TahawulTech.com and Security Advisor ME have successfully hosted the second annual CISO50 Awards and Forum.
The event honoured 50 forward-thinking individuals and organisations that are embracing today’s challenges and pioneering security innovation.
Held on 27th March at the Habtoor Grand Hotel in Dubai, the CISO50 Awards and Forum rallied together top security thought-leaders from the region who have demonstrated excellence and achievement in security and driven business value.
The event featured a keynote presentation from serial entrepreneur and co-founder and CEO of VUL9 Security Solutions Mohamed Amine Belarbi who shed light on the different technologies that will impact the future of cybersecurity.
CISO50 Awards and Forum also saw top level presentations from Dr. Arijana Trkulja, head, Cyber Security Consultancy Services, Ingram Micro; and Raj Sabhlok, president, ManageEngine.
It also saw a thought-provoking panel discussion on, “The next chapter: securing the digital future,” which featured top cybersecurity experts including Mohamed Amine Belarbi; John Hathaway, regional vice president, BeyondTrust; Niraj Mathur, director for cybersecurity, GBM; Raviraj Doshi, COO and co-founder, Smokescreen and Suresh Nair, CISO, GE – MENAT.
The conference concluded with an awards ceremony celebrating the achievements of top 50 security leaders and organisations in the Middle East.
Here’s the full list of winners:
|Abdulrahman H. Shelleh||Al Dhafra Region Municipality|
|Ahmed Nabil Mahmoud||PGESCo|
|Aisha Rashed Alzaabi||e-Government Authority|
|Ali AbdulAmeer Al-Lawati||Ooredoo Oman Telecom|
|Ankit Satsangi||Azizi Developments|
|Hasnain Juzer||Saudi German Hospital|
|Abdulla Bader Al Sayari||Department of Health – Abu Dhabi|
|Antoine Harb||Kingston Technology Europe Co LLP|
|Bashar Ghassan Tello||Al Dhafra Region Municipality|
|Basil Al Suwaidan||Kuwait International Bank|
|Col. Faisal Al Kabi||Ministry of Defence|
|Emad Ali Maisari||Mubadala|
|Choudhary Mohammad Zia Ur Rehman||National Media Council|
|Darwish Mohamad Azad||ENBD|
|Eric Gayet||Majid Al Futtaim Properties|
|Fahad S. Al Gabbani||Bank AlBilad|
|Faisal Ali||The Gargash Group|
|Fatema Ahmed Almalki||e-Government Authority|
|Fayaz Ahmed Badubhai||Al Yousuf Group|
|Hend Salem Matar Al Shamsi||Ajman Municipality|
|Irshad Mohammed||VPS Healthcare|
|Kausar Mukeri||Invest Bank|
|Khalfan Matar Al Hassani||ADMCC|
|Kotaiba Ali Alhaj||Ajman Municipality|
|Kuldeep Bhatnagar||Environment Agency, Govt of Abu Dhabi|
|Kumar Prasoon||Al Safeer Group|
|Majed Al ALi||National Commercial Bank|
|Mamdouh Al-Gendy||Aptec Ingram Micro Inc.|
|Mario Foster||Al Naboodah Group Enterprises|
|Mohammed Mudasar||ETA Facilties Management|
|Dr. Mohammad Khaled||ENEC|
|Mudassir Hussain Quadri||Prime Healthcare Group|
|Dr. Reem Faraj Al-Shammari||Kuwait Oil Company|
|Saeed Mohd Alqasim||Nakheel|
|Shabbir Nalwala||ISYX Technologies (Sands Groups)|
|Shafik Riad Hasna||Ministry OF Economy|
|Shailesh Mani||Flemingo International|
|Suresh Nair||GE – MENAT|
|Taimur Ijlal||Network International|
|Tilak Ratnayake||Gulf Agency Company|
|Veena Dorairajan||Dubai International Financial Centre|
|Venu Sriraj||UAE Exchange|
|Vivek Gupta||GEMS Education|
|Zahid Syed||Abu Dhabi Ports|
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