The OIC-CERT 13th Annual Conference & 9th Arab Regional Cybersecurity Summit

Event Overview

The Organization of the Islamic Cooperation – Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT) & the ITU Arab Regional Cyber Security Center (ITU-ARCC) will be having the 13th Annual Conference and the 9th Arab Regional Cybersecurity Summit 2021 hosted by the National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Key Discussion Themes

Application Modernization

Emerging Technologies

Industrial Control Systems

Cybersecurity Talent

Speakers

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Abdulrahman AlMousa

Leader

NCA and Saudi CERT

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Dr. Haitham Hilal Al Hajri

Executive Cyber Security Specialist

Oman National CERT

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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Husin Jazri

Senior VP and Director of Cybersecurity

Serba Dinamik Group Berhad

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Rasha
Al Abdali

In-Charge Director of Compliance

MTCIT, Sultanate of Oman

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Jacomo
Piccolini

Outreach
Team

Team Cymru

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Aloysius Cheang

Chief Security Officer

Huawei UAE

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Ahmed Mohawish

Senior Cybersecurity Regulatory Expert

NCA

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Kalinin Alexander

Head of
CERT-GIB

CERT-GIB /
Group-IB

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Rohana Palliyaguru

Chief Operating Officer

Sri Lanka CERT|CC

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Naser
Aldossary

Principal Incident Responder

Dragos

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Dr. Muhammad Salman

Board Member

Indonesia GovCSIRT and NCCA

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Ts. Dr. Zahri Yunos

Chief Operating Officer

CyberSecurity Malaysia

Abdalla Alzarooni

Eng. Abdalla Alzarooni

Official Speaker in Cybersecurity Awareness

AeCERT

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Dr. Fatimah Alakeel

Cybersecurity Advisor

NCA and Saudi CERT

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Wafa
Dahmani

Director

TunCERT

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Dr. Adil
Rajput

Information Technology Lead

OIC General Secretariat

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General Tan
Sri Azumi

Chairman, Board of Directors

Cybersecurity Malaysia

Agenda

Note: All timings are UTC+3 (Riyadh)

Day 1
2021-11-23
Day 2
2021-11-24
10:00 - 10:05
Welcoming Remarks
10:05 - 10:15
Opening Remarks
10:15 - 11:15
Session 1 : Management (Application modernization – Can Cybersecurity Keep Pace?)

In accommodating efforts and strategies to modernize the IT applications, organizations rushed to upgrade their assets to attain greater agility and scalability. This session will discuss on the key factors of proper security measures that might be overlooked by organizations.

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Abdulrahman AlMousa
Saudi CERT Leader at NCA
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Dr. Haitham Hilal Al Hajri
Executive Cyber Security Specialist at Oman National CERT
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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Husin Jazri
Senior Vice President at Serba Dinamik Group Berhad and Director of Serba Dinamik Cybersecurity Sdn Bhd.
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Dr. Adil Rajput
Information Technology Lead, OIC General Secretariat
11:15 - 11:20
Break
11:20 - 12:20
Session 2 : Technical (Emerging technologies – Compliance, and Security Risks)

As enterprises scale up their use of emerging technologies, they are exposed to new threats. Moreover, the adoption of IoT, Cloud, AI, and Blockchain, to name a few, will be greatly affecting the daily organizational operations. This session will discuss the measures for a safe and resilient operations within these disruptive technologies.

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Rasha Al Abdali
In-Charge Director of Compliance Ministry of Transport, Telecommunications, and Information Technology at Sultanate Of Oman
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Jacomo Piccolini
Outreach Team at Team Cymru
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Aloysius Cheang
Chief Security Officer at Huawei UAE
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Wafa Dahmani
Senior Engineer, IT Emergency and Support Director at National Agency of Computer Security .
12:20
End of Day 1
10:00 - 10:05
Opening Remarks
10:05 - 10:15
Welcoming Address
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General Tan Sri Azumi
Chairman, Board of Directors, Cybersecurity Malaysia
10:15 - 11:15
Session 3 : Technical (CERTs in the area of Industrial Control Systems)

The Industrial Control Systems (ICS) are indispensable for a number of industrial processes. Nowadays, ICS are connected to the Internet which enables streamlining and automation of industrial processes but carries with it the risk of exposure to cyber-attacks. This session will discuss best practices for ICS and enhancing cybersecurity.

