Schedule

DAY 1 | 01 MARCH 2022, TUESDAY
09:00 – 15:30
09:00 – 10:00
REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

10:00 – 10:05
OPENING NOTE BY THE CHAIRPERSON

10:05 – 10:15
WELCOME ADDRESS BY GUEST OF HONOUR

10:15 – 10:35
A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE ON CYBERCRIME: PHENOMENA, CHALLENGES AND LEGAL RESPONSE
  • Types of cyberthreats – recommendations and prevention tips for law enforcement and judicial authorities on cybercrime
  • How can criminal justice authorities set strategic goals and develop operational responses in combating cybercrime?
  • Setting anti-cybercrime strategies in the era of international and connected crimes

10:35 – 10:55
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

10:55 – 11:40
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

11:40 – 12:10
NETWORKING BREAK

12:10 – 12:30
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

12:30 – 13:15
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

13:15 – 13:35
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

13:35 – 14:20
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

14:20 – 14:30
CLOSING REMARKS BY THE CHAIRPERSON AND END OF DAY ONE

14:30 – 15:30
NETWORKING LUNCHEON
DAY 2 | 02 MARCH 2022, WEDNESDAY
09:00 – 15:30
09:00 – 10:00
REGISTRATION & WELCOME COFFEE

10:00 – 10:05
OPENING NOTE BY THE CHAIRPERSON

10:05 – 10:25
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

10:25 – 10:45

FIRE-SIDE CHAT: EMERGING TRENDS IN FRAUD DETECTION & MANAGEMENT: 2022 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?

10:45 – 11:30

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

11:30 – 11:50

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

11:50 – 12:20
NETWORKING BREAK

12:20 – 12:40
RELEVANCE AND IMPORTANCE OF ZERO TRUST IN 2022
  • 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

12:40 – 13:25

PANEL DISCUSSION| 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

13:25 – 13:45

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
 

13:45 – 14:05

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
 

14:05 – 14:25

BRAND IMPERSONATION: LATEST TRENDS & EVOLUTION OF FRAUD METHODS

  • Brand Impersonation and its Impact
  • How to protect against brand impersonation
  • How to safeguard your brand

14:25 – 14:30
CLOSING REMARKS BY THE CHAIRPERSON AND END OF DAY TWO
 

14:30 – 15:30
NETWORKING LUNCHEON

*This is a draft agenda. Timings are subject to change*