e-Crime & information security News
Key talks included:

Cyber aikido: Defence in the real world 
- Rüdiger Peusquens, VP Head of Testing, Deutsche Telekom
A systematic approach for detecting and preventing attacks and fraudulent activities 
- Ghanem Elshahry, Head of Governance, Risk and Compliance, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
Balancing real risks, information value, and the implementation of controls 
- Markus Weber, Senior Manager Governance Risk & Compliance, Majid Al Futtaim

Why attend

We enjoyed the e-crime event. The whole event provided a good insight into the developments of vulnerabilities/hacking, risks and mitigation steps/strategies and applications from different companies. The presentations from the speakers were really interesting and extremely useful.

Officer Dispute & Risk Management, Al Hilal Bank

Thanks for the generosity your organization and yourself had shown on the event date; yet again E-crime had proved its footprint in the IT Security conferencing market. This event's variety of topics and speakers were up to the highest standards and following the latest technologies, keep up the good work!

Sr. Information Security Officer, Arab Bank PLC

The e-Crime event was well organized and extremely useful for organizations to understand the different innovation and services available in the market to secure customer data. The speakers selection was very apt in relations to current market trends and the importance of the data security was well elucidated.

Manager – Card Dispute & Fraud Investigations, Emirates NBD

These kind of events provide us with an opportunity to learn, meet and network with industry leaders, solution & service providers. The presentations throughout the event were good and well organized.

Senior I.T. Auditor, Sharjah Islamic Bank

e-Crime is one of the few best conferences that are happening in the region. The real essence of this conference is that it is very focused on information security challenges and trends............You guys are doing a great job and I am sure you will continue to do so.

Head of Information Security, Commercial Bank International PSC

Participation in the “E Crime” seminar gave me valuable inputs for understanding the latest technology and threats in the arena of Information Security. The lectures were very informative and the networking Sessions also provided me to meet leading Security Specialists. Look forward to participate in all AKJ Associates' future events.

Senior IT Auditor, Rakbank

I have to say that this was one of the best forums I have been to in a long time. Definitely something for everyone and just the right mix of vendors and industry thinkers. It’s about time the region had this wake-up call – keep up the good work!

Information Security Manager, The First Group
Why Sponsor

e-Crime Congress is definitely one of the most effective, professional and well organized third party events we have participated in. Having sponsored e-Crime in Dubai and Abu Dhabi for the last few years we are very satisfied with the no-frills attached format, content, etc.
Marketing Communications Manager, Help AG

e-Crime Dubai was really great with a high quality audience! We like the way you organise the conferences as it gives importance to content with quality. You guys are unique!
Marketing, ManageEngine

e-Crime Dubai was a well organized and successful event which welcomes leading security vendors in the market. We met lots of potential customers at this event and expect a good ROI from this event.
Regional Sales Director – MEA & Turkey, Lumension

Thank you for organising this event, it exceeded our expectations and has led to some positive connections already.
Senior Solutions Consultant, Nuix Group

Thank you a lot for pulling together e-Crime Abu Dhabi, it was a great event. Content was exactly what the attendees would like to hear and the feedback from the customers was excellent!
Marketing Manager- MENA Region, McAfee

We would like to thank the whole team at AKJ Associates for the perfect organization of this great event. We believe that the conversations and discussions we had with participating guests will lead to positive results and future collaborations.
Managing Director, Contego Solutions
About e-Crime & information security Dubai
This conference is the region’s largest gathering of information risk and security professionals who are tasked with safeguarding digital assets, protecting sensitive data and coordinating security and risk strategy. Now in its sixth successful year, the event's agenda provides practical guidance, tactical insights and real life case studies through a balanced mixture of strategic talks and technical breakout sessions to over 250 senior practitioners. The conference is carefully designed to provide ample networking opportunities affording the information security community an opportunity to discuss industry developments in an invitation-only environment. This market-leading event is relevant to those interested in deepening their subject knowledge and catching up with new and existing peers. 


