Regional Cybersecurity Week 2022
Muscat, 06th-10th Nov 2022 “ Cybersecurity Innovation and Industry Development ”






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Summit Outline 2022

Innovation and Industry Development

The Regional Cybersecurity Week 2022 is organized by ITU-Arab Regional Cybersecurity Centre (ITU-ARCC) in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman from the 06 to 10 of November 2022.This year’s proceedings are hosted by the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology through Oman National CERT (OCERT).
The theme of the Event is “Cybersecurity Innovation and Industry Development”. Cybersecurity comes on the list of priorities in the Sultanate of Oman, the business and government sectors align with the directions of the Oman Vision 2040. Muscat was selected to be the Arab Digital Capital for this year. The Sultanate’s candidacy file came under the slogan “A Digital Future That Creates Opportunities,” which focused on three important areas: “Cyber Security, Digital Innovation, Digital Capabilities”. This will aim to develop digital talent and skills in the Arab World, and enhance cooperation in cybersecurity and encourage investment in the digital economy.

Summit Mission

To enhance capacity and capabilities of the ITU-ARCC partner countries. The summit will also improve the regional collaboration between the Arab countries.

Summit objectives

  • Establish a supportive innovative environment in the Cybersecurity field.
  • Encourage research, technology translation, training and awareness in the area of Cybersecurity.
  • Build a Cybersecurity ecosystem that includes all parties (Public, Private and Academic) to maximize commercial potential of Cybersecurity solutions that the industry needs the most.
  • Create upcoming and promising opportunities for the youth in the field of Cybersecurity.
  • Promote Cybersecurity innovation locally and globally.
  • Contribute to the development of non-oil share of the GDP, as part of the economy diversification and financial sustainability

Key Highlight

  • Cybersecurity risk and Exposure - A Key Factor in Partnership Decisions
  • The Rising Threat Horizon and Creation of Digital Trust
  • Competitive Security Market Dynamics for Product Leaders
  • AI-Powered Cybersecurity
  • The GCC Approach for a Secure and Resilient Digital Economy
  • Growth of Cybersecurity Industry Creates New Jobs
  • Emerging Technologies Responsible for the Cybersecurity Industry’s Production of Innovative Developments
  • A Modernized Framework to Secure the Digital and Interconnected Economy
  • The Role of Cybersecurity and Data Security in the Digital Economy
  • Behavioral Analytics Became an Integral Part of Advanced Cybersecurity Solutions
  • Cybersecurity and Future Technologies
  • Cybersecurity as an Economic Enabler
  • The Emergent Cyber Response to Support Cyber Innovation
  • Enhancing GCC and International Cooperation to respond to Cyber Threats and promote a Global, Stable and Open Cyberspace

Industry Profile

  • Academics
  • Critical Infrastructure
  • Encryption Companies
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals
  • IT Architecture
  • Law Enforcement
  • Operational Risk Organizations
  • System Integrators
  • Antivirus Software
  • Cyber Intelligence
  • Energy and Utilities
  • ICT Companies
  • IT Compliance
  • Manufacturing
  • Operational Technology
  • Telecom Companies
  • Aviation
  • Cybercrime
  • Financial Services
  • Information Security
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Mobile and Cloud Security
  • Retails and Commerce
  • Threat Detection and Management
  • Banking
  • Cybersecurity
  • Government
  • Information Systems Audit
  • IT Operations
  • Network and Data Security
  • Risk Management and Compliance Firms
  • Transport

Attendee Profile

  • C-Level / President / CEO / MD
  • Chief Information Officer / Chief Information Security Officer / Chief Compliance Officer
  • Chief Security Architects and Chief Security officers
  • Cybersecurity Experts and Threat Prevention Leaders
  • Directors & Heads of Regulatory Affairs
  • Engineer
  • Enterprise Security Architects
  • Government Officials
  • Head of IT and Cybersecurity
  • Technical Specialists / Architects
  • Heads of IT Associations
  • Innovation Directors and Digital Transformation Leaders
  • IT Security Directors
  • Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • SVP / VP

Regional Cybersecurity Summit 2019


Steering Committee 2022

Eng. Badar Alsalehi

Director General – Oman National CERT.Head of ITU Regional Cyber Security Center

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Mr. Marco OBISO


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Dr. Noora Fetais

PhD,SMACM, SMIEEE, FIKE Associate professor,Dept of Computer Science...

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Why Attend?

  • Identify limitations in your current cyber security framework.
  • Develop state-of-the-art cybersecurity management systems to mitigate threats.
  • Identify and analyze scope, challenges and benefits of an efficient cyber security infrastructure
  • FIntegrate early warning systems to identify potential threats and optimize effective monitoring and system integrity
  • Learn of advancements in cybersecurity structures, operational policies, data protection and legal regulations.
  • Discover innovative methods to keep your organization safe from cybercrime and data theft.
  • Overcome current and future challenges in the field of cybersecurity through case studies and success stories.
  • Learn how to integrate cyber risk management practices, latest cybersecurity techniques, disaster recovery patterns and methods of securing critical data.

What People Said

Why Sponsor?

  • One on One Interactions
  • Keynote Addresses and Panel Discussions
  • Dedicated Networking Spaces
  • Technology Demos and Presentations
  • Exhibitions and Demonstrations
  • Open Debates and Interactive Dialogues

Technical Committee 2022

Mrs. Aziza Al Rashdi

Director general assistant Oman National CERT

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Ms. Iman Odeh

Director of cybersecurity development, Oman National CERT

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Mr. Ahmed Helmy

Deputy Sector Head, EG-CERT – National Telecom Regulatory Authority NTRA –EGYPT

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Summit 2022 Speakers

Eng. Badar Alsalehi

Director General – Oman National CERT & Head of ITU Arab Regi ...

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Mr. Marco OBISO


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Dr. Sherif HASHEM

Chair of the Board of Directors, FIRST (Forum of Incident Respo ...

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Dr. Noora Fetais

PhD, SMACM, SMIEEE, FIKE Associate professor, Dept of Computer ...

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Jorge Sebastiao

Co-Founder EcoX, CBO Simba Storage ...

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Mr. Adam Cooper

Director, Digital Conflict at Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue ...

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Mr. Tural Mammadov

Chief Information Security Officer, Special Communication and I ...

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Dr. Haji Amirudin

Chief Executive Officer of CyberSecurity Malaysia ...

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Dr. Ahmed Ali Abdel-Hafez

Vice President for Cyber Security Affairs, National Telecommuni ...

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Mr. Taufik Arianto

Directorate of Cyber Security Operation, National Cyber and Cry ...

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Ms. Aysha Ahmed BinHaji

Director, Outreach & Awareness Directorate/ National Cybersecur ...

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Dr. Saeed Mohammad Al-Maqbali

Lawyer and legal advisor ...

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Mr. Ahmed ElRaghy

Senior Advisor, at ITU Arab Regional Office, Egypt ...

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