SANS announces its first Cyber Security Middle East Summit

In News

Leading cyber security training provider, SANS Institute today announced its first ever one-day Cyber Security Middle East Summit, to be held in Abu Dubai on 4 April, 2019 at the Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Hotel, which will also be followed by an intensive deep-dive training program delivered by cyber security experts from 6 – 11 April 2019.  

“Our mission at SANS is to deliver cutting-edge information security knowledge and skills to all security professionals and students to help them protect their business’ people and assets,” commented Ned Baltagi, Managing Director, Middle East & Africa at SANS Institute. “We are excited to be delivering the first SANS Summit in the Middle East, and the agenda is jam-packed with opportunities to share knowledge, practical tips and innovative methods for improving security that will equip today’s cyber security professionals with the skills needed to better defend us from the attacks of tomorrow.”

The SANS Cyber Security Middle East Summit will be the first of a series of SANS’ summits to be hosted in the Middle East and will feature top keynote sessions on exciting topics such as ‘Car hacking – exploring security risks of autonomous vehicles’ by Aatif Khan, cyber security researcher; ‘Emerging threats from SANS Internet Storm Center’ by Bojan Zdrnja, CTO of INFIGO IS; a workshop on mobile radio access network exploitation by Ali Abdollahi, cyber security division manager at FWUTech; and ‘Raising the bar for the attacker’ by Greg Scheidel, Chief Cybersecurity Officer, Iron Vine Security to name a few.

“Our cyber security summit and training events help both industry professionals and aspiring career executives to remain abreast of the latest threats and techniques to compromise and protect. SANS is committed to growing the number of skilled cyber security professionals in the region through dedicated training events and workshops.,” Baltagi added.

To learn more about the Cyber Security Summit Middle East in Abu Dhabi, please visit:


You may also read!

NYU Abu Dhabi build microprocessor that safeguards encrypted data

NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) researchers have designed a Co-processor for Partially Homomorphic Encrypted Execution (CoPHEE), a microprocessor that provides support for


Palo Alto discovers 10 new Microsoft vulnerabilities

Palo Alto Networks Unit 42 threat researchers have discovered one new vulnerability addressed by the Microsoft Security Response Center


Popular mail server software found bugged

Tomas Foltyn, security writer at ESET discusses that a critical bug has been found in one of the most


Join Our Newsletter!

Love SecurityMEA? We love to tell you about our new stuff. Subscribe to newsletter!

Mobile Sliding Menu