20th – 21st January 2020

Dubai, UAE

The 4th in a successful series of exclusive Cyber Security for Critical Assets Summits in the MENA region, that brings together the region’s industry leaders to discuss and create best practice industry guidelines. The CS4CA MENA Summit is brought to you by Qatalyst Global

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The Event


20th – 21st January 2020 Dubai, UAE

CS4CA MENA, the 14th in a successful series of global Cyber Security for Critical Assets Summits, is going to Dubai in January 20th-21st 2020, to focus on the Middle East and Northern African Regions. This is a content-driven platform where MENA’s businesses can expect to learn, discuss and asses the practical steps needed to achieve cyber resilience. This summit’s agenda is catered for senior professionals from the Oil & Gas, Utilities, Nuclear, Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Aviation, and Maritime industries, as well as cyber security solutions providers.

Key solutions-oriented topics will be addressed by thought-leaders from the likes of Saudi Aramco, Kaspersky Lab, GE, PwC, and the Government of Saudi Arabia, such as: risk mitigation for safety systems, managing security in a hybrid IT/OT environment, and creating a cohesive regulatory framework for the region’s critical infrastructure.

Your 2-Day conference pass also includes:

  • Interactive on-stage Interviews
  • Panel Discussions
  • Real-life Case Studies
  • Roundtables
  • PDFs of all presentations (post summit)
  • 6+ Hours of Networking
  • CPD Certification & More



    Who Will Be Attending?

    IT & OT Leaders



    Heads of Cyber Security

    Heads of OT Security

    Heads of IT Audit