CSIS Agenda Day 1

Time

Session

9:00 AM 

Registration

9:50 AM 

Welcome Remarks by MS Events

10:00 AM 

Opening VIP Keynote
Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Hafez, Vice President – Cybersecurity Affairs, National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority

10:20 AM 

Opening Keynote | Mastering Digital Resilience for Sustainable Success in the Age of Disruptions
Eng. Abeer Khedr, Group Head Cybersecurity, National Bank of Egypt, Chair of the Cybersecurity Committee, Federation of Egyptian Banks

10:40 AM 

Presentation by Senior Expert in Telecommunciation Industry
Prof. Elsayed Azzouz

11:10 AM 

Ransomware 2.0 – Navigating the Ransomware Extortion Landscape
Ahmed Beshear, Chief Security Officer, AXA Egypt

11:30 AM 

Security Convergance: Empowering a Nation, Securing the Future
Mohamed Morsi, Director of Sales – Egypt & MENA, Gorilla Technology Group

11:50 AM 

Refreshments & Networking 

12:10 PM 

Expert Discussion: Strengthening Cybersecurity with Regulations and Standards


Moderator:

Anthony Samir, Manager Cybersecurity Unite, Ministry of Health & Population

Panellists:

Michael Waheeb, Chief Information Security Officer, Egyptian Banks Company 

Tarek El-Sherif, Chief Information Security Officer, Suez Canal Bank

12:10 PM 

Fire Side Chat: Unleash the Potential of AI & ML for effortless threats detection

Panellists:

Eng. Mohamed Hamed, CTO / CIO, Ceramica Platino 

Kamal Khafagy, Chief Information Technology Officer, GB Corp

12:40 PM 

Panel Discussion: Cybersecurity Innovation in Corporate Venture Capital Model

Moderator:

Hazem Hassanein, Corporate Ventures Director, Significa Venture

Panellists:

Walaa Salah-Eldeen, Cybersecurity & Sr. Innovation Consultant, Telecom Egypt

Mohamed El Hossary, Founder, Pend

Sherif Shalaan, Founder, Pianat.AI

1:10 PM 

How to Safeguard against Zero-Day Exploits and Advanced Persistent Threats?

Ahmed Mekki, Head of Cybersecurity, Information Security, Societe Arabe Internationale de Banque (SAIB)

1:30 PM 

Panel Discussion – Empower Egypt’s Vision 2030: Catalyzing Success through Mastery in Cybersecurity

 

Moderator:
Ahmed Mekki, Head of Cyber Security, Information Security & BCM, Société Arabe Internationale de Banque (SAIB)

Panellists:

Hisham Mohamed, Chief Information Security Officer – Egypt, Emirates NBD
Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Hafez, Vice President – Cybersecurity Affairs, NTRA
Mohamad Amr Madkour, Chief Cyber Security Officer & Deputy Chief Solution Officer, Huawei Egypt
El-Moataz Bellah Osama, Group Cyber Security Architect, Valeo
Sahrah Mohamed, Chief Information Security Officer, Contact Financial Holding

2:10 PM 

CSIS Egypt 2024 Awards 

CSIS Agenda Day 2

Time

Session

9:00 AM 

Registration

9:50 AM 

Welcome Remarks by MS Events

10:00 AM 

Empowering Rather Than Hindering Egypt’s Digital Signature Ecosystem as a Paradigm
Khaled Talaat, Cybersecurity & Crisis Management, ITIDA

10:20 AM 

Future Trends: Harnessing Quantum Cryptography and Blockchain for Unassailable Security
Shady El-Bakry, Head of Network & Cybersecurity, Misr for Central Clearing Depository and Registry (MCDR) 

10:40 AM 

Tech Talk: Optimising Your Cloud Security Strategy – Choosing the Right Path for Success
Mohamed Zohdy, Infrastructure Team Lead

11:10 AM 

The Threats & Benefits of Generative AI to Security Operations & Business
Osama M Hijji, Group Chief Information Security Officer, EFG Holding

11:30 AM 

Shaping for the Next Era in Cybersecurity – Accountability and Modernization 

Moderator:
Dr. Mohamed Kamal, Director of Cybersecurity Department, Ministry of Finance of Egypt

 

Panellists:
Ahmed Zewail, Group IT Director, WADI Group
Amr Adel, Head of Information Security, Allianz

12:10 PM

Refreshments & Networking 

12:30 PM

Panel Discussion: Transforming Workforce Dynamics: Harnessing Skills for a Secure Digital Era

 

Panellists:

Wessam Maher, Chief Information Security and Risk Officer, The American University in Cairo, Egypt

Mohamed Mahmoud Youssef, Head of Information Technology, Arab Otsuka Nutraceuticals

1:10 PM

Networking Lunch and End of Conference