Regional Cyber Drill, 6th Edition


The ITU Arab Regional Cybersecurity Centre (ARCC) is organizing the Sixth Arab Regional Cyber Drill-Applied Learning for Emergency Response Teams (ALERT) for the Arab Region. The cyber drill is dedicated for National Arab CERT’s, private CIRT’s and critical sectors security operation centers. This year the drill is hosted by theCommunication & Information Technology Regulatory Authority of Kuwait from 23rd to 25th October 2018.

23rd-25th October 2018
Agenda & PIN


Cyber Drill 2018

Eng. Badar Al Salehi

Director General - Oman National CERT & Head of ITU Regional Cybersecurity Center, Oman

H.E. Eng. Salem Muthib Al Ozainah

Chairman and CEO Communication & Information Technology Regularity Authority CITRA, Kuwait

Eng. Ebrahim Alhaddad

Regional Director, Arab Regional Office International Telecommunication Union, Oman

Mr. Ahmed Khalifa

MENA Cybersecurity Manager - Siemens LLC

Mr. Mohammed Zayed

Senior Cloud Security Solutions Lead - Microsoft Kuwait

Mr. Brian Lord

Director - PGI Cyber

Mr. George Ezzat Attalla Abadir

Chief Executive Officer - EliteVAD

Mr. Michel Tannous

Enterprise Sales Engineer, Middle East - Bitdefender

Mr. Luc Dandurand

Head of Cyber Operations - Guardtime

Eng. Rouda Al Almir Ali

Programme Officer - ITU Regional Office for The Arab States, Egypt

Mr. Phillip Stoner

Director, Cyber Solutions - Comtech CyBRScore

Mr. Dan Tara

Vice President Telecom Security - Positive Technologies

Mr. Dmitry Kurbatov

Head of Telecom Security - Positive Technologies

Mr. Ahmed Ashraf

Senior Security Consultant - Kaspersky Lab

Mr. Jonghyun Kim

Chief Forensic Analyst - Douzone Bizon

Mr. Nasser Al Hadhrami

Cybersecurity Analyst, ITU-ARCC

Mr. Francesco Binaschi

Risk Advisor, Cyber Risk Services - Deloitte

Mr. Csaba Virág

Head of Cyber Security Competence Centre - CyberServices

Mr. Marwan Ben Rached

Technical Officer Cybersecurity, ITU

Mr. George Nicolaou

Head of Research and Incident Response, Silensec


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