Cybersecurity Readiness in Fourth Industrial Revolution

Platinum Sponsor

Tenable™, Inc. is the Cyber Exposure company. Over 23,000 organizations of all sizes around the globe rely on Tenable to manage and measure their modern attack surface to accurately understand and reduce cyber risk. As the creator of Nessus®, Tenable built its platform from the ground up to deeply understand assets, networks and vulnerabilities, extending this knowledge and expertise into Tenable.io™ to deliver the world’s first platform to provide live visibility into any asset on any computing platform. Tenable customers include more than 50 percent of the Fortune 500, large government agencies and mid-sized organizations across the private and public sectors.

Website : www.tenable.com

Insight Information Security is an Omani company focused on the supply of data security solutions since 2003. The company is primarily focused on the supply of network, system and data security solutions to the Omani market. Since its establishment, Insight has maintained a constant growth momentum and solid business practices resulting in an impressive profile, satisfied clientele and stable performance. Insight is ISO 9001and ISO 27001 certified – and is committed to the preservation of its status in the market and the continuous persistence towards becoming the data security market leader in Oman. With this vision in mind, Insight nurtures a qualified team of IT professionals with a special focus on preparing young Omanis through training and sound leadership. The changing Omani IT market landscape has encouraged Insight to delve further into specialized data security solutions; giving it a unique ability to attract some of the largest IT security consumers in the country.

Website : www.insight.co.om

Founded and operating in the region since 1990, Gulf Business Machines (GBM) is the number one provider of IT solutions, leveraging industry leading technologies to drive real business results for clients. GBM has nurtured partnerships with IBM, as well as with number one technology players, including Cisco, investing in a talented, skilled workforce to apply innovative solutions that cater to clients’ specific, complex and diverse IT needs. With on-the-ground, readily available expertise, GBM provides round-the-clock support to clients across the region. GBM's 1,200 industry experts work across a broad range of market sectors, including: e-Government, Banking and Finance, Telecommunications, Retail and Oil & Gas. With offices and support within every country that it operates, GBM is now present in the UAE (Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah), Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar, as well as in Pakistan. GBM Pakistan now operates three offices as an IBM Premier Business Partner, in Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore.

Website : www.gbmme.com

EliteVAD is a regional Value Added IT Distributor operating across the MEA region, focus in niche cyber technology space delivering comprehensive solutions & services in Information Security, 360 degree Network Infrastructure Visibility & Cyber Intelligence, Investigation & Digital Forensics, Risk Remediation & Compliance for Physical and Virtual environments for Large enterprises, Telcos, Government and Financial Sectors.

Website : www.elitevad.com

Technology Partner

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Microsoft is delivering technologies to market that are transforming the computing ecosystem, providing great experiences to consumers, and helping businesses worldwide take advantage of mobile, enterprise social, and cloud computing trends to drive growth. Microsoft is committed to delivering technologies that will drive the next wave of innovation—everything from new form factors and natural user interfaces to new scenarios enabled by machine learning—that will shape how people use devices and services at work and in their personal lives.

Microsoft Gulf’s Web site is: www.microsoft.com/gulf

World Wide Web is: www.microsoft.com

Microsoft Gulf Facebook page is: www.facebook.com/MicrosoftGulf

Telecom Partner

Omantel, the leading and main provider of telecommunication services in the Sultanate, has played a great role in connecting the Sultanate parts together and connecting it to the rest of the world. Over the past five decades of the blessed Renaissance, Omantel has been a key player in the development process witnessed by the Sultanate. Omantel today provides a wide array of integrated telecommunication services that meet the needs of individuals, government organization and private companies. It also caters to the needs of the local and international telecom companies through its wholesale business unit.
In-line with its strategy to ensure customer satisfaction and provide enhanced customer experience, Omantel offers the broadest choice, widest coverage and state-of-the-art mobile and fixed broadband services. The company is also investing heavily in expanding its network to meet the needs of the customers and ensure providing them the best customer experience. Omantel, which has a very strong brand presence in Oman, has been voted by international independent firms, as the most valuable brand in the Sultanate as well as the best brand in Oman in general and in among the telecom sector in particular. Omantel is the second largest listed company in Muscat Securities Market in terms of market value.

Website : www.omantel.om

Gold Sponsors

(ISC)² is an international nonprofit membership association focused on inspiring a safe and secure cyber world. Best known for the acclaimed Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification, (ISC)² offers a portfolio of credentials that are part of a holistic, programmatic approach to security. Our membership, over 125,000 strong, is made up of certified cyber, information, software and infrastructure security professionals who are making a difference and helping to advance the industry. Our vision is supported by our commitment to educate and reach the general public through our charitable foundation – The Center for Cyber Safety and EducationTM.

Website : www.isc2.org

EY is the oldest and most prominent professional services firm operating in the Sultanate for over 40 years. We offer highly specialized services in the area of Assurance , Advisory , Tax and Transections We are the largest professional services firm in Oman, employing almost 170 enthusiastic people from countries through the world. EY is the most globally integrated professional service organization with a truly borderless approach. As a local office, we have unrestricted access to our global resources, bringing together people and ideas from across the world. We work with Oman headquarters multinational corporations, government entities, publicly listed companies, large family business as well as small and medium enterprise. We know your business, the market condition and the industry you operate in.

