Osama Salah

Senior IT Security Architect, Abu Dhabi Government Entity
Osama Salah is an MBA educated Information Security and Cyber Risk Management professional, boasting over 25 years of extensive experience in information technology.
He served as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at ADNOC LNG and is currently a Senior Information Security Architect for an esteemed government entity in Abu Dhabi.
Osama is renowned within the UAE cybersecurity community and is celebrated for his exceptional critical thinking and commitment to challenging conventional wisdom. His passion lies in Cyber Risk Quantification, where he advocates for the FAIR methodology to effectively evaluate and mitigate cyber risks.
Osama holds an impressive array of cybersecurity certifications, including the Zero Trust framework accreditation from Forrester and the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). He is currently a CSA Zero Trust Architecture working group member and Vice President of the CSA UAE Chapter. 
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UAE Agenda 2024

Busting the myth of Zero Trust

Moderator: Sona Saha Das | Head - Data Strategy and Governance | IT

Thomas Heuckeroth | Senior VP IT Infrastructure & Cybersecurity, Emirates Group

Prashant Nair | Group Chief Information Security Officer, Airtel Africa

Faisal Khan | Senior Manager IT Security and Compliance,Digital Transformation Evangelist, IT Business Continuity | Dubai World Trade Centre

Osama Salah | Senior Information Technology Security Architect

Nisha Rani | CISO, Emirates Leisure Retail