Region’s cyber security initiatives to be discussed at RSA Conference in Abu Dhabi

Region’s cyber security initiatives to be discussed at RSA Conference in Abu Dhabi

The agenda has been announced for the RSA® Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi. The conference will be held from November 15-16, 2016 at Emirates Palace Hotel and will aim to showcase the progress made in regional cybersecurity initiatives.

The event will explore the theme of ‘Connect to Protect’, and will feature seven tracks, nine keynote sessions and pre-conference offerings. The tracks are Critical Infrastructure, Cybercrime & Threats, Policy & Government, Analytics & Incident Response, Security Strategy & Operations, Cloud & Smart Security and Sponsor Special Topics. An exciting learning lab based on a cyber-crisis live exercise scenario, in addition to a Security Foundations Seminar will be featured in the pre-conference sessions.

“In its second year, RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi has become the leading event for information security professionals in the region. It is the premier conference for anyone looking to connect with highly respected figures in the industry, and draw insights which will empower individuals to stay ahead of cyber threats. The value of RSA Conference not only lies in its credibility, but also the integral role it plays in shining a light on the strides that the UAE has made regarding information security,” said a spokesperson from National Electronic Security Authority (NESA).

This year’s conference features a line-up of sponsors and exhibitors from leading edge companies that include Cisco, DarkMatter, Qualys, Inc., RSA, Spire Solutions and Tenable Network Security, Inc.

“The evolving threat climate has led to an increase in security spending, with Gartner estimating the regional market is expected to spend more than $2 billion by 2020[1]. During RSA Conference 2016 Abu Dhabi, we aim to host some of the brightest minds in the industry, and share insights into how to protect organizations from cyberthreats,” said Linda Gray, General Manager, RSA Conferences.

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