IDC IT Security Roadshow 2021

A New Security Paradigm in the Face of Uncertainty

Digital Event | UAE, April 8, 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, United Arab Emirates 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

11:00

Welcome Address

Varun Kukreja

Senior Program Manager, IT Security MEA, IDC Middle East, Africa, & Turkey
11:05

The New Normal Requires Trust

Frank Dickson

Program Vice President, Cybersecurity Products, IDC Worldwide

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.

11:15

Securing the Future of Work with Cyber AI

Andrew Tsonchev

Director of Technology, Darktrace

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11:30

Supply Chain Security

Abdessabour Arous

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

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11:45

Securing the Journey to Digital Transformation

Shailendra Sadh

Staff Sales Engineer, Emerging Markets, Splunk Inc.

Last year forced more & more companies to change the way they operate and run their businesses. Technology and Security teams have had to rapidly shift their focus to align with the business, in order to secure it & “keep the lights on”. Join this session to get insights into what are the key enablers for such companies to successfully transition into this New World. Empowering them to keep up with Technological, Digital & Cultural Transformation which is disrupting the world.

 

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12:00

Cyber Data Defense Strategies & Recovery (CRS)

Ravi Baldev

Systems Engineering Manager, Data Protection Solutions (UAE, Gulf & Africa), Dell Technologies

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12:15

Why XDR Is a Must?

Hani Abdel Qader

Sales Engineer, Trend Micro

The session will discuss what is XDR? And why is it a cornerstone of Information Security environment with different maturity levels?

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12:40

Track Sessions (Parallel Sessions)

Track A: Security: Risk, Resilience, and Governance
Varun Kukreja, Senior Program Manager, IT Security (META), IDC

12:40 - 12:55

Ransomware as APT

Sam Curry

CSO, Cybereason
12:54 - 12:55

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12:55 - 13:10

Data Protection Solutions

Chetan Patil

Solutions Architect, Tuqnia
13:09 - 13:10

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13:10 - 13:25

TAKEN With a Vengeance

Thom Langford

Security Advocate, SentinelOne
13:24 - 13:25

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13:25 - 13:40

Cyber Security Threats

Karthik Ananda Rao

Chief Evangelist, ManageEngine
13:39 - 13:40

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Track B: Defense in Depth: The Future of Trust
Uzair Mujtaba, Program Manager (Saudi Arabia), IDC

12:40 - 12:55

Secure SD-WAN Use Cases and Innovations

Oussama Bachour,

Principal Systems Engineer, Fortinet
12:54 - 12:55

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12:55 - 13:10

Evidence-based Foundation For Your Modern Security Stack

Alex Kirk

Global Principal Engineer, Corelight
13:09 - 13:10

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13:10 - 13:25

Open Source - How Do You Stop Your Developers Introducing Security Risks?

Nick Coombs

Vice President of Sales - EMEA North & ROE, Sonatype
13:24 - 13:25

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13:25 - 13:40

Application-First Security : Collaborated Approach!

Biju Bhaskaran

Presales Manager, Alpha Data
13:39 - 13:40

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13:40

Meet the Partners, Network and Increase Your Scores

14:30

Close of Event

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