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GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY CONFERENCE IN ABU DHABI:
NATIONAL AND CORPORATE THREATS, PROTECTION, AND EDUCATION

Co-Sponsored by NYIT and
Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE

InterContinental Abu Dhabi
سيتم توفير الترجمة الفورية خلال المؤتمر
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

 

CONFERENCE AGENDA

9 - 10 a.m. REGISTRATION & NETWORKING
10 - 10:30 a.m. WELCOMING REMARKS

Sheikh Nahayan Bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Youth, Culture, and Community Development
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. OPENING REMARKS: National and Corporate Threats, Protection, and Education

Edward Guiliano, Ph.D., President and CEO, New York Institute of Technology
10:45 - 11:40 a.m. MORNING KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS

Daniel R. Ennis

Director, NSA/CSS Threat Operations Center
United States National Security Agency

Mohammed Al Ahbabi, Ph.D.
CIO and ICT Advisor
UAE Armed Forces
11:40 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. PANEL: ENTERPRISE SECURITY, CYBER THEFT, AND ASSET PROTECTION — AN EVOLVING LANDSCAPE

Moderator: Paul A. Stirpe, Ph.D., Professor, NYIT; Principal, Letse, LLC

Panelists:
  • Nadhem Al-Fardan, Ph.D., Security Architect, Cisco Inc.
  • Edward J. Chance, Director, UK, France and Emerging Markets, Dell SecureWorks
  • Luke Forsyth, Vice President, Security Services, EMEA Region, CA Technologies
  • Ragy Magdy, Middle East Regional Sales Leader, IBM Security Systems
12:40 - 1:40 p.m. LUNCH
1:40 - 2:20 p.m. AFTERNOON KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: “CYBERWARFARE — DAWN OF A NEW ERA”

Parag Pruthi, Ph.D., Founder, Chairman, and CEO, NIKSUN Inc.
2:20 - 3:30 p.m. COMBATING CYBER ATTACKS WITH 21ST-CENTURY TECHNOLOGIES

Speakers:
  • Richard ArchdeaconHead of Security Strategy, HP Enterprise Security Services
  • Henrik Davidsson, Director Security Sales, EMEA, Juniper Networks
  • Ron MrazPresident, Owl Computing Technologies Inc.
3:30 - 4 p.m. NETWORKING BREAK
4 - 5 p.m. PANEL: CYBERSECURITY TRAINING - EMERGING PRACTICES

Moderator: Nada Anid, Ph.D., Dean, School of Engineering & Computing Sciences, NYIT

Panelists:
  • Thomas KartanowiczDirector and Head of Information Security Compliance, Natixis Wholesale Banking Americas
  • Ali Al Mansoori, Ph.D., Director, Ras Al Khaimah Men's and Women's Colleges, HCT
  • Paul A. Stirpe, Ph.D., Professor, NYIT; Principal, Letse, LLC
  • Ping Zong, Ph.D., Professor and Dean, College of Overseas Education, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications
5 - 6 p.m. RECEPTION