designed to ensure robust national digital security.

As technology continues to advance at an unparalleled rate, businesses are presented with both opportunities and challenges. Due to the intricacy of the digital environment, there is an increase in cyber threats, which might jeopardize critical data and activities. CYBERX Qatar 2024 emphasises the necessity of multi-layered defence plans, stages of protection, and comprehensive security coverage in order to successfully mitigate risks and respond to future challenges in digital infrastructure, which aligns with Qatar National Vision 2030.

Qatar has a favourable environment for businesses wishing to engage in the cybersecurity market, thanks to its thriving technology sector and several government programs, such as the National Cyber Security Strategy (NCSS), National Development Strategy II, and Qatar National Vision 2030.

Join Cyber Security Leaders and Innovators in Doha, Qatar at the 11th Edition of Cyberx Global Series and 4th Annual CyberX Summit & Awards, Qatar Edition on TBA-February 2025. Join us for this 1-day dialogue with reformative panel discussions, keynote presentations, fire-side chat, spotlight tracks to discuss the current initiatives and future trends to safeguard the organizations & business effectiveness.

Why Qatar
Cybersecurity has played a vital role in driving Qatar’s digital transformation, securing the investment and business environment. Qatar’s commitment to enhancing its cybersecurity and digital space has established a resilient cyber ecosystem with compelling market opportunities for foreign investors. With a budget of over US$1.64bn and the fastest growth in cybersecurity spending in the Middle East, Qatar provides significant investment opportunities for cybersecurity companies.

Mr. Khalid Al-Hashemi

Director of National Cyber Empowerment and Excellence Affairs,
National Cyber Security Agency (NCSA), Qatar

Opening Keynote Speaker

Khalid Al-Hashemi is the Director of National Cyber Security Enablement & Excellence Affairs at National Cyber Security Agency (NCSA). He is responsible to enable national level cyber security initiatives and projects, he is responsible for national level cyber security innovation, research, development, enablement, training and awareness programs, he also provides co-ordination between NCSA and external stakeholders and creating partnerships with related local entities to enhance national cyber security.


Khalid started his career within Industrial sector in Information Technology, then moved to cyber security domain and for the last decade he was in leadership roles in national cyber security.


Key Achievements:
• Leading cyber security planning and execution for the CLUB World CUP 2020.
• Leading cyber security planning and execution for the World CUP 2022.
• Leading cyber security planning and execution for Asian Cup 2024 hosted in Qatar.

Our

Speakers 2024

Craig Jones

Director CyberCrime,
INTERPOL

Jamsheed P Chithari

Manager Infrastructure and Security,
Qatar Insurance Company

Mohammad Saquib

Senior network & security consultant,
Government Entity

Davar Dattawala

Customer Delivery Manager (Cyber Security)
Leading Telecom in Qatar



Muhammad Faisal Naqvi

Senior Engineer (Lead OT/ICS Security)
Q Company

Kapil Matta

Group Manager-Risk & Governance,
Agthia Group

Chander Mohan Raina

Director of IT,
Grand Regency Doha, Trademark Collection by Wyndham

Amr Metwally

Assistant Executive Director,
ITQAN Clinical Simulation & Innovation Centre, Hamad Medical Corporation



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AGENDA-2024


08:30 – 09:30
Registration and Networking
09:30 – 09:40
Welcome Address by the Organiser
09:40 – 10:00
Opening Keynote Address:Cyber Security Initiatives by NationalCyber Security Agency, Qatar

Mr. Khalid Al-Hashemi,
Director of National Cyber Empowerment and Excellence Affairs, National Cyber Security Agency (NCSA)

10:00 – 10:15
Keynote Address: Securing Our Digital Future: Collaboration,Innovation, and Leadership

Craig Jones,
Director Cyber Crime, Interpol

10:15 – 11:00
Panel Discussion: Government Surveillance and Cyber Security: The Cyber Threat Landscape in Qatar

