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GCF, Spectrami to host virtual summit on Predictive Cyber Defence

On February 16, 2021, Global CIO Forum in association with Spectrami will host a VirtualSummit on When even Hunters are being Hunted: Predictive Cyber Defense Against the Inevitable. The event is powered by Menlo Security, Securonix, Seclytics & CheckPoint. 2020 has changed the cyber threat landscape of all organisations.

Opportunistic threat actors used the chaos of 2020 as a ladder and targeted organisations worldwide. The sophistication level has reached a point where even giants of cybersecurity industry are getting breached. Security researchers predict that this trend will continue in 2021 and beyond, leading to an inevitable cyber apocalypse.

In this era where even Hunters are being Hunted, legacy prevention and detection-based cybersecurity approach is not enough. Organisations need to be ahead of threat actors and this event will delve into the key factors that can make it possible.

Topics covered

  • Predictive threat intelligence
  • Zero trust web and email security
  • Next generation security analytics
  • Unprecedented protection against Gen-V mega cyberattacks

Mohammed Almeshekah, Cybersecurity Aficionado will be the keynote speaker. Other speakers include:

  • Anand Choudha, CEO, Spectrami
  • Sarfaraz Kazi, CTO, Spectrami
  • Kowsik Guruswamy, CTO, Menlo Security
  • Augusto Barros, VP of Solutions, Securonix
  • Saeed Abu-Nimeh, Founder and CEO, Seclytics
  • Neatsun Ziv, VP, Threat Prevention, CheckPoint

The VirtualSummit will also host a panel discussion on How Are CISOs preparing the board for post SolarWinds breach. The list of panelists include Hardeep Singh, Business Unit Lead, Spectrami; Saghir Ahmed Khan, Leader, Security Operations Center, SABIC, KSA; Ahmed Hasan Al Lawati, Section Head, Information Security, Ooredoo Oman and Sameer Sheikh, Managing Director, Middle East and Africa, Galaxkey.

The VirtualSummit will be concluded by a quiz and a Q&A session.

To register, click here.

Speakers for When Even Hunters are Being Hunted VirtualSummit.

About GCF Unite VirtualSummit

Global CIO Forum’s GCF Unite VirtualSummit is an online webinar that is aimed towards creating a global technology leaders’ community whose ultimate goal is to Integrate, Influence, Impact CIOs and tech leaders. The GCF Unite VirtualSummit will host a series of events in multiple chapters and 30+ countries featuring successful local tech leaders, CIOs, IT directors, innovators, educators and investors who share business leadership best practices, and lessons learned on the road to building great future with help of technocrats and technology.

About Global CIO Forum

The role of a CIO is one of the most critical one in today’s business and industry. Today, CIOs hold the future of innovation, productivity and competitiveness in their hands. At the Global CIO Forum, we not only provide our members with an exchange forum for best IT leadership strategies and practices to enhance business results, but we are also developing a strong voice to ensure that CIOs are represented at key industry and government decision tables. In other words: Integrate. Influence. Impact.

The Global CIO Forum’s mission is to represents IT Executives and CIOs globally. Currently working in META region and with expansion plans globally, the Global CIO Forum is a non-profit community of CIOs and IT leaders whose mission is to facilitate networking, sharing of best practices and executive development, and to collaborate on issues faced by the CIOs and IT executives.

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