RSA Conference 2015 Abu Dhabi set to gather leading information security experts to address regional cybersecurity issues and trends

- Sep 20, 2015

RSA Conference 2015 Abu Dhabi set to gather leading information security experts to address regional cybersecurity issues and trends

First Middle East edition features impressive line-up of top government officials, business leaders and global InfoSec experts and speakers

Abu Dhabi, UAE – September 20, 2015 - RSAConference (, the world’s leading information security conference and exposition, today announced the sessions, workshops and agenda for the inaugural RSA Conference 2015 Abu Dhabi.

With information security professionals expected to attend from across Europe, Middle East and Africa, RSA Conference 2015 Abu Dhabi will offer high-level networking, strategic debate and knowledge sharing for the InfoSec community.  RSA Conference 2015 Abu Dhabi is being held in collaboration with the UAE National Electronic Security Authority (NESA), which reflects the UAE government’s strategy and long-term vision to create widespread awareness and education on cyber security.

The event will feature six tracks comprised of more than 50 engaging sessions across two days that will facilitate in-depth conversations across a range of topics and industries. The tracks include Critical Infrastructure, Cybercrime & Threats, Policy & Strategy, Security for a Smart City, Security Operations and Sponsor Special Topics. The event will also showcase the UAE government’s commitment and initiatives on promoting awareness of information security across the region.

“Cyber security awareness and education are key to NESA’s long term strategy and vision to promote a safer cyber culture, allowing the nation to leverage the benefits of technology; while learning about the key security issues facing businesses and critical infrastructure. As the best security minds in the world gather in Abu Dhabi, RSA Conference 2015 will serve as the perfect platform to discuss and share insights on the latest developments in cyber security”, said a spokesperson from NESA.

This year’s conference features a line-up of speakers, sponsors and exhibitors from leading global and regional companies that include Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Petroleum Operations Ltd. (ADCO);

Adobe; Akamai Technologies; Atlantic Council; BHC Laboratory OU; Cadence Design Systems; Cisco; CyberPoint International LLC; DarkMatter LLC; du; Dow Jones & Co; Gemalto; Good Harbor Security Risk Management; Inspace Technologies Pvt Ltd; Institute of International and Civil Security (IICS),; Leidos; Ministry Of Labour; Microsoft; MWR InfoSecurity; NESA; New York University Abu Dhabi; Paladion; Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI); Qualys; Raytheon|Websense; Recorded Future; Rivetz Corp.; RSA; Sophos; Symantec; Tenable Network Security; The National Commercial Bank (NCB); Trend Micro; TruSTAR Technology; UAE Exchange Centre; Venafi; Vodafone Qatar and Wheel Systems as of today.

The event will also serve as a platform for InfoSec professionals to keep track of rapid changes in the industry, specifically in the Middle East where technological advancements outpace cyber infrastructure and cyber criminals continue to be a threat to social, economic and national security.

“More than half of organizational leaders in the Middle East and North Africa region identify cyber security as a strategic priority,” said Linda Gray, General Manager, RSA Conferences. “The regional support to bring RSA Conference to Abu Dhabi is an indication of the focus government and industry leaders are placing on ensuring a secure digital economy for the UAE.”

RSA Conference 2015 Abu Dhabi is being held from November 4-5 at Emirates Palace Hotel.


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