Key Themes
The conference delivers unique perspectives on evolutions within the threat landscape, as well as innovative frameworks that can be adopted to manage existing and emerging challenges. 2014 themes include:

► Protecting and detecting
► Data, people and access
► Maintaining information security programmes
► Organisation-wide collaboration
► Rapid incident response
► Managing third party risk and industry collaboration
► The evolving technology landscape
More about the event....
From industries that include:
Real Estate
Transport and Logistics
From business functions that include:
Group IT
Information/IT Security
Fraud prevention
Technology & Operational Risk
Regulatory Compliance
Financial Crime Prevention
Financial Intelligence
Group Security
Digital Forensics
Business Continuity
Speakers included:

Ghanem Elshahry
Head of Governance, Risk and Compliance
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank
Zafar Mir
Regional Manager Information Security Risk 

Markus Weber
Senior Manager Governance, Risk & Compliance
Majid Al Futtaim

Barry Coatesworth
New Look

Rüdiger Peusquens
VP, Head of Testing
Deutsche Telekom

Avinash Totade
Senior Vice President Internal Audit
Emirates Global Aluminium

Faheem Siddiqui
Group Senior Manager for IT Governance

Jagmeet Singh Kang
Group Head of Information Security
Al Tayer Group

Hariprasad Chede
National Bank of Fujairah

Trent Youl
FraudWatch International
Don Smith
VP Engineering and Technology
Dell SecureWorks
Tracy Varnum
Strategic Sales Lead, EMEA
HP Enterprise Security
Jim Hansen
Executive VP
PhishMe Inc.
Nagaraj Hebbar
Technical Account Manager
Joakim Sundberg
WW Security Solutions Architect