Moderator: Ali Othman, Cybersecurity Country Head, HSBC, HBME region,

Panelists:
- Mohammad Saquib, Senior Network & Security Consultant, Government Entity
- Chander Mohan Raina, Director of IT Grand Regency Doha, Trademark Collection by Wyndham
- Amr Metwally, Assistant Executive Director, ITQAN Clinical Simulation & - Innovation Centre, Hamad Medical Corporation
- Nikunj Dilip Desai, Head of Cyber Security, Commercial Bank Qatar

11:00– 11:20
Keynote Presentation: Transforming Cybersecurity with SASE

Farouq Douma Bouthiba,
System Engineer, Fortinet

11:20– 11:40
Keynote Presentation: Why VAPT is increasingly ineffective and Offensive Security Testing the emerging standard

Ron Peeters,
SVP, Yogosha

11:40 – 12:00
Keynote Presentation: Uncovering & Disrupting Cyber Criminal Operations in Qatar.

Ahmad Halabi,
Managing Director, Resecurity

12:00 - 12:20
Networking and Prayer Break
12:20 – 13:00
Panel Discussion: Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities for Organizations to Manage Risk, Comply with Regulations, to Build the Future of Trust

Moderator: Kapil Matta, Group Manager-Risk & Governance, Agthia Group,

Panelists:
- Faizal Babu Kavungal, Head Of Enterprise Risk Management, Gulf Drilling International QSC
- Ozel Hurmuzlu, Senior Enterprise Risk Management Analyst, Qatar University
- Amin Shokri, Senior Enterprise Presales Manager, Consultant, Kaspersky Lab

13:00 – 14:00
Networking Lunch Break
14:00 – 14:20
Keynote Presentation: Generative AI and Data Protection

Kalman Makay,
Senior Pre-sales Consultant, MBCOM Technologies, Broadcom Representative

14:20 – 15:05
Panel Discussion: Emerging Trends in Cloud Security & How to Adopt them more Effectively

Moderator: Muhammad Quis, IT Manager, Commercial Bank Qatar,

- Davar Dattawala, Customer Delivery Manager (Cyber Security) Leading Telecommunication
- Muhammad Faisal Naqvi, Senior Engineer (Lead OT/ICS Security), Q Company
- Jamsheed P Chithari, Manager Infrastructure and Security, Qatar Insurance Company
- Yousuf Rasheen Head of IS Qatar Post

15:05 – 15:35
Fireside Chat: Establishing a Secured Collaboration Platform for Continuous Business Growth

- Najmul Haque Ansari, ISD PMO Head, Confidential - Govt Entity
- Aly Mohammed, Director, Risk Advisory, Deloitte Middle East
- Ali Othman, Cybersecurity Country Head – HBME Region, HSBC Bank Middle East Limited

15:35 – 15:50
Evening Networking Break
15:50 – 16:05
CYBER SECURITY EXCELLENCE AWARDS
16:05 – 16:30
Closing Address by the Conference Chairperson
Recap for Day 2 from the Master of Ceremonies
09:00 am
WHY A ZERO TRUST MINDSET IS DRIVING AN IDENTITY CENTRIC SECURITY STRATEGY
Presentation
09:05am, 30 mins

As Organisations continue to adopt and embrace new technology platforms, it also brings with it the requirement to reassess how these new environments are secured.

- The Tactics, Techniques and Procedures used in recent breaches and highlight the commonality across them, identity compromise and privilege elevation.
-This analysis will highlight the importance of taking an assume breach mindset to defence and that Identity becomes central to this strategy.
- Further, we will then position recommendations on how to protect against Credential Theft, Lateral Movement and Privileged Escalation across hybrid and cloud environments

WHY ATTEND

CYBERX QATAR

01

CUTTING EDGE DISCUSSIONS: CYBERSECURITY EXPERTS & INNOVATORS

Hearing success stories from stakeholders and partners of the value chain. Forward- looking insights from the best in the business will help you plan future strategies. Keynote presentations/Panel discussions offering insights and valuable learning opportunities.

