Abubakar Arshad

Director of Cyber Security , BNET- Bahrain Network

Cyber Security Strategist with 14 years of international experience in Cyber Security strategy development, data privacy, and CERT design and implementation.

As an Advisor to the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority in Bahrain, Abubakar has led the Cyber Security policy and strategy for the Telecom Sector. Abubakar has played a leading role in drafting the Telecom Data Privacy regulations and Telecom Cyber Security Regulation in Bahrain. In his current role, Abubakar is the Director of Cyber Security in a leading Telecom Operator in Bahrain. He is also an international speaker on Cyber Security, digital transformation and Data privacy. Abubakar is a part of board in ISACA Bahrain Chapter. He was also awarded IT person of the year while representing Bahrain in the Future IT summit 2018 held in Dubai.