Farrukh H Farhat
Associate Partner, KSA Practice Lead, IBM

Over 13 years of experience in Information Security mostly within the MEA region, particularly KSA.Currently responsible for leading the IBM Security Services Practice in KSA Previously Farukh worked as a senior escalation engineer in IBM’s SOC center in KSA, as well as IBM’s global SOC.Previously also served as the Security & Infrastructure manager for a telecom operator in Saudi Arabia where he drove the organization’s complete information security program. 2nd Person to get the JNCIE-SEC certification in Saudi Arabia.Authored a book on the CCIE Security Exam and a video course on Wireless SecuritExpert speaker at various security conferences.Education & Certifications:

Bachelors of Computer Science

CISSP, CISA, CCIE Security (Emeritus), JNCIE Security (exp.)