Preparing for GDPR compliance? Learn the know-how to tackle these challenges!

In preparing for GDPR compliance, companies and the Middle East face several key challenges, those include: Demonstrating their capability to manage and safeguard personal data; Growing investment in data protection; Developing methods to report breach incidents within the required 72 hours.

With the GDPR due to come into force and effect, now is the right time for organisations in the Middle East to assess what changes or other steps they may need to start taking in order to ensure compliance.

Since this may not be a straightforward assessment, early steps toward assessing and ensuring compliance are highly advisable.

EC-Council brings to you a closer insight that will cover the most pressing security concerns of companies and governments globally, including GDPR a revolutionary change in the Middle East compliance.  The ”MENA CISO Summit 2018”  is the place to be that will bring a dialogue between industry experts on GDPR and other cyber security issues. The theme of the summit will revolve around, ”Uniting efforts to create a secure cyberspace” which is the regional chapter for our very respected ”Global CISO Forum” hosted in Atlanta every year.

The Middle East is soon gaining the reputation of a global market and as the natural choice for multinational companies to work with. A market like this serves as an excellent platform for a program like this which will cover the burning hot topics on GDPR.

Some of the discussions that you will witness are; Including artificial intelligence in your security solutions, Increased attacks against cloud services, Building threat intelligence and Understanding of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which is going to become a mandate for all the companies within Europe (including UK) and for the companies doing business with them.

This summit will bring to you an exemplary line-up of speakers and organisations including,

  • Abdulla Al Sayari, Chief Information Security Officer, Dubai Health Authority
  • Dr. Sohail Munir, Advisor Emerging Technologies & Digital Transformation, Smart Dubai Government
  • Anson Zeall, Chairman, Access, The Singapore Crypto Currency & Block Chain Industry Association
  • Abdullah Mutawi, Partner, Baker Botts, UAE
  • Adv.Prashant Mali, Cyber Law and Cyber Security Expert, High Court Lawyer, India

Alongside the summit, we will also be hosting TWO EXCLUSIVE four days training programs titled, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH) and Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO); live classroom master classes executed by renowned master trainers.

We recently released the agenda for the MENA CISO SUMMIT 201818th – 19th April, 2018 in Dusit Thani Dubai, For more information on the agenda summit, please visit