Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC) 2016

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    March 29, 2016

  • End date

    March 31, 2016

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The Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC)
is the Middle East’s largest annual ICT event, attracting top industry professionals including CIOs, CTOs, CSOs, and senior management from 12 key industries including Finance, Energy, Telecoms, Government, Education and IT. This year's edition will be held between March 29 and 31 at the Dubai World Trade Center. The conference is part of the Future Technology Week.

With an estimated annual cost of US$100 billion from cybercrime, the global cyber security industry is projected to be worth US$120.1 billion by 2017, growing at a rate of 11.3%. The MENA region is far from immune to these global threats, with government, commercial and security services all investing heavily and making active protection purchases to detect and react to the ever-changing cyber landscape.

This event showcases various products related to space, security systems and technologies, security services, alerts and earning systems. More than 50 prominent exhibitors will be present, including CISCO, BT, Etisalat and Global Security Network (GSN).

As for speakers, they include world leaders like Tudor Enache, Specialist at aeCERT, John Bumgarner, CTO of US Cyber Consequence Unit, Magnus Karlsson, director of connected engineering at Cybercom and Najwa Aaraj, vice president of special projects at Dark Matter.

There are four main features of the event:

Certified Cyber Security Training: Certified training on skill upgrade for cyber security experts and non-technical professionals. Book your place

Hackathon: Where the next gen, cool and innovative developers, designers and entrepreneurs pitch, hack, build prototypes, play and compete. Topics include smart transportation, smart environment and smart cities. Apply to take part.

Capture The Flag Competition: A special kind of cyber security competition where security enthusiasts take part in various challenges including reverse engineering, network security, cryptography, web security, network security, digital forensics and others. The main goal is to find the key/flag inside the challenge and submit itApply to take part

Tech Showcase: 3 day exhibition of the latest tech & solutions by leading IT security brands. Book a Stand

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