10 – 11 May 2017
The 9th Kuwait Info Security
Conference & Exhibition
Radisson Blu Hotel, Kuwait
[ Official Sponsor ]
Mr. Qusai Al-Shatti
Acting Director General
Central Agency for Information Technology
We are pleased to announce the 9th edition of the Kuwait Info Security Conference & Exhibition, the premier event for info security, risk and IT professionals, will be held on 10 – 11 May 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel.
This annual conference has evolved into one of the largest and most highly regarded security event in the GCC region. The event takes a comprehensive look at the entire spectrum of IT security, business continuity management and risk. Featuring executive panel discussion sessions, insightful case studies and renowned speakers, the event is the best place to gather information to build your IT roadmap, and identify ways to make your business more agile and efficient.
The Kuwait Info Security Conference & Exhibition fosters opportunities for IT professionals to network, build relationships, and explore new ideas. It brings together IT professionals, developers, decisions and policy makers, governmental officials, experts, consultants, industry leaders, bankers, law enforcement officials, academics, networks security managers, database administrators, IT marketing executives, surveyors, etc. to share their protection experience in IT security and exchange ideas on most emerging technology trends, applications and practices.
The exhibition will host local and international companies showing their latest products and services in various fields such as internet security, secure operating systems, security management, virus detection software, access control, authentication, biometrics, intrusion detection system, communication security, data encryption, disaster planning, wireless security & other products.
The Kuwait Info Security Conference & Exhibition aims to keep you at the forefront of the latest security developments. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn fresh approaches and develop innovative strategies and tactics to defeat today’s biggest information security threats.
[ Themes ]
With special emphasis placed on case studies and innovative and trusted security solutions, the event will focus on key security topics such as
IT systems & network security
Cloud Computing Security
Cyber Threat Intelligence
Social network threats
Information security policies & strategies
Privacy and Trust
IT business continuity, disaster recovery plans
Security Education – Awareness, Training and Certification
[ Who Should Attend ]
Information Security Officers
Information Security Analysts and Engineers
Chief Information Officers
Other IT officers, managers, and staff with an interest in security or privacy
[ Our Speakers ]
Information security and e-crime consultant Kuwait
Professor of the Faculty of Computer Science and Engineering Kuwait University
Chief Security, Stability & Resiliency Office, ICANN
Secure Modern Workplace Solutions Advisor| Microsoft Kuwait
[ Workshop ]
IT Disaster Recovery Planning Workshop
08 – 09 May 2017
How ready is your Disaster Recovery Plan?
Many companies don’t have a plan and of those that do, 41% have never tested it
In today’s competitive world, an interruption in critical IT services is almost certain to cause a short or long-term impact in customer loyalty, reputation, market share, revenue and profitability. Loss of IT and critical data is possibly the worst nightmare for any organization, which can be prevented by having a comprehensive and tested IT Disaster Recovery (IT DR) plan.
This is a comprehensive workshop on how to assess, develop, test, and maintain an information technology (IT) Disaster Recovery Plan for recovering IT systems and infrastructure in the event of a disaster or business disruption. The training provides a step-by-step methodology to ensure a reliable and effective IT disaster recovery and continuity plan, consistent with the industry’s standards and best practices.
What is covered:
- IT DR Program Management
- Understanding the Organization
- Determining IT Disaster Recovery Strategy
- Developing and Implementing an IT DR Response
- Exercising, Maintaining & Reviewing IT DR Arrangements
[ Call for Speakers ]
Authors are invited to submit an abstract of the proposed paper in English. It should state clearly the objectives, subject matter and conclusions to be presented in the full paper. Selection of papers will take account of originality, relevance, and likely interest to delegates.
Papers should be of technical nature and we recommend that authors take an exhibition stand should they wish to support their presentations with commercial material.
Send abstracts via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstracts should be submitted in a Word Document file or PDF, maximum one A4-page in length.
The abstract should contain a full title, the names and addresses of the authors, and contact person details.
Please include full name, address, email address and phone number for the contact person and lead author.
The official conference language is English. Papers, visual materials, and other documents will be presented in the English language.
Call for Workshop Proposals
Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit proposals for workshops on topics relating to the general themes of the conference.
Title of the workshop
The instructor info (short biography and photo)
A description of the topic of the workshop (not exceeding 200 words)
The workshop topics and outline