Cyber Wales Cluster Webinar in the Middle East - 3 April 2023
3rd April 2023 | 10:00 - 11:30

This Webinar included the ceremonial signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the new National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan and Cyber Wales.  Both parties are looking forward to collaborating with to advance education & skills development as part of 'cyber in psychology' and the 'psychology of cyber'. Thanks to Shafiq Shahzad, Trade & Investment Minister, Pakistan High Commission, London for attending to show his generous support for the collaboration.



  • Date: 3rd April 2023, Sunday
  • Starts: 10 am UK Local Time / 2 pm UAE Local Time
  • Ends: 11:30 am UK Local Time / 3:30 pm UAE Local Time

As one of the UK largest Cyber Ecosystems, our network of cyber professionals spans far and wide with the objective to bring our connections, alongside the experts, closer to you. Join in as we link Academics and industry experts to discuss the most prominent cyber security challenges currently being faced by businesses, governments and the everyday individuals coving topics including business resilience, IoT and diversity and talent within the profession. Our webinar provides the opportunity to engage in real-time with our guest speakers to play a part in the conversation, prepare to be fully immersed in discussion bursting with informed perspectives and eye-opening insights. The future of the security of cyberspace is dependent on future generations who can operate safely and securely in online environments and young people who are inspired to contribute to cybersecurity as a lifelong career.

Webinars will focus on:

  • How cybersecurity awareness or digital literacy campaigns can both increase online safety and attract students to technology and cybersecurity-related careers
  • Approaches for introducing cybersecurity into educational curriculum, as focused courses, or as programs of study in Career Technical Education
  • Supporting “Opportunity Youth” to explore cybersecurity as an area of study or careers
  • The Cyber Threat Landscape - to better understand what we are up against
  • Measuring Cyber Risk Posture - using Best Practice Frameworks
  • Implementing Cyber Protection - with leading edge Systems & Technologies
  • Building Cyber Awareness - by developing a cyber secure culture These sessions are designed for people leading projects to transition back to business as usual and are particularly suitable for change managers, heads of operations, heads of HR, chief information security officers, legal counsels and data protection officers
  • Why Cyber Security Career Path matters
  • Cyber Security Financial Crimes

Examine the rationale for past and present education, training, and workforce approaches and apply critical analysis to future solutions. Many organizations are rethinking past practices and seeking to “stimulate innovation” as they transition to online learning and improvised work arrangements. This webinar will explore how to turn the lessons learned into systemic changes to improve cybersecurity education, training, and workforce development for the future. Join one of these webinar sessions presented by Cyber Wales aimed at schools and educational organizations and discover how cyber-attacks and ransomware are being used to target them

Our Guest Speakers 

  • Mr Shafique Shahzad (HonourableGuest Speaker) Minister of Trade and Investment, Pakistan High Commission to the United Kingdom Kingdom
  • Prof Dr Rubina Hanif (Guest Speaker) Director, National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan
  • Dr Nilofar K Rauf (Guest Speaker) Assistant Professor, National Institute of Psychology, Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan
  • Mr John Davies MBE, Co-Founder and Chairman, Cyber Wales
  • Moderator Faheem Azhar, Board of Director & International Advisor of Cyber Wales

We will aim to do a Q&A Session at the end of the talks and we request all our audience to actively involved and participate and feel free to ask the relevant questions

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