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MESA & MESCON Speakers Panel

Dr. Saeed Al Dhaheri

Dr. Saeed Al Dhaheri

Regional Keynote Speaker - Chairman of Board - SmartWorld
Dimitri Chichlo

Dimitri Chichlo

Sr. IT Security Advisor - Union Bancaire Privée
Ahmad Almulla

Ahmad Almulla

Executive Vice President, Corporate Services
Dr. Faisal Sibai

Dr. Faisal Sibai

CISO - Sovereign Wealth Fund
Abubakr Latif

Abubakr Latif

Cybersecurity Advisor - TRA
Dario V. Forte

Dario V. Forte

C.E.O - DFLABS
Shivkumar Pandey

Shivkumar Pandey

CISO - BSE
Dr. Mohammed Khaled

Dr. Mohammed Khaled

Department of Energy
Ajay Rathi

Ajay Rathi

Sr. Director - IT - Meraas Holding
Yousuf Dashqooni

Yousuf Dashqooni

Head - Information Security - WASL Group
Abdullah Sayari

Abdullah Sayari

CISO - Department of Health - Abu Dhabi
Uday Deshpande

Uday Deshpande

CISO - L & T
Phil Cracknell

Phil Cracknell

CISO Advisor - UK
Illyas Kooliyankal

Illyas Kooliyankal

Group CISO - A Leading Bank - UAE
Kamran Ahsan

Kamran Ahsan

Senior Director - Digital Security Services - Etisalat
Dr. Rudra Murthy

Dr. Rudra Murthy

CISO - Amazon Pay & Ex. Digital India
Mohamed Darwish Azad

Mohamed Darwish Azad

CISO - Emirates NBD
Arif Irfani

Arif Irfani

Head - Information Security - Sharjah Islamic Bank
Dr. Jassim Haji

Dr. Jassim Haji

CIO - Gulf Air
Bilal Ahmad

Bilal Ahmad

Head - Information Security - Union Corp
Ashish Khanna

Ashish Khanna

Information Security Officer - DHA
Mario Foster

Mario Foster

Group CIO - Al Naboodah Group
Utpal Nath

Utpal Nath

President (Middle East) - Government Blockchain Association
Biju Hameed

Biju Hameed

Head - Information Security & Compliance
Osama Salah

Osama Salah

FAIR Institute Abu Dhabi Chapter
Anshul Srivatsav

Anshul Srivatsav

CIO - Union Insurance
Irene Corpuz

Irene Corpuz

Head of Information Security - Western Region Municipality
Ahmed Baig

Ahmed Baig

Founder - CISO COUNCIL
Tom Gamali

Tom Gamali

Group CISO - Leading UAE Bank
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Industry Talks

  • “My grateful thanks to MESA team for the superb organisation behind the success of the MESA 2016 event. This was a major Information Security event demanding meticulous planning and attention to detail. I found the event to be informative with interesting different information security school thoughts at some times.”
    Group CIO Al Naboodah Group Enterprises
  • "Honored to be selected as one of the top 100 CISOs in the Middle East by MESA. Kudos to Ahmed and Team MESA for a fantastic initiative and a well-executed event"
    Biju Hameed, Head of Information Security & Compliance Dubai Airports
  • “Excellent event, extremely well organized. I was surprised by the number of extremely senior representatives from different business sectors who participated. The presentations were of high quality, good value as they came from right people and very enjoyable. I will be back next year”
    Paul Edon Tripwire
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Advisory & Jury Team

  • Dr. Amirudin Bin Abdul Wahab

    Dr. Amirudin Bin Abdul Wahab

    CEO
    Cybersecurity Malaysia
  • Dr. Jassim Haji

    Dr. Jassim Haji

    CIO
    Gulf Air
  • Dr. Fadi Aloul

    Dr. Fadi Aloul

    Professor & HP Institute Director
    American University of Sharjah (AUS)
  • Dr. Kanak Madrecha

    Dr. Kanak Madrecha

    CEO
    Jury - Government Excellence Awards
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Past MESA & MESCON Speakers & Panelist

