IDC IT Security Roadshow 2021

A New Security Paradigm in the Face of Uncertainty

Digital Event | Saudi Arabia, April 7, 2021

Overview

As the region continues to find its footing in the aftermath of COVID-19, cybersecurity has taken center stage. Threats have increased considerably as bad actors exploit the vulnerabilities presented as an unintended outcome of the pandemic. Since early 2020, cybersecurity professionals have become even more instrumental in driving organizational strategy, taking on leadership roles, and securing digital transformation initiatives.

The IDC Security Roadshow, Saudi Arabia is one of the year’s most eagerly awaited events & is the platform of choice for security professionals as they battle to keep pace with a threat landscape that’s evolving at a never-before-seen rate. The 2021 edition will bring together the region’s pre-eminent technology experts, providers, analysts, and speakers for a fully immersive experience. 

Join us for a detailed look into the post-COVID-19 security market and the biggest challenges facing the region’s governments and businesses. We will explore innovative, up-to-the-minute use cases and outline the key focus areas for organizations looking to minimize their cyber-risk exposure.

 

 

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Agenda

Time Event & Speakers

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10:00

Welcome Address

Hamza Naqshbandi

Regional Director (Saudi Arabia & Bahrain), IDC
10:15

The New Normal Requires Trust

Frank Dickson

Program Vice President, Cybersecurity Products, IDC

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated digital transformation as companies look to inject technology into business processes to gain efficiencies, deliver empathy at scale to customers or produce other positive outcomes. The entire architecture of IT has changed with new participants as half of IT spend now comes from line of business buyers. In this presentation, Frank Dickson will address the implications that today’s digital transformation is having on security, privacy, and trust overall.

10:30

Security in the “New Normal”

Ahmed El Saadi

Director of Sales (META), Cloud Networking & Security, VMware
Security has become incredibly complex. With thousands of products available, there is a lot of security to consider. So, Is it time to disrupt the security status quo?

Join us to find out what are the challenges with today’s hardware approach to networking and security? How can taking a software-based approach that’s independent of the underlying physical infrastructure, help organizations transform their security posture?

 

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10:45

Supply Chain Security

Abdessabour Arous

Security Researcher, Global Research & Analysis Team (GReAT), Kaspersky

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11:00

Protecting What's Now and What's Next

Ljupcho Joshevski

Head for Cybersecurity Architectures (EMEAR), Cisco

 

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11:15

Security Predictions for 2021

Ameer Khan

Technical Leader, Trend Micro

 

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11:30

Securing the Journey to Digital Transformation

Shailendra Sadh

Staff Sales Engineer, Emerging Markets, Splunk Inc.

 

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11:45

Emerge Stronger with Adaptive Cyber Security Threat Operations

David Williamson

Principal Director, CyberSecurity, Accenture
Both organizations and adversaries are constantly changing. Organizations routinely experience enterprise-level change which shakes up the IT environment. Meanwhile, threat actors change depending on business activities while adversaries continuously hone their TTPs.
In this session will highlight Accenture’s capability and process that enables organizations to strengthen their internal cyber defence, next generation security operations & cyber threat operations.
Re-imagines what the SOC could be if it was threat Driven instead of alert Driven!

 

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12:00

Principles of Cybersecurity Threat Management

Nasser Bostan

GM, BT Security

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12:15

Achieving High Security is Difficult. Why Cloud makes it easier?

Ahmad Alagha

Security and Manageability Solutions Manager, Oracle

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12:50

Track Sessions (Parallel Sessions)

Security: Risk, Resilience, and Governance
12:50 - 13:05

Ransomware as APT

13:05 - 13:20

Cybersecurity Challenges & Automation Solutions

13:20 - 13:35

TAKEN with a Vengeance

13:35 - 13:50

Cyber Security Threats

13:50 - 13:55

Summary & Close

Defense in Depth: The Future of Trust
12:50 - 13:05

Evidence-based Foundation for Your Modern Security Stack

13:05 - 13:20

Multicloud Security Services

13:20 - 13:35

ThinkShield: The Way to Stay Agile

13:35 - 13:50

Measuring the Capabilities of Business Continuity Management in ICT Entities

13:50 - 13:55

Summary & Close

13:55

Meet the Partners, Network and Increase Your Scores

15:00

Close of Event

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