The GCC Security Symposium

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#ZeroTrust Security | Strive for Assurance: Verify, Never Assume.

QATAR 22th April 2024

Grand Regency Doha Trademark
Collection by Wyndham
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About the


Qatar is positioning itself as a global cybersecurity leader, boasting a robust regulatory framework and policy landscape dedicated to ensuring strong national digital security. In the rapidly advancing realm of technology, businesses encounter both opportunities and challenges. The escalating cyber threats underscore the necessity for the Qatar Security Symposium on zero trust, emphasizing the critical need for cyber protection.

Consider this symposium as a prime occasion for learning and collaboration. Delve into diverse solutions and acquire insights to craft a highly effective security plan for contemporary groups or organizations. Seize the opportunity – this is your moment to stay ahead in the ever-evolving landscape of cybersecurity and safety.

Your active participation is eagerly anticipated – join us for an engaging and insightful experience!

Abdus Salaam

Head - Business Continuity Management, Qatar Islamic Bank

Racha Abdallah

Customer Solutions Architect

Ozel Hurmuzlu

Senior Enterprise Risk Management Analyst, Qatar University

Ashraf Aboukass

Head, Security Operations Center Information & Communication Technology

Saumy Thomas

Manager of Internal Audit, Qatar University

Jamsheed Chithari

Manager-Infrastructure And Security, Qatar Insurance Group

Gautam Sarnaik

Director - Technology Risk,

Arnab Mukherjee

Business Continuity Crisis Manager, Vodafone

Muhammad Qasim

Head of IT, Lals Group Qatar

Syed Muhammad Ali Raza Rizvi

Risk Office, Qatar Stock Exchange

Dr. Davar Dattawala

Customer Delivery Manager (Cyber Security), Ooredoo Qatar

Gurinder Singh

AWS Solution Architect

Mohamed Kabeer Syed Ahamed

IT Security Manager, Power International Holding

Syed Ahmad Rasool

Senior Manager, Vodafone Qatar

John Mankarios

Vice President, QInvest

Imran Chowdhury

Global Head of Data Protection & Governance, Al Jazeera Media Network

BCM and Risk Champions Award

Business Continuity Management (BCM) and Risk Champions Award recognize individuals or teams who have demonstrated exceptional skills and contributions in promoting and implementing BCM and risk management within their organization. The award aims to raise awareness about the importance of risk management and BCM and to acknowledge those who have made a significant impact in their field.

BCM is a proactive approach to ensure that essential business functions continue during and after a disruption. It helps organizations to identify potential risks and develop strategies to mitigate them. Risk management involves identifying, assessing, and prioritizing risks and developing strategies to manage them effectively.

The BCM and Risk Champions Award celebrates individuals or teams who have shown leadership, innovation, and a commitment to promoting BCM and risk management within their organizations, resulting in improved resilience, preparedness, and successful recovery from disruptions.