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  • RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi: Highlights From Day Two

    by Jennifer Lawinski on November 16, 2016

    RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi was in full swing on Wednesday morning. The day kicked off with keynote addresses that touched on different facets of the cybersecurity industry. Sahir Hidayatullah, CEO of Smokescreen Technologies, began his keynote address with the tale of the U.S. Army’s ghost army, a unit that used deception tactics, a term we saw a lot of here at RSA Conference. The ghost army…

  • RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi: Highlights From Day One

    by Jennifer Lawinski on November 15, 2016

    Day one here at RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi has been quite a success! The halls of the Vendor Showcase were busy with attendees eager to learn about the latest and greatest cybersecurity developments, and ready to network. To kick off the event, Eng. Mohammed Al Zarooni, Acting/Deputy Director General, Information & eGov Sector of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority welcomed attendees. He…

  • RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi: Know Before You Go

    by Jennifer Lawinski on October 27, 2016

    RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi kicks off in just a few weeks, and we've created a program that brings together some of the sharpest cybersecurity minds on the international scene to share information, network with peers, and learn about the latest and greatest new technologies. The week kicks off with our Learning Lab and Security Foundations Seminar on Monday. Cyber-Crisis Response—Live Exercise…

  • RSAC 2016 Abu Dhabi: Sessions Not to Miss

    by Jennifer Lawinski on October 26, 2016

    RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi is just a few weeks away, and we here at RSA Conference couldn’t be more excited. Our event in Abu Dhabi brings some of the sharpest cybersecurity minds from around the globe to the Middle East, and this year is no exception. We have more than 40 sessions across seven tracks, and that’s not to mention our Learning Lab and Security Foundations Seminar. However, with so…

  • Deception, Smart Cities, Ransomware on the Program at RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi

    by Britta Glade on August 18, 2016

    RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi is just a few short months away. Our agenda has been carefully selected by an amazing committee of regional experts, achieving a very interesting balance of sessions designed to address issues that are front and center for our attendees from the area. The RSA Conferences outside of the U.S. (Abu Dhabi and Asia Pacific & Japan, which just concluded in Singapore) provide…

  • Cybersecurity: The Quick and the Dead

    by Robert Statica on August 15, 2016

    More than two million people were affected by cyber crime in the UAE last year and not a week goes by without a report of a business having its files hacked or leaked. The UAE, as a global business hub and point of exchange, is particularly vulnerable to attackers from across the world. CEOs and their colleagues in IT and cybersecurity simply can’t afford to wait until they become a victim of an…

  • The Importance of Developing Cybersecurity Resilience in the Middle East

    by Stephen Brennan on July 8, 2016

    The Middle East features a complex mix of developed and developing economies, with varying levels of infrastructure deployment, and ICT connectivity. Compounding these variances are the geo-political overtures present in the region, which create a patchwork of allies and adversaries in a concentration that is probably not found anywhere else on the planet. Security experts understand that…

  • Reflections on RSA Conference 2015 Abu Dhabi

    by RSAC Contributor on December 3, 2015

    RSA Conference goes to the Middle East for the first time with RSA Conference 2015 Abu Dhabi. Rashed Al Oraimi, lead technologist at Booz Allen Hamilton, provided the following report. It was the last working day of the week in Abu Dhabi, and most of us were planning our weekends with family, yet the floors at Emirate Palace hotel were jam-packed with computer security professionals and companies…

  • Cyberattacks on Industry in the Middle East

    by RSAC Contributor on November 24, 2015

    This post comes from Joe Shenouda, CYBERPOL / ECIPS Liaison Officer. He reflects on the cybersecurity space in the Middle East. The Middle East critical infrastructure market is huge and at risk. It will hit 12 billion Euro in revenue by 2018, and it is the victim of a rising and ongoing aggressive cyberwar that barely makes the news. The Middle East's oil industry is huge and has 80 percent of…

  • Impressions of RSA Conference 2015 Abu Dhabi: Day 1

    by RSAC Contributor on November 5, 2015

    RSA Conference goes to the Middle East for the first time with RSA Conference 2015 Abu Dhabi. Shafik Ur Rehman, cyber-lead technologist at Booz Allen Hamilton, provided the following report. This morning, when I was getting ready for the RSA Conference 2015, I was thinking less of the Conference but more about few pending tasks at office and how I could complete them during the day at the…

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