Next-Generation Security in the Digital Era

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Next-Generation Security in the Digital Era

Integrated Cyber Defense at the Heart of Digital Transformation

Amman, September 17, 2018

Overview

Digital transformation is becoming increasingly mainstream, with most organizations in the region either planning or already starting their digital journey. To assist this process, organizations are increasingly using digital technologies such as cognitive systems, virtual and augmented reality, artificial intelligence, robotics, cloud, big data, and the Internet of Things to streamline their operations and improve their customer experience.

 

These new-age technologies are creating a complex ecosystem and introducing a new series of IT security, compliance, data protection, and regulations challenges. Addressing security in the digital age can no longer be an afterthought and cannot be addressed through the traditional ad-hoc approach of installing end-point security solutions. Organizations need to develop a holistic view of their growing security surface and develop a comprehensive security strategy that encompasses all the security pillars of policy, process, technology, organization, and people.

 

As such, security incidents are becoming far more complex and persistent than ever before. Many high-profile breaches have shown that a new breed of stealthy attackers are using vulnerabilities in systems – and even the Internet of Things – to bring down services and compromise systems. With digital transformation, security needs to become more pervasive; it needs to be embedded into the vision of the organization and treated as a core metric. Organizations can no longer settle for standard security solutions; they must move forward by embracing a proactive approach to the issues of defense, protection, mitigation, compliance, trust, and risk.

 

Against this backdrop, IDC’s 'Next Generation Security in the Digital Era' event will equip you with expert insights into the security strategies, response tactics, and solutions that you should keep in mind as you work to develop a sustainable security roadmap for your organization.

 

Agenda

Time Event Speakers
09:00

Registration & Networking

10:00

Welcome Address

10:10

Security Priorities for the Digital Era

Ranjit Rajan
Associate Vice President – Research, IDC Middle East, Turkey & Africa (META)
This presentation will address the complexity of the region’s security landscape, examining the uptake of digital transformation and contextualizing the rising security risks. It will also outline the security priorities that organizations need to consider while engaging in digital transformation

10:40

Integrated Cyber Defense at the Heart of Digital Transformation

Bayan Achkar
Systems Engineer Manager, Gulf Region, Symantec MEA
This session starts by discussing the key trends in digitization across various industries along with the cyber security challenges being faced today. It then focuses on the typical attack surfaces organizations are trying to defend in their environments and how core technologies from Symantec can support them. There is a specific focus on building an Integrated Cyber Defense platform followed by how organizations need to begin this journey by incorporating a Cyber Resilience strategy. We close by discussing what key questions the board should ask in order to stay engaged in building this integrated future.

11:30

Networking & Tea/Coffee Break

12:00

Panel Discussion: Security Strategies for the Digital Era
Chaired by Rajan Ranjit, Associate Vice President – Research, IDC Middle East, Turkey & Africa (META)

Nasser AlZagha,
Esam Al-Jarrah,
Rami Kilani,
Osama Al Saryrah,
Osama Jasser,
Digital transformation is changing the way we engage with customers, suppliers, and employees, requiring organizations to change the way they incorporate security into their ecosystems. This panel discussion will explore a series of best-practice strategies for proactively addressing security in the modern enterprise.

12:45

Summary and Close

12:50

Networking Lunch

General Information

Date & Time

Monday, 17th September 2018

Language

English

Registration Fee

  • Free of Charge : For End Users (not IT +consultant companies)

Contact

For More Information, contact:

Sughand Tolani - 04 3642189 / 056 4145987 / stolani@idc.com

Partners

Premier Partner(s)

Proceedings

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Location

Contacts

Shabana Mahadiwala

Conference Director

+971 56 414 5986

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