Global CISO Forum ‘Annual CISO Conclave’

September 2024
South Africa

About the Event

The Middle East Annual CISO Conclave hosted by Global CISO Forum, will bring together the top CISOs and Security Heads from Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe to celebrate, engage and socialize with partners and peers in BAKU Azerbaijan.

The 3-day Conclave is designed for industry leaders to network, share innovation and to source the latest products and see what’s next for the industry as we navigate a new era in Security technology. Walking in lines with the Global CISO Forum’s vision of providing a year-round platform for the security community to connect with end users, consultants and technology buyers through multiple digital channels, this annual meet in Baku is taking a strong step towards that.

Top CISOs from GCC
Dedicated Security Tracks
Days of Networking and Collaboration

Annual CISO Awards

The gala night will celebrate the top CISOs in GCC region for their outstanding achievements in the year 2023

Conclave themes

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Zero Trust

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Cyber Resilience & Risk Management

BOTS threats and Mitigation

MSSPs and the future

Thank you very much for organizing this amazing event and cannot wait for the 2022 edition

Senior Information Security Specialist The Government of Dubai Legal Affairs Department

"We need to Invest our energy into something that is going to contribute to our organization’s growth. This prestigious event and recognition are a testimonial to that”

Information & Cyber-Security Professional & GRC Officer, WASL Group

“It is always a pleasure to be associated with The GEC Security Symposium. The team brings fascinating new elements to the show every year. We have always had a very fruitful participation.”

Spire Solutions Designation

“We are delighted to be a part of the GECSS 2021. Security is an ongoing focus for us, and this event and recognition provides added motivation for us to continue in our organisation’s security journey.”

VP, Information Security, GEMS Education

" Integrating business Excellence principles into information security is the best approach to design a world class Information Security program. This event is a wonderful testament of that. Great Going!”

CISO Municipality and Planning Dept, Ajman

“A very well organized event. The attendance was of top quality and it was a great platform to network with some leading CISOs.”


“It is always a delight to associate with GEC Media group and their events. The GECSS symposium was a very well organized events and the CISO networking and roundtable was extremely high quality.”


“In order to have safe digital, and accelerating the future we should be cyber resilience since it’s the readiness to act on any situation and recover on sufficient manner. GECSS is a great platfor, to reflect this thought”

CISO Abu Dhabi Federal Government

“Feeling proud to be part of this incredible association. I am thankful to GEC Media team for organizing such an wonderful events in this pandemic time”

Director IT, Zulekha Hospital

“It brings me immense joy to be associated The GEC Security Symposium which brings world leaders to a common platform that allows collaboration between those working in the IT security industry and those providing futuristic solutions and services in various sectors.”

Acting Chief Information and Security Officer, TAWAZUN

    Meet Leading Security Decision Makers under one Roof

    4 Exclusive Cohorts

    Top CISO Awards

    Endless Networking

    50 match making sessions

    Exclusive Majlis