e-Crime & information security News
Event highlights

Securing ICS/SCADA systems - beyond the hyperbole!
Faheem Siddiqui, Manager - Group Information Security, Petrofac International
Keynote presentation
Hariprasad Chede, Chief Information Security Officer, National Bank of Fujairah
Driving security-aware behaviour: a case study from Vodafone
Luisa Gentile, Security Awareness Transformation Manager, Group Corporate Security, Vodafone 
Why attend

I learned a lot about new security threats, attacks and its remedies. Specially, changing employees behaviour, was a marvellous speech. It’s my pleasure to acquire the comprehensive package of information security and technology risk provided by your event yesterday.

Senior I.T. Manager, Al Falah Exchange Company

Overall, the conference was good opportunity for us to meet with people from other sectors other than banks, and the amazing arrangement by you and your colleagues was noticed by all of us.

Fraud Application Manager, Barclays
Why Sponsor

We were surprised about the number and quality of the attendees at this e-Crime event in Abu Dhabi. We will be atrending future events!
Regional Marketing Manager, EMEA South, RSA

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 Abu Dhabi
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 fifth 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
  • Preventing, detecting and responding to new threats in an evolving technology landscape
  • Evolving and enhancing information risk management frameworks
  • Ensuring an adequate and rapid response in the event of a breach and facilitating investigations
  • Advancing IT security to become high-level risk management and information asset protection  
  • Establishing an efficient and effective compliance strategy
More about the event....
This event welcomes senior decision makers including heads and directors of:  
Real Estate
Transport and Logistics
From industries 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 and panelists included:
Hari Prasad Chede
Chief Information Security Officer
National Bank of Fujairah
Colin Greenlees
Head of Information Security
Gina Eipe
Head of Internal Audit (I.T.) & Advisory Services
Etihad Airways
Ajay Rathi
Head of IT
Meraas Holding
Luisa Gentile
Group Corporate Security, Security Awareness Transformation Manager
Faheem Siddiqui
Manager - Group Information Security
Joakim Sundberg
WW Security Solution Architect
Suzann Nitecka
Senior IT Security Analyst
National Bank of Abu Dhabi
Mohammad Ismail
Regional Manager MEA, Enterprise Security
Dee Chadha
Sales Engineer
Dr Jim Kent
Managing Director
Nuix Europe
Numan Ahmad
Director of Business Development
Contego Solutions
Furqan Ahmed Hashmi PMP, CCIE, CISSP, TOGAF 
IT Architect
Emirates Investment Authority, UAE
Organisations registered to attend in 2013 included:
Abu Dhabi Airports Company ~ Abu Dhabi Aviation ~ Abu Dhabi Commerical Bank ~ Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority ~ Abu Dhabi Health Authority ~ Abu Dhabi Investment Authority ~ Abu Dhabi Investment Company ~ Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank ~ Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company ~ Abu Dhabi Media ~ Abu Dhabi National Energy Company TAQA ~ Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company ~ Abu Dhabi National Oil Company ~ Abu Dhabi Retirement Pensions & Benefits Fund ~ Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange ~ Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre ~ Abu Dhabi Tawteen Council ~ Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council ~ Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange ~ Abu Dhabi Ship Building ~ Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority ~ Accor ~ Adnoc Distribution ~ AHI Carrier ~ Aimia ~ Air Arabia ~ Ajman Bank ~ Al Ansari Exchange ~ Al Batha Group ~ Aldywan Center ~ Al Fahim Group ~ Al Falah Exchange Company ~ Al Fardan Exchange ~ Al Fuad Exchange ~ Al Futtaim Group ~ Al Ghandi Auto ~ Al Ghurair Group ~ Al Hilal Bank ~ Al Hosn Gas ~ Al Jaber Group ~ Al Masraf Bank ~ Al Rostamani Group ~ Al Safwa Financial Services ~ Al Tamimi & Co ~ Al Tayer Group ~ Al Wathba Co for Central Services ~ Al Zarooni Exchange ~ Alfa Exchange ~ Allegro ~ Aman Insurance ~ ANB ~ Arab Bank ~ Arab Link ~ ARCON ~ AW Rostamani ~ Baker Hughes ~ Banque Saudi Fransi ~ Barclays ~ Barloworld  ~ Belhasa International ~ Blue Coat Systems ~ Brightpoint ~ Bukhatir Group ~ Bit9 ~ C3 Card ~ Cambridge Education ~ Carrefour ~ CCC Consolidated Contractors Company ~ Center of Excellence ~ Central Bank of the UAE ~ Check Point Software ~ Commercial Bank International ~ Commercial Bank of Dubai ~ Contego Solutions ~ Credit Agricole ~ Dell Corporation ~ Department Of Finance Abu Dhabi ~ DISC Foundation ~ Drydocks World ~ Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club ~ Dubai eGovernment ~ Dubai Exchange Centre ~ Dubai Financial Services Authority ~ Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange ~ Dubai Islamic Bank ~ Dubai Customs ~ Dubai Municipality ~ Dubai Ports World ~ Dubai World ~ Dunia Finance ~ Emarat ~ Emirates Airlines ~ Emirates Data Clearing House ~ Emirates Group ~ Emirates Investment Authority ~ Emirates Islamic Bank ~ Emirates NBD ~ Emirates Palace ~ Esnaad ~ Etihad Airways ~ Etisalat ~ Evanssion ~ F5 Networks ~ Family Development Foundation ~ First Gulf Bank ~ Fly Dubai ~ Fox-IT ~ Future Card ~ FVC ~ GASCO ~ Gemalto ~ Governement of Dubai - Expertise & Dispute Settlement Department ~ Guidance Software ~ Gulf International Bank ~ Gulf Navigation Holding ~ Habib Exchange ~ Higher Colleges of Technology ~ Hospitality Management Holdings ~ HH The Crown Prince of Dubai Office ~ HSBC ~ Jacky Electronics ~ Joyalukkas Exchange ~ Jumeirah Group ~ Kamal Osman Jamjoom Group ~ Leela Megh Exchange ~ Lukoil ~ Lulu Exchange ~ Mafraq Hospital ~ Manage Engine ~ Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) ~ Mashreq Bank ~ McAfee ~ Meeras Holding ~ Ministry of Interior UAE ~ Mubadala Development ~ Multinet Trust Exchange LLC ~ Musanada ~ Nanjgel Solutions ~ National Bank of Abu Dhabi ~ National Bank of Fujairah ~ National Drilling Company ~ National Exchange Company ~ National Holding ~ National Petroleum Construction Company ~ Network Internatiional ~ Nuix ~ Panasonic Avionics ~ PayU Group ~ Petrofac ~ PhishMe ~ Rak Bank ~ Ras Al-Khaimah Cement Co ~ Red Entertainment Distribution ~ Road Transport Authority ~ Royal Jet Group ~ RSA Insurance ~ Shaheen Exchange ~ Sharaf Exchange LLC ~ Sharaf Group ~ Sharjah Islamic Bank ~ Sheikh Khalifa Medical City ~ Smartworld ~ Société Générale ~ Spectrum Tent Manufacturing ~ Splunk ~ Sport360 ~ Standard Chartered Bank ~ Starwood Hotels & Resorts ~ State Audit Institution ~  Sunshine ~ The Supreme Council for National Security ~ Swipezoom ~ Tawazun Ecomonic Council ~ The Network Center Trading ~ Thermo ~ TNT Express ~ UAE Armed Forces ~ UAE Exchange Centre ~ Union Cooperative Society Dubai ~ Union National Bank ~ Union Properties ~ United Arab Bank ~ United Holdings ~ Universal Exchange Center ~ Universal Technical ~ University of Wollongong ~ VeriSign ~ Visa ~ Vodafone ~ Wall Street Exchange Centre ~ WASL Asset Management ~ Western Union ~ Zakum Development Company and more... more