Website : www.ey.com

CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Dedicated to stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against cyber threats before attacks can escalate and do irreparable damage. The company is trusted by the world’s leading companies – including more than 50 percent of the Fortune 100 – to protect their highest value information assets, infrastructure and applications. To learn more about CyberArk, visit www.cyberark.com, read the CyberArk blog, or follow on Twitter via @CyberArk, LinkedIn or Facebook. CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise. Dedicated to stopping attacks before they stop business, CyberArk proactively secures against cyber threats before attacks can escalate and do irreparable damage. CyberArk is the only security company focused on eliminating the most advanced cyber threats; those that use insider privileges to attack the heart of the enterprise.

Website : www.cyberark.com

Silver Sponsor

Douzone is the leading total IT service provider representing Korea, with more than 380,000 clients in the IT industry including eTax, ERP and cloud services. Among them, more than 17,000 clients are enjoying unique, cutting-edge solutions in information security area, especially with digital forensics, e-government and cloud services. As a commercial member of OIC-CERT, Douzone is committed to cooperate with international communities, where establishing and operating the national digital forensics laboratory in Oman has laid the foundation for this goal.

Website : wwww.dforensic.com

Training Partner

Silensec is an Information Security Management Consulting and Training company specialized in the development and delivery of advanced services across all areas of information security from the protection of infrastructure up to the classification and protection of data. For over a decade Silensec has delivered outstanding information security services to clients worldwide, resulting in increased revenue and improved image for all its clients.

Website : www.silensec.com

Recruitment Partner

Tangent International is leading provider of recruitment and staffing solutions in the field of Cyber Security, Secure Communications and ICT. We have grown our infrastructure and capabilities to provide an increasing range of geographies with a broad spectrum of services within our field. These services fall under our two main products: Talent Flow, and Talent Bond. With offices in all four continents, we have the experience, systems, and teams in place to find and relocate talent from anywhere in the world. It is our tight focus on understanding the cyber security world, our focus on specialist talent and global capabilities that have enable us to support multi-national firms as well as new disruptor brands in technology and communications.

Website : www.tanint.com


First Information Security (FIS) is a company offering a comprehensive range of security services and products that comply with the latest international industry standard requirements. The company provides solutions in the areas of authentication and identity management, secure content, professional security services, information security training and computer forensics. FIS was established in (2008) with a 100 per cent focus on information security. The company’s strength lies upon its strategic partnerships with world class vendors in the information security segment; highly skilled staff, which includes the inventor of internet security (SSL). The company’s mission is to provide comprehensive security solutions that can ably protect the in- formation of its customers across the MENA region like UAE, KSA, Oman, Qatar and Egypt.

Website :www.firstinfosec.com

Oman Data Park is a joint venture between Omantel, the leading telecom services provider in Oman and 4Trust LLC, the leading Data Centre company in Oman. This brings an unparalleled blend of experience, stature, and goodwill to provide IT services with the highest standards of reliability and responsiveness. As the first managed service Provider in Oman, Oman Data Park’s vision is to transform the market to provide a future where IT services are available on demand. Managed hosting, Cloud services, Hosted Applications, Managed services and Managed security are all available with guaranteed uptime and unparalleled customer support. The key to delivering these services are Oman Data Park’s state of the art data center which combine redundant systems with an integrated facility management infrastructure. The management team of ODP has the extensive capabilities to manage, enhance and support the IT and business processes of organizations both large and small.

Website : www.omandatapark.com

Bulwark Technologies LLC is the leading provider for IT Security and Information Communications & Technology (ICT) products in the Middle East region. Headquartered in Dubai, Bulwark serves the entire region with innovations from more than 20 technology vendors and works with more than 350 partners, with the aim of bringing the best in technology to the Middle East. Customers from various sectors including Banking, Finance, Government, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Medical, Education, Petroleum and more rely on solutions distributed by Bulwark for securing and managing their IT infrastructure. Bulwark has won numerous industry awards for leadership in IT sales and support, and has been rated as the best VAD in the region.

Website :www.bulwark.biz

ARCON is a leading Information Risk Management Solutions provider, specializing in Privileged Access Management and continuous Risk Assessment solutions. The Mumbai-based company has been in the Identity and Access control space for more than 10 years. ARCON Privileged Access Management (PAM) is a leading global product and robust solution that mitigates risks arising out of Privileged Identity and Access Management and helps to meet compliance requirements. Our product provides seamless access and scalable architecture with real-time monitoring and analytics to predict, protect and prevent cyber threats. More than 250+ global enterprises spanning wide-ranging industries such as Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), Government Organizations, Media, Health Care, and Fintech have deployed ARCON PAM as of today.

While the company continues to dominate the home market and controls a considerable market share in the Middle East, it has gained a solid traction in Africa and APAC region in the recent past thanks to its growing list of global partners and strong industry reputation it enjoys in the cyber security domain.

Website :www.arconnet.com