Foreseeing the Future of Cyber Intelligence

October 25th, 2018
Event Centre - InterContinental Dubai Festival City - Al Baraha - Hall 1


It is a great honor for us at Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) to partner with IEEE, the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity, to bring you the ‘IEEE UAE Cyber Intelligence Summit’.
Through the summit theme ‘Foreseeing the Future the Cyber Intelligence’ we are looking forward to bringing together leading cyber security professionals, researchers, and experts to enrich the cyber security dialogue and contribute to a safer digital experience for people and organizations around the world.
We are proud of Dubai Electronic Security Center to be commissioned with one of the world’s most challenging missions to make Dubai the safest city in the cyber space globally. With that in mind, we are bringing this event to deliver on one of Dubai Cyber Security Strategy key domains which is innovation, where we are committed to promoting cyber security research & development, and establishing a free, fair and secure cyber space in Dubai & influencing it globally.
Looking forward to welcoming you in Dubai on 25 October 2018.

Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani

Director General, Dubai Electronic Security Center
Honorary Chair, IEEE UAE Cyber Intelligence Summit


Join us for this annual premier event to help you foresee the future of the cyber security field. Make sure to reserve your seat before it is too late.
Seats are limited!


Welcoming Note
ByH.E. Yousef AlShaibani

Director General, DESC

09:15-09:30DNA binary data storage, meeting Digital Immune EcosystemByDr. Rocky Termanini

CEO, Merit Cyber Security Consulting

09:35-09:50Recent trends in Digital Forensics and Incident Response
ByJennifer Lynn

Director of Cyber Security and Investigations, Kroll

09:55-10:10A reality check on BlockchainBy Dr. Khaled Salah

Professor, Dept. of Elec. and Comp. Eng., Khalifa University

10:15-10:30Security needs to evolveByHamad Musabeh

Director of Information Security, Smart Dubai Government

10:35-10:50Cyber Analytics - Next Generation of monitoringBy Clinton Firth

Cyber Security Leader AIM, EY

11:30-11:45Adversarial Attacks on Autonomous cars: The missed gapByDr. Hoda AlKhzaimi

Director, Center of Cyber Security, NYU- Abu Dhabi

11:50-12:05Evolution of Security OperationsByMo Cashman

Enterprise Security Architect and Principal Engineer, McAfee

12:10-12:25Overcoming cyber security challenges at mega-events – Expo 2020 Dubai

ByEman AlAwadhi

Director of Cyber Security and Resilience, Expo 2020 Dubai

12:30-12:45Next Generation Cyber Innovation Powering Business ModernizationByMark Fernandes

Global Leader for Cyber Innovation and Strategy, Deloitte

12:50-13:05A First Empirical Look on Cyber Security Threats Targeting CPS Systems: A Honeypot ApproachByDr. Sameera AlMulla

Research Assistant Professor, University of Dubai

13:10-13:15Day CByVictor Ivanovsky

Head of Cloud Security, Rostelecom-Solar

13:20-13:35Digital Transformation: Cure-all, Placebo or Poison Pill?ByKalle Bjorn

Director of Systems Engineering for Middle East , Fortinet

13:40-13:55CLOSING NOTES


Amer Sharaf
General Chair

Dr. Marwan Al-Zarouni
Summit Chair

Dr. Bushra Al-Belooshi
Organizing Committee Chair

Dr. Essa Basaeed
Technical Committee Chair