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Virtual Event

Protecting Critical Infrastructure in the Age of Cyber Threats

حماية البنى التحتية الحساسة في عصر التهديدات السيبرانية

Virtual Event

November 29, 2020 @ 5:00 PM 7:00 PM

In the age of increased cyber attacks and cyber threats, it is the priority of governments and operators to protect a region’s vital infrastructures such as agriculture, electricity, and transportation. This webinar will outline the importance of critical infrastructure protection, current approaches for protecting both critical infrastructure and critical data from cyber-attacks, and future direction in cyber threat intelligence.  There will be a panel discussion on capacity building and collaboration opportunities with Iraq to develop the next generation of cyber security experts and practitioners. The event will be held in the Arabic language, with the slides in English.

في عصر تزايد الهجمات الإلكترونية والتهديدات السيبرانية ، من أولويات الحكومات ومشغلي الخدمات حماية البنى التحتية الحساسة مثل الزراعة والكهرباء والنقل. ستوضح هذه الندوة أهمية حماية البنى التحتية الحساسة ، والأساليب الحالية لحماية كل من البنى التحتية الحساسة والبيانات الهامة من الهجمات الإلكترونية ، والتوجيه المستقبلي في استخبارات التهديدات السيبرانية. ستركز حلقة النقاش على فرص التعاون وبناء القدرات مع العراق لتطوير الجيل القادم من الخبراء والممارسين في مجال الأمن السيبراني. سيقام الحدث باللغة العربية ، مع عرض الشرائح باللغة الإنجليزية

17:00 | Welcome and Introduction, Al-Kindi Society of Engineers
17:10 | Critical Infrastructure Protection, Dr Asaad Moosa
17:30 | Data Security in the Age of Ransomware, Dr Jafar Albadran
17:50 | Future of Cyber Threat Intelligence and Blockchain, Dr Haider Al-Khateeb
18:10 | Panel Discussion : Cybersecurity Capacity Building and Collaboration with Iraq
18:30 | Open Discussion with Audience Q&A
19:00 | End of Webinar

All time are in GMT / London time.

Invited Speakers

Dr Asaad Moosa
PhD MSc BSc

Asaad is a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) with extensive experience in public sector (including UK Gov FCO & DFID), private sector and critical national infrastructure. He is Global Advisory Board Member for EC-Council Incident Handler (ECIH).
Dr Jafar Albadran
BSc MBA PhD FBCS CITP

Jafar is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for IT with over 20 years of experience in the IT Sector, of which over 10 years as a Data Protection consultant to wide variety of clients in the financial, educational, media, retail, and governmental institutions.
Dr-Haider-Al-Khateeb
PhD BSc(Hons) PgCAP SFHEA CEH

Haider is a Reader in Cybersecurity at the Wolverhampton Cyber Research Institute (WCRI), University of Wolverhampton. He is a project lead for R&D and Knowledge Transfer activities with over 12 years of experience in the UK’s HE sector. Haider has also worked on the NCSC’s CyberFirst initiative, a pivotal part of the UK government’s National Cyber Security Programme to develop the UK’s next generation of cyber professionals.