Agenda

Agenda

Mena E-Crime &
Cyber Resilience Summit 2021

DAY 1 | 24 MAY 2021, MONDAY

 

08:00 – 16:00
REGISTRATION & VISIT TO E-CRIME SUMMIT

 

08:00 – 09:00
Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00 – 09:10
MC Opens

09:10 – 09:20
Welcome Address

09:20 – 09:40
The Three Musketeers of 2021 – The Pandemic, Digital Transformation and Cyber Security
  • Rethinking cybersecurity strategies in the era of digital transformation
  • Balancing digital transformation and cyber resilience post COVID19
  • Recasting new golden rules for cyber-resilient digital entities of the future

09:40 – 10:00
Relevance and Importance of Zero Trust in 2021
  • Why successful digital transformation demands a Zero trust security model
  • Importance of mindset shift and cultural change for an effective migration to zero trust security architecture
  • How to prepare for a zero-trust model in the cloud-native environment

10:00 – 10:40
PANEL DISCUSSION: COMBATING CYBER THREATS & E-CRIME IN MENA REGION
  • Economic Impact of cybercrime in MENA Region: Threats, Challenges and Countermeasures
  • How to design, build and sustain cyber initiatives keeping people, processes, and technology at its core
  • Impact of cybercrime laws on protecting citizens and businesses – The successful model of United Arab Emirates

10:40 – 11:00
The Cyber Resilient Enterprise – How To Create A Culture Of Cyber Resiliency
  • Defining Cyber Security as a business-critical function in a post-pandemic world
  • Building strong and collaborative organization-wide culture shift
  • Championing data security at the core of digital transformation

11:00 – 11:30
Networking Coffee Break & Visit To Innovation Lounge

11:30 – 11:50
Threat Intelligence: Combatting Cyber Crime With Artificial Intelligence
  • Leveraging Machine Learning & Data Automation to drive actionable intelligence
  • How real-time insights can help CISO’s in combating advanced threats
  • The practical steps for moving toward a predictive security intelligence

11:50 – 12:10
The Future Of Identity And Access Management
  • Cloud IAM: The key to Digital Transformation
  • Will managed services and AI change digital identity management environment
  • Is passwordless authentication actually the future?

12:10 – 12:50
PANEL DISCUSSION: CISO PANEL – THE CHANGING THREAT LANDSCAPE
  • How prepared are CISOs in countering today’s threats and achieving digital resilience?
  • What are the top priorities for CISOs in a post COVID19 era?
  • How are CISOs managing security strategy in the age of remote workforce and focus on business continuity

12:50 – 13:10
Cloud Security – Approach To Effective Cloud Infrastructure Protection
  • Why organization need a Cloud first Strategy
  • Emerging Trends in Modern Cloud Security Frameworks
  • Protocols That Eliminate the Security Risks of Cloud Migration

13:10 – 13:30
FIRE-SIDE CHAT: The Evolution Of The Cyber-Committed CEO
  • Getting the Board on Board: Cyber resilience strategy from the Top
  • New trait of leadership – IT Security IQ over Emotional Quotient?
  • Making cyber-resilience culture a companywide initiative and responsibility

13:30 – 14:30
Networking Lunch

14:30 – 15:10
PANEL DISCUSSION: BUILDING SUSTAINABLE CYBER RESILIENCE IN BANKING & FINANCIAL SECTOR
  • Cyber-readiness of financial institutions – Are regional banks prepared?
  • Is cyber-risk for Banks a regulatory issue or just an IT one?
  • Mitigating and managing risks in an accelerated digital banking world

15:10 – 15:30
The Human Firewall – Strategies To Address Talent Shortage In Cyber Security
  • 81% of hackers are self-taught – Is there a need for formal education?
  • Building training and awareness as key elements of a successful cyber-resilience strategy
  • Shifting the culture of Resume-based hiring to creativity and curiosity-based talent acquisition

15:30 – 15:50
Defining Resilience Strategy Against Phishing And Ransomware Attacks
  • The rise of Ransomware-as-a-Service
  • Overview of most common phishing attacks and how to prevent them
  • Adapting defences to evolving ransomware and cyber crime

