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MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 10/06/2014
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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The event addresses issues on global cybersecurity vulnerabilities and threats against systems applications and personal networks.

lt-general dhahi khalfan tamim opening the gulf information security expo and conference 2014.

the second edition of gulf information security expo and conference (gisec) 2014 opened on monday with the focus on critical issues on cybercrime in the middle east.

lieutenant-general dhahi khalfan tamim deputy chairman of police and general security in dubai inaugurated the three-day security event which is being held at dubai world trade centre.

the event addresses issues on global cybersecurity vulnerabilities and threats against systems applications and personal networks. the conference segment of the event witnessed a large influx of attendees due to recent cyberthreat incidents such as the heartbleed security bug which was announced globally earlier this year.

lieutenant-general tamim visited several stands of participating companies and brands which represent all of the key sectors within the industry from security software developers security software providers cloud solution providers security hardware manufacturers isps mnos police forces banks telecommunications regulators and data warehouse providers. these companies showcased their latest information security products and solutions designed to fight increasing threat to cybersecurity.

“this event is very important for all professionals in the information security sector to learn about the latest hardware software and applications. “in light of recent global cyberattacks gisec is a timely and highly anticipated event that addresses these potentially devastating breaches in cybersecurity. the gisec conference serves as a platform for international and regional industry leaders to address ways to combat existing and future cybersecurity issues as companies make significant investments to protect their networks” said trixie lohmirmand senior vice-president dubai world trade centre.

wael el kabbany managing director middle east and north africa bt global services said: “this is a great platform for us to demonstrate our solutions network with key players and highlight some of our cyber security thought leadership.”

gisec has gathered more than 3000 trade visitors from 51 countries and more than 100 exhibitors from the world’s leading information security companies and brands. gisec also welcomes regional and global experts in cybersecurity exchanging thoughts on the most critical issues confronting cybercrime in the region.

sanjeev walia director spire solutions commented; “being part of gisec …. allows us to not only showcase our products and services to our target audience but also gives us the perfect opportunity to connect with cios ctos csos and senior management from key industries around the world.”

providing critical insights to defend business from cyberattacks free educational presentations workshops product demonstrations informative speeches and case studies were organised during the opening day of gisec. the topics highlighted include; detection and qualification of malicious activities; hardware encryption with benefits of solid state of disk; the critical patch you are missing against security incidents; enhancing productivity through centralised access management; endpoint security solution against apt and using analytics for risk insight.

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