Organisations registered to attend on 7 May 2014 included
Abdul Latif Jameel ~ Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank ~ Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development ~ Abu Dhabi Investment Authority ~ Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank ~ Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company ~ Abu Dhabi National Energy Company TAQA ~ Abu Dhabi National Oil Company ~ Abu Dhabi Police ~ Abu Dhabi Ship Building ~ Abu Dhabi Systems Information Centre ~ ADNEC ~ Adnoc Distribution ~ aeCERT ~ Afkar Group of Companies ~ Ajman Bank ~ Ajman University of Science & Technology Network ~ Akamai ~ Al Ahalia Money Exchange Bureau ~ Al Ansari Exchange ~ Al Batha Group ~ Al Fahim Group ~ Al Falah Exchange Company ~ Al Fardan Exchange ~ Al Futtaim Group ~ Al Ghandi Auto ~  Al Ghurair Group ~ Al Masraf Bank ~ Al Razouki Exchange ~ Al Rostamani Group ~ Al Tamini & Co ~ Al Tayer Group ~ Al Zarooni Exchange ~ Alfa Exchange ~ American International Group ~ American University in Dubai ~ American University of Sharjah ~ Amlak Finance ~ Arab Bank ~ Arab Link ~ Aspereky Consulting ~ Authentify ~ Averda ~ AW Rostamani ~ Bahrain National Guard ~ Baker Hughes ~ BalaBit IT Security ~ Barclays ~ Barjeel Geojit Securities ~ Barloworld ~ Belhasa International ~ The Benefit Company ~ Bin Belaila Exchange ~ Bit9 ~ Blue Coat Systems ~ British American Tobacco ~ Bukhatir Group ~ C3 Card ~ Cambridge Education ~ Carrefour ~ CCC Consolidated Contractors Company ~ Central Bank of the UAE ~ Citigroup ~ City Exchange ~ Commercial Bank International ~ Commercial Bank of Dubai ~ Compass Financial Solutions ~ Contego Solutions ~ Core Security Technologies ~ Damac Holding Company ~ Dell SecureWorks ~ Dell Sonicwall ~ Department of Finance Abu Dhabi ~ Deutsche Telekom ~ DoubleSquare Networks ~ Drydocks World ~ Du ~ Dubai Airports Company ~ Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club ~ Dubai Customs ~ Dubai Electricity & Water Authority ~ Dubai Exchange Centre ~ Dubai Financial Services Authority ~ Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange ~ Dubai International Financial Centre ~ Dubai Islamic Bank ~ Dubai Maritime City Authority ~ Dubai Municipality ~ Dubai Police ~ Dubai Ports World ~ Dubai Smart Government ~ Dubai World ~ Dunia Finance ~ Dutech - A Dubai World Company ~ Easa Saleh Al Gurg ~ Eco Bank ~ Economic Exchange Centre ~ Emaar Properties ~ Emarat ~ EMAL - Emirates Aluminium ~ Emirates Airlines ~ Emirates Data Clearing House ~ Emirates Group ~ Emirates Islamic Bank ~ Emirates NBD ~ Emirates Palace ~ Engineer's Office ~ Esnaad ~ Etihad Airways ~ F5 Networks ~ Family Development Foundation ~ Federal Demographic Council ~ Fidelis Security Systems ~ First Group ~ First Gulf Bank ~ Fly Dubai ~ Foreign Exchange & Remittance Group ~ Fox-IT ~ FraudWatch International ~ Fujairah National Resources Corporation ~ Fund Advisors ~ Future Card ~ GASCO ~ GCC Exchange ~ General Dynamics C4 Systems ~ The General Secretariat of the Executive Council ~ Government of Dubai - Expertise & Dispute Settlement Department ~ Gulf Agency Company Dubai ~ Gulf Navigation Holding ~ Habib Bank AG Zurich ~ Habib Exchange ~ Habtoor Hotels ~ Help AG ~ HP Enterprise Security ~ HSBC ~ Jacky Electronics ~ Joyalukkas Group ~ Jumeirah Group ~ Juniper Networks ~ Kamal Osman Jamjoon Group ~ LandMark Group ~ Leela Megh Exchange ~ Liberty Autombiles ~ LogRhythm ~ Lukoil ~ Lulu Exchange ~ Lulu Group International ~ Lumension Security ~ Mafraq Hospital ~ Mahindra Finance ~ Majid Al Futtaim Group ~ ManageEngine ~ Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) ~ Mashreq Bank ~ Meraas Holding ~ Ministry of Economy UAE ~ Ministry of Interior UAE ~ Mostafa Bin Abdullatif Group LLC ~ Nakheel ~ National Bank of Abu Dhabi ~ National Bank of Fujairah ~ National Corporation of Tourism & Hotels ~ National Exchange Company ~ National Petroleum Construction Company ~ Network International ~ New Look Group ~ Noor Islamic Bank ~ NOW Health Limited ~ Orient Exchange ~ Panasonic ~ Panasonic Avionics ~ Patchi ~ Petrofac ~ PhishMe ~ Port of Fujairah ~ The Pragma Group ~ Providian ~ Rak Bank ~ Ras Al Khaimah International Airport ~ Red Entertainment Distribution ~ Redha Al Ansari Exchange ~ Rixos Hotels ~ Royal Jet Group ~ RSA Insurance ~ Sajwani Exchange ~ Schlumberger ~ ScreenCheck ~ SECUREWAY - Network Distributors ~ Sharaf Exchange ~ Sharaf Group ~ Sharjah Islamic Bank ~ Shattaf Group of Companies ~ SHUAA Capital ~ Societe Generale ~ Sport360 ~ Standard Chartered Bank ~ StarLink ~ State Audit Institution ~ The Supreme Council for National Security ~ Swipezoom ~ Tecom ~ Thermo ~ TNCT ~ Trustwave ~ Tufin Technologies ~ UAE Armed Forces ~ UAE Exchange Centre ~ Union Cooperative Society Dubai ~ Union National Bank ~ Union Properties ~ United Arab Bank ~ Universal Exchange Center ~ Universal Technical ~ University of Wollongong ~ VFS Tasheel International ~ Visa ~ Wall Street Exchange Centre ~ WASL Asset Management ~ WaveLogix ~ ZERODAY IT Solutions...and more!...