02

SOCIAL BREAKOUT SESSIONS- YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO CUSTOMISE YOUR LEARNING!

Choose the track that is most applicable to you, share your success stories, discuss your challenges with your peers face to face , helping you to structure your event experience to your learning requirements.

03

NETWORK & CONNECT – THE NEW NORMAL WAY

Being in a room of people who are passionate about sharing what they have learned and helping others enhance their knowledge and skills. At CyberX Qatar 2024, you will be joining peers from different industries addressing similar challenges, wanting to improve their knowledge & skills and gives you an advantage of bringing something back to one’s office or organisation.

04

NOT TO MISS- ENGAGEMENT ACTIVITIES!

Fun activities and interactive experiences to help you get to know your peers and build your professional network.



05

MEETING YOUR CYBERSECURITY NEEDS

Meet top global, regional cybersecurity experts from the public and private industry to learn and brainstorm about next-gen, customized, innovative cybersecurity products & solutions for seamless business.

06

TECH DEMO DRIVE

Dedicated Tech Zone to explore new ideas and solutions and map your needs. opportunities.



WHO SHOULD ATTEND, &
WHO WILL YOU NETWORK WITH?

Job Titles


  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Risk Officer
  • Chief Security Officer
  • Chief Data officer
  • SVP/VP/Director/Head of IT/OT/ICS
  • Cybersecurity Leaders
  • Head of IT Infrastructure
  • Head of ICS Security
  • Cyber Security Risk Monitoring professionals
  • Cyber Security Governance Manager
  • Cloud Architect
  • Network Security Engineer
  • Cybersecurity Specialist

Industries


  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • BFSI
  • Fintech
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Transportation
  • Manufacturing
  • Real Estate & Infrastructure
  • Retail
  • Sports
  • Defence & Security
  • Aerospace
  • Tourism & Hospitality
  • Oil & Gas

WHY PARTNER WITH

CYBERX QATAR 2024

Thought Leadership

CyberX Dialogue attract a senior and diverse audience to build lasting relationships with leading organizations from the public and private industry space. CyberX serves as the premier destination for CXO’s and their teams.

It couldn’t be more Convenient

With the event spread over one day, we expect to welcome 200+ participants & 25+ speakers. It is not every day you meet pre-qualified 200+ cybersecurity leaders and with limited suppliers to reinforce your brand as a thought leader fostering collaboration.

Connect | Collaborate | Drive

CyberX provides an ideal environment to showcase yourself in-person and virtually and one-to-one conversations in the scheduled networking breaks.

It is the perfect platform to Blend and Innovate

Find motivation & inspiration from the thought-provoking keynote speakers; join the in- depth dialogue among cybersecurity leaders & innovators. An opportunity to understand the need of your clients through various formats of discussions.

Sponsors & Partners 2024


Meet and network with leaders & Cyber Security Experts from Qatar & around the globe.


  • Official ICT Partner
  • Knowledge Partner

Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors


Exhibitors


Distribution Partner


Networking Partner


To sponsor 2024 CYBERX QATAR SUMMIT send an email to our team at parvez@bconnectglobal.com

MEDIA PARTNERS CYBERX QATAR


Cyberx Awards 2024: Qatar Edition


Please submit your nomination using the link below.
Note: Deadline for Submissions is 12 Feb 2024

Requirement: CISO or Head of IT, OT, or head of dept focusing on IT Infrastructure, cyber security
with minimum 10 years of experience in managing or heading a division or department.

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Online registration for CYBERX Qatar is open to professionals from end-user companies only. To register please complete the following registration form. Once your registration is received, someone from our team will reach out to you to confirm your registration

Note : If you work for a company which provides cyber security and related software products, solutions and services or a consultant, re-seller or distributor OR work in a sales, marketing, business development, product and service delivery role please email enquiry@bconnectglobal.com for further information of how you can be involved in this event.

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