  • Dr. Amirudin Abdul Wahab

    CEO - CyberSecurity Malaysia
  • Tonny Rabjerg

    CIO - Code Sealer
  • Phil Cracknell

    Risk & Security Advisor
  • Abdulla Al Sayari

    CISO - Health Authority
  • Meera Al Mansoori

    Head - Information Security - Abudhabi Government Department
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Conference Program (Mobile)

  • MESA Conference Agenda
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10:00 International Keynote: Redefining the Core Skills and Capabilities for a CISO Role Dimitri, Chichlo - Union Bancaire Privée

10:30 Regional Keynote: How Artificial Intelligence is shaping the future of Cybersecurity H. E Dr. Saeed, Al Dhaheri - SmartWorld

11:00 Panel Discussion: Future Banking Cybersecurity challenges and opportunities

Moderator: Ahmed Qurram, Baig - CISO COUNCIL

  • Arif, Irfani
  • Shivkumar, Pandey
  • Mohammed Darwish Azad
  • Illyas Kooliyankal

11:50 Presentation: Artifical Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in SOC operations - Shivkumar, Pandey - Bombay Stock Exchange

12:10 Panel Discussion: Technology Executives role in better security and resilience

Moderator: Phil, Cracknell - UK

  • Anshul, Srivastav
  • Ajay, Rathi
  • Mario, Foster
  • Ahmad Almulla
  • Dr. Jassim Haji

12:40 Panel Discussion: Healthcare Security: At the Intersection of Privacy, Safety and Security – How to Find Common Ground?

Moderator: Ahmed Qurram, Baig - CISO COUNCIL

  • Ashish, Khanna
  • Abdulla, Sayari
  • Amit Roy

14:15 Presentation: How can blockchain disrupt businesses and Security Yousuf, Dashqooni - Wasl Group

14:35 Panel Discussion: Government Block Chain & Artificial Intelligence Panel

Moderator: Utpal, Nath - Government Blockchain Association

  • Abubakar, Latif
  • Dr. Rudra, Murthy
  • Yousuf, Dashqooni

15:00 Presentation: Dr. Rudra, Murthy - Amazon Pay

15:20 Panel Discussion: Women in Cybersecurity Panel: Why are there so few women in cybersecurity and how can we change that?

Moderator: Ahmed Qurram, Baig - CISO COUNCIL

  • Irene Corpuz
  • Abeer Khedr
  • Amal Alhajeri

15:45 Closing Keynote: Cybersecurity Strategy & Roadmap for the new world Dr. Faisal, Sibai - Sovereign Wealth Fund

10:00 International Keynote: Known Unknowns - Phil Cracknell - CISO Advisor - UK

10:30 International Keynote: Dr. Rudra Murthy - Amazon Pay

11:00 Panel Discussion: Threat Hunting and Deception Panel

Moderator: Ahmed Qurram, Baig - CISO COUNCIL

  • Tarek, Naja
  • Mohammad Alhassan
  • Dr. Rudra Murthy
  • Bilal Ahmad

Networking Coffee Break

11:45 Industry Keynote: Dario Forte - DFLABS

12:10 Presentation: The role of Smart Safe Country technologies in Future accelerations and security implications - Mohammad Alhassan - Department of Energy

12:40 Presentation: How do you create a culture of continual response, rather than relying on responses to particular threats or incidents? Tarek Naja - Leading Broadcasting Center

Lunch

14:00 Government Keynote: Future of Cyber Security - Abubakar Latif - Telecom Reg. Authority

14:25 Presentation: Pragmatic economically driven Risk Management - Osama Salah - ADNOC LNG

14:45 Panel Discussion: Facing the Inevitable: Evolving Security Risks of Operational Technology (OT), IoT, and Industrial Internet

Moderator: Ahmed Qurram, Baig - CISO COUNCIL

  • Abubakar Latif
  • Mohammad Alhassan
  • Dr. Rudra, Murthy
  • Abbas Sabuwala

Conference Closing & Coffee Break

15:15 Workshop: Developing Enterprise Cyber Security Awareness Framework

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