15:50 – 16:00
Closing Remarks

DAY 2 | 25 MAY 2021, TUESDAY

 

08:00 – 16:00
REGISTRATION & VISIT TO E-CRIME SUMMIT

 

08:00 – 09:00
Registration & Welcome Coffee

09:00 – 09:10
MC Opens

09:10 – 09:20
Welcome Address

09:20 – 09:40
FIRE-SIDE CHAT: Emerging Trends In Fraud Detection & Management: 2021 And Beyond
  • Overview of security best practices and tech innovation
  • How can organisations protect themselves amidst complex digital landscape and ever-changing consumer behaviour?
  • Has Covid-19 acted as a gateway to rise in digital frauds?

09:40 – 10:00
The Impact of Artificial Intelligence on Cyber-Resilience
  • How to apply predictive risk intelligence to the organization
  • Benefits of AI and machine learning in managing threat intelligence
  • Will Artificial Intelligence replace cyber security jobs?

10:00 – 10:40
PANEL DISCUSSION: CYBER-SECURITY IN SMART CITIES OF THE FUTURE
  • Inclusion of best practices from smart and cybersecure government models across the globe?
  • Cyber proofing connected intelligent cities in the age of 5G
  • A practical approach to cybersecurity strategies for secured and trusted smart cities

10:40 – 11:00
The Shifting Nexus of Digital Payment Frauds
  • Shift to cashless transactions – How to protect exposed customers?
  • How online payment companies combating payments fraud
  • The benefits of leveraging machine learning in payment fraud detection

11:00 – 11:30
Networking Coffee Break & Visit To Innovation Lounge

11:30 – 11:50
Remote Work in 2021: Future of Cyber Secure Hybrid Workforce
  • Remote workforce security tips & best practices
  • The future of people, process and technology
  • Data protection and compliance maintenance in a remote work environment

11:50 – 12:10
The State of Mobile App Fraud in 2021 – Prevention & Security Elements
  • Overview of common fraud tactics and industry vulnerabilities
  • Measures to mitigate risks of Mobile Ad fraud and online advertising fraud
  • Fraud Protection: Mitigating the cost of mobile fraud

12:10 – 12:50
PANEL DISCUSSION: CYBER DEFENSE FOR RETAIL & E-COMMERCE
  • How are Retail and E-commerce companies dealing with heightened fraud and cyber risks threats as a result of COVID19
  • Data Security, Customer Protection and PCI Compliance – The three big pillars of Retail Cyber Strategy
  • What tools and technologies should merchants prioritize right now?

12:50 – 13:10
Brand Impersonation: Latest Trends & Evolution of Fraud Methods
  • Brand Impersonation and its Impact
  • How to protect against brand impersonation
  • How to safeguard your brand

13:10 – 13:30
Regulatory Compliance in Cybersecurity – Identify The Threats, Achieve Compliance
  • Creating a balance between compliance regulations and Cybersecurity
  • Demystify multiple cybersecurity frameworks and regulatory requirements
  • Data protection and privacy – managing the evolving regulatory landscape

13:30 – 14:30
Networking Lunch

14:30 – 15:10
PANEL DISCUSSION: CYBER RESILIENCE: SAFEGUARDING THE DIGITAL ORGANIZATION OF THE FUTURE
  • Embedding cybersecurity into digital transformation
  • How can business continuity be guaranteed within the growing cyber threat landscape?
  • Aligning enterprise risk framework within the core business strategy

15:10 – 15:30
5G Security Implementations: Hit or Myth
  • Security vulnerabilities of 5G network
  • 5G security in an IoT architecture
  • Myths about 5G

15:30 – 15:50
The Ethical Implications of Machine Learning And Artificial Intelligence in Cybersecurity
  • Man vs. Machine: Decoding new ethics of cybersecurity
  • Is Artificial Intelligence as first line of cyber defence a source of hope or fear?
  • The need of ethics and regulations for trustworthy AI

15:50 – 16:00
Closing Remarks

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