Cybersecurity Conference 2017
This conference is under the patronage of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,
the Ministry of Interior of KSA and the Al Qassim Region Governorate.
The KSA Cybersecurity Conference 2017 has been designed to offer opportunities to a select group of Technology Companies to showcase their products and services to a large high end audience of Saudi officials from different ministries and authorities, private sector and like wise from Gulf Cooperation.
Our vision is to provide 5 days of intensive engagement between Technology Companies and attendees where they can learn, interact and observe new technologies, close up and personal. By using a series of smaller workshops rather than large format presentations Technology Companies will benefit from a far better interaction with those attending.
We hope to attract a maximum of 24 Technology Companies who will have the ideal environment in which to market their services and products alongside specific plenary sessions of real interest and value to the audience. Visas for technology companies will be arranged by the organizer.
Each workshop will have a maximum of 20 attendees and each Technology Company will have the opportunity to deliver 6 such workshops over the 5 days. In addition there will be plenty of opportunity to network with breakout facilities and communal professional and cultural events. There will be no separate exhibitions other that the 24 Technology Companies chosen.
The conference will represent excellent value for money for Technology Companies and for attendees and provide a platform for B2B networking at the highest level. Located in the growing City of Qassim in the centre of KSA this provides a most effective yet peaceful environment in which to engage with potential customers and build new networks.
The conference will help to remote KSA, its history and culture to provide a backdrop and foundation for technology development in the GCC region.
About the event
The conference will attract almost all Government high rank employees that are in charge of the cyber matters as well as the private sector from banking, aviation, telecommunication, oil and gas, utility and all major sectors.
Saudi gets serious
A New Form of Conference
Vendor Led Workshops
Engage with leading experts
in the field of cyber security
High Quality Specialist speakers
Why should I attend ?
Enterprise System Security
Regulation and Cybersecurity
Private Cloud Security
Corporate Governance and cyber security
Managing Digital Rights
Security in Data Mining
Internet of Things
Cyber security for leaders
Cyber security and cyber warfare
Building Trust with suppliers and customers
Cybersecurity prevention campaigns
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has again suffered from the Shamoon virus. This computer virus is suspected to be from State Agents attacking the KSA infrastructure. This demonstrates the need for KSA to increase its own cyber security and to seek better collaborative arrangements to identify the source of the attack, its likely consequences and effective mitigation strategies. These strategies need to include technical and human responses and additional political or state led actions once the culprit is identified.
These attacks make this conference much more relevant. Having robust digital protection, effective training and education alongside cutting edge research are essential attributes of a cyber defence strategy. KSA is seeking to demonstrate that it has those attributes and is looking to find effective solutions where it doesn’t Further information about Shamoon can be found here.