6 March 2023 - Day 1

TimingSessions
09:00 Registration & Networking
09:50 Welcome Note by MS Events
09:55 Opening Remarks by the Chairperson
10:00 VIP Opening Keynote
The role of Cybersecurity in the “Time of Crisis”

Dr. Ahmed Abdel- Hafez,
Vice President – Cybersecurity Affairs, National Telecommunication and Regulatory Authority, NTRA
10:20 

Opening Keynote
Cybersecurity innovation as the backbone of digital transformation
– How cybersecurity can keep up with waves of innovation
– Top trends driving cybersecurity innovation in 2023
– Good practices in innovation on cybersecurity: Embedding security into innovation

Eng. Abeer Khedr, Head of Cyber Security, National Bank of Egypt (NBE) Chair of the Cyber Security Committee, Federation of Egyptian Banks of Egypt (FEB)

10:40

Spotlight Case Study
GSMA 5G Cybersecurity Knowledge Base
– 5G era and key security challenges
– Layered security model and collaborative ecosystem
– GSMA 5G Cybersecurity Knowledge Base and how operator may benefit
– Practice recommendation of 5G Cybersecurity Knowledge Base

Frank Li
, Regional Cyber Security & Privacy Officer (RSPO), Huawei Northern Africa Region

11:00 

Panel Discussion
Addressing Ransomware in the digital age
– Strategies for a proactive ransomware defence
– Incident response to a ransomware attack
– The role of the C-suite in a successful cyber security operation
– New edge solutions to protect against Ransomware at early stage
– Cyber resilience – enhancing data recovery in the age of ransomware

Essam Elsayed, Head of Information Technology, Sinai Cement
Ahmed Nabil Mahmoud, Chief Information Security Officer, Egyptian Banks Company
Mohamed Nabil Mostafa,
Global Chief Information Security Officer, Egyptian Arab Land Bank
Dr. Samir Gaber,
Head of Department of Cyber Attacks Monitoring and Early Warning Systems, EGCERT, NTRA

11:45 Coffee and Networking Break
12:15 

Spotlight Presentation
Building and Operating a threat-driven SOC
– Threat-Driven SOC, what is?
– Threat Intelligence as a core component in a Next-gen SOC
– Building and Operating an effective SOC

Ahmad Ashraf Hussein, Head of Presales, Egypt and Africa, Kaspersky

12:35 

Panel Discussion
A deep dive into the protectors of the cloud: Combating the rise in threats to cloud environments
– Cloud Security: 5 Predictions on What Lies Ahead for 2023
– Key factors to security and cloud success in 2023
– Managing security vulnerabilities: What you can do to ensure effective cloud security?
– Cloud security and DevSecOps automation

Hisham Mohamed, Chief Information Security Officer, Emirates NBD
Mahmoud Salaheldin, Chief Information Security Officer, NEXTA Egypt

13:10 Coffee & Networking Break
13:20 

Panel Discussion
Building a cyber security culture from within: Current practices and future needs
– Assessing an organization’s security culture
– 5 tips for building a cybersecurity culture
– Optimise your organization’s security culture and, as a result, the security of your entire organization

Ahmed Osama, Chief Information Security Officer, MCDR
Ahmed Afifi, Cyber Security Manager, National Bank of Egypt
Muhammad Fathy
, Head of Technology & IT Operations Services, Banque Du Caire
Eman Mohamed, Chief Information Security Officer, Fawry

14:00 

Industry wide Panel Discussion
Cyber Governance: Key principles for stakeholders to attain cyber maturity
– Top 5 principles for governance of cyber security risk
– Implementing a cybersecurity governance program
– Understanding major challenges to cyber governance
– Improving cyber governance with reciprocity ROAR

Wessam Maher, Chief Information Security and Risk Officer, The American University in Cairo
Dr. Ahmad ElGhazouly, Head of Information Technology & Information Security, PGESCO
Khalid Farooq, CIO, Shefa Al-Orman Foundation & Hospitals
Dr. Samir Gaber, Head of department of Cyber Attacks Monitoring and Early Warning Systems, EGCERT, NTRA

14:45 Networking Lunch and End of Day One

7 March 2023 - Day 2

TimingSessions
09:15Registration & Networking
10:00Opening Remarks by the Chairperson
10:10Opening Keynote
Building a transparent and secure digital workplace
– Reconciling digital workplace and cybersecurity
– Strategies and best practices to secure a digital workplace
– How to ensure prompt reporting and resolution of security breaches or disruptions?

Eng. Hazem Nabil, Vice President for Electronic Transactions Security, ITIDA

10:35Spotlight Presentation
Ransomware protection insights and protection mechanism
– Six trends of Ransomware attacks
– Policies of main governments to cope with ransomware attacks.
– Ransomware intrusion attack process, defense technologies & evolution trend
– Suggestions on ransomware protection

Youssef AIT KADDOUR, Chief Cybersecurity Officer (CSO), Huawei Morocco

11:00Deep Dive Presentation
Cyber Deterrence – a new perspective
-Enterprise security must play its role Ali NG with cybersecurity enforcement in disrupting threat actors infrastructure & operations
-Enterprise security must shift its focus from the attack to the attacker to manage security in proactive & prevetive rather than reactive modes

Osama M. Hijji, Chief Information Security Officer, EFG Hermes   

11:25Coffee, Networking Break and Live Demos
12:00Panel Discussion
Advancing cyber risk management: From security to Resilience
– Elevating cyber resilience to be a board-level issue
– Developing a cyber resilience strategy: Key components of cyber resilience strategy
– Aligning information security, business continuity, and organizational adaptability
– Designing the roadmap to cyber resilience framework

Mohamed Hegazy, Chief information Security Officer, MDP Digital Payment Company
Dr. Ahmad ElGhazouly, Head of Information Technology & Information Security, PGESCO
Youssef AIT KADDOUR, Chief Cybersecurity Officer (CSO), Huawei Morocco
Eng. Mohamed Hamed, Chief Technology Officer, Platino Group (elSallab Ltd)

12:45Closing CISO Panel Discussion
Evolving vendor risk management in the realm of cybersecurity
– Assessing and addressing Nth-party risk
– Streamlining vendor risk assessments
– How you can leverage inherent risks and tiered assessments
– How cyber risk exchanges are reinventing the assessment process

Mahmoud Salaheldin, Chief Information Security Officer, NEXTA Egypt
Mostafa Abdou Abdelghani Demerdash, Director of Information Security Department, South Cairo Electricity Distribution Company
Sherif ELHalawani, Head Of Security Operation Center, CIB
Eng. Abeer Khedr, Head of Cyber Security, National Bank of Egypt (NBE),Chair of the Cyber Security Committee, Federation of Egyptian Banks (FEB)

13:30CSIS Awards
13:45Closing Remarks for the Conference and Networking Luncheon

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Through those years, I had the experience to conduct business with many multinational vendors. The diversified portfolio in Banking and Telecom Sectors gave me the opportunity to work closely with cross-functional teams from Infrastructure, Network, Security, and Enterprise Business Unit as well

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