Cybercrime in Dubai, in common with the rest of the world, is increasing rapidly. Ransomware is a threat to consumers and businesses. Large-scale DDoS attacks have the power to cripple critical national infrastructure. And the sheer acceleration in cyber-attacks threatens to overtake the responses of companies and governments. Dubai's drive to become a Smart City complicates the picture further.
9th annual e-Crime & Cybersecurity Dubai
29 March 2017
"Any enterprise that is as successful, vibrant and connected like Dubai [is a target] ... The higher the profile, the more sophisticated the attacks" Tom Ridge, former US Secretary of Homeland Security
"Cyber security should not be an afterthought for an organisation’s IT department. It should be at the heart of the thought itself" Osman Sultan, Chief Executive, du
• Companies need to understand the nature of the threats they face and the solutions to those threats
• But with limited resources and a potentially infinite set of threats, CISOs need help picking the right priorities
• The industrialization of cyber-crime, fraud and theft by attackers who are coming to resemble corporations themselves adds to this task
The 9th e-Crime Information Security Dubai will cover these and other key subjects for its audience of private- and public-sector professionals tasked with safeguarding digital assets and sensitive data. There will be real-life case studies, strategic talks and technical break-out sessions from security teams behind some of the world’s most admired brands, who know, just like you, that security is now more important to business than ever before.