Cyber Wales Cluster in the Middle East - 6 April 2021
6th April 2021 | 14:00 - 15:30

This webinar forms part of a new series of Virtual Cyber Security Cluster meetings being run in collaboration with our strategic partners in the UAE, the Middle East & Broader Region.

We are proud to mark the 50th Anniversary of Bangladesh Independence Day 2021 on 26 March with a formal signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Cyber Wales and the Bangladesh eGovernment CIRT.

The aim of our sessions is for Cyber Wales members to share guidance and expertise with people and organisations in the Middle East & Broader Region on the following critical topics:-

* 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 change managers, heads of operations, heads of HR, chief information security officers, legal counsels and data protection officers and the agenda for the session will include:-

*Recorded session
**GMT/UTC (Time Zone)

14:00 - Opening & Introductions from Mr Faheem Azhar, Cyber Wales Steering Group Member and Strategic Advisor for the UAE & the Middle East Region, and Mr John Davies, Co-Founder & Chair of the Cyber Wales Ecosystem.

14:10 – Bangladesh High Commission, United Kingdom Short Speech

14:20 – Bangladesh eGovernment CIRT, Mr Tarique Barkatullah (Project Director) Short Speech

14:25 – Cyber Wales, Mr John Davies (Co-Founder and Chairman) Short Speech

14:30 – Witnessing of the Virtual Signing of the MoU between Cyber Wales and Bangladesh eGovernment CIRT

14:35 – Ms Hoda A Alkhzaimi, President at the Emirates Digital Association for Women, Director of Centre for Cyber Security and interdisciplinary Studies (New York University Abu Dhabi) and Director of Research and Development in Science and Defence (UAE Government Entity.
Topic: The Importance of Emerging Cryptographic Technology in Reinstating the Global Security

14:45 – Captain Samir Sajet, Chief Region Aviation Safety Officer, MENA and Asia Region, United Nations - World Food Program
Topic: The Aviation Cyber Threat Landscape

14:55 – Mr Abhishek Dalal, Project Manager, GISEC - Dubai World Trade Centre
Topic: Importance of Cyber Security & Cyber Wales and GISEC Partnership

15:05 – Ms Shahnaj Begum, Senior Officer ICT at Bangladesh Center of Communication Programs (BCCP)
Topic: Women and Children related Cyber Security Challenges

15:15 – Mr Md Imtiaz Hussain, Secretary General, Wales Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce
Topic: Building bridges between Wales and Bangladesh Digital Economies and Importance of Cyber Trade

15:25 - Mr John Davies, Co-founder of the Cyber Wales Ecosystem
Topic: The "Must Do's" of Cyber Security a Best Practice Framework developed by Cyber Wales which helps identify exactly what threats an organisation is facing, explore systems and technologies required to mitigate those threats and suggest the training and governance that would createthe best cyber secure culture

15:30 - The talks will be followed by Questions & Answers and an open discussion on the topics covered in this webinar.

These sessions are a great example of international collaboration and information sharing as Cyber Wales joins with the cyber community of the Middle East to share ideas and knowledge in the fight against cybercrime.

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