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Ahmed Mohawish
Senior Cybersecurity Regulatory Expert at NCA
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Alexander Kalinin
Head of CERT-GIB, Group-IB
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Rohana Palliyaguru
Chief Operating Officer, Sri Lanka CERT|CC
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Naser Aldossary
Principal Incident Responder at Dragos
11:15 - 11:25
Break
11:25 - 12:25
Session 4 : Management (Cybersecurity Talent – The Shortfall)

Hiring talented individuals is critical to an organization’s success. In fact, cybersecurity professionals are in short supply. At a time when there is a strong demand for such professionals more than ever, organizations face difficulty to recruit and maintain talents. Dire consequences of this shortage to organizations and CERT’s will be discussed and recommendations will be highlight in this session.

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Dr. Muhammad Salman
Board Member of Indonesia GovCSIRT National Cyber and Crypto Agency (NCCA), Indonesia, and Lecturer and Researcher in Information Network Security Faculty of Engineering at Universitas Indonesia
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Ts. Dr. Zahri Yunos
Chief Operating Officer at CyberSecurity Malaysia
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Eng. Abdalla Alzarooni
Official Speaker in Cybersecurity Awareness, AeCERT
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Dr. Fatimah Alakeel
Cybersecurity Advisor at NCA and Saudi CERT
12:25
End of Day 2
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Event Organizers & Hosts

OIC-CERT

Organizer

The main objective of this collaboration is to assist member countries to build cyber security capabilities and strengthen existing capacity through knowledge sharing and experiences. The international collaboration platform in Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) will also result in economic value creation by being a platform to foster greater trust, long-term friendship and business cooperation among countries. Other than optimising the dissemination of cyber alerts, it would also provide a platform to exchange ideas and expertise and to promote joint development on measures to deal with large-scale cyber security incidents.

The objectives of OIC-CERT are:

    • Strengthening the relationships amongst CERTs in the OIC member countries;
    • Encouraging experience and information sharing in ICT security;
    • Preventing and reducing cyber-crimes;
    • Cultivating and fostering education and outreach ICT security programs;
    • Promoting collaborative technology research, development and innovation in ICT security fields;
    • Promoting good practices and / or recommendation to help address legal and regulatory issues;and
    • Assisting member countries in establishing National CERTs.

To date, 21 OIC countries is a member of the OIC-CERT. In addition, other membership categories which are not limited to the OIC community are professional members and the commercial members.

The ITU Arab Regional Cyber Security Center (ITU-ARCC)

Organizer

In December 2012, the ITU Arab Regional Cyber Security Center (ITU-ARCC) is established by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the Sultanate of Oman, represented by the Information Technology Authority with a vision of creating a safer and cooperative cybersecurity environment in the Arab Region and strengthening the role of ITU in building confidence and security in the use of information and communication technologies in the region.

The National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA)

Host

The National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA) was established in 2017 by a Royal Decree. The NCA is the government entity in charge of cybersecurity in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and it serves as the national authority on its affairs. It has both regulatory and operational functions related to cybersecurity, and it works closely with public and private entities to improve the cybersecurity posture of the country in order to safeguard its vital interests, national security, critical infrastructures, high-priority sectors, government services and activities.

Contact

Event Secretariat:

The OIC-CERT Permanent Secretariat
CyberSecurity Malaysia (Malaysia),
An Agency Under Ministry of Communications and Multimedia Malaysia

Email: secretariat@oic-cert.org