GISEC brings together a global community of the world’s foremost cyber security experts, thought leaders and senior practitioners to connect and do business with key government contacts and top businesses from across the Middle East.



• Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
• Chief Security Officer (CSO)

SVP, VP, Director, Head, Sr. Manager, Manager of:

• Information Security
• Cyber Crime
• Cyber Security
• Threat management
• Cyber Crime
• Cyber Security
• Threat management
• Critical infrastructure
• IT Compliance
• Risk & Governance
• Information systems audit
• Operational risk
• IT infrastructure
• Operational Technology
• IT Architecture
• IT Operations


• Communications/Electronics
• Defense
• Education
• Energy & Natural Resources
• Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
• Government
• Healthcare
• Legal
• Manufacturing
• Media & Broadcasting
• Telecom
• Transport (Aviation, Road, Railway)
• Utilities


Proved to be a great networking opportunity, where I met with senior security professionals and peers in a friendly, collaborative, information sharing environment.

Steve Williamson, Director
Governance, Risk & Compliance, GlaxoSmithKline


The conference was very well organized in terms of its content.
You have just the right mix of subjects, people and time.

Bassam Almaharmeh
CISO, Jordan’s Ministry of Interior


Must attend conference and exhibition for the one’s involved in IT Security

Tareque Choudhary, Head of Security MEA
BT Global Services

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Government and corporate entities that regularly attend GISEC include:






Acting Director Of Information Security Royal Court Affairs
Chairman – ICT National Assembly of Nigeria
Chief Digital & Data Officer PWC
Chief Executive Officer Dubai SME
Chief Executive Officer Etisalat
Chief Executive Officer Ministry Of Health
Chief Executive Officer Smart Dubai Government Establishment
Chief Executive Officer Al Babtain Group
Chief Executive Officer Al Rostamani Group
Chief Executive Officer Arabsat
Chief Information Security Officer Dubai Municipality
CISO Abu Dhabi Department Of Economic Development
CISO Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
CISO Dolphin Energy
CISO Dubai Courts
CISO Ministry Of Finance (KSA)
CISO National Bank Of Fujairah
CISO The Commercial Bank Qatar
Dept Head Ministry Of Defence Saudi Arabia
Director Dept Of Economic Development, Govt Of Dubai
Director Dubai Electricity & Water Authority
Director Ministry of Energy
Director E – Gov Operations Telecommunications Regulatory Authority
Director General ADSIC
Director General Of Strategic Planning Information Technology Authority (Oman)
Director Of Information Security bu Dhabi Health Services Company – SEHA
Director Of Information Technology Department Dubai Customs
Executive Director Emirates Identity Authority
General Director National Cyber Security Centre (KSA)
General Director Of Smart Services Department Dubai Police GHQ
Group Chief Information Security Officer National Bank Of Kuwait
Group Chief Security Officer National Bank Of Abu Dhabi
Group Director Of Information Security Dubai Holding
Group Director Of Information Security Jumeirah Group
Head – Cyber Security Technology Emirates Airlines
Head Information Security Central Bank UAE
Head Of Cybercrime Unit In Public Security Ministry of Interior
Head Of Group Information Security Emirates NBD
Head Of Information Security Al Naboodah Group Enterprises
Head Of Information Security Expo 2020
Head of Information Technology Ajman Bank
Head Of Information Technology Dubai Air Navigation Services
Head Of Information Technology Infrastructure Central Bank of Bahrain
Head Of Information Technology Infrastructure & Security Abu Dhabi Municipality
Head Of Information Technology, Risk and GRC Commercial Bank Of Dubai
Head of IT Abu Dhabi Aviation
Head of Payments Easyjet
Head Of Security & Systems Ministry of Presidential Affairs
Information Security Director Public Security Department (KSA)
IT Director Dubai Airports
Security Assurance Specialist Al Tayer Group
Senior Director IT Operations Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Senior Information Security Engineer Saudi Arabia National Guard
Senior Vice President Technology Security & Risk Management Du Telecom
SVP & Head – Information Security & Risk Mubadala
Vice President Of Corporate Security Etihad Airways
VP Information Technology Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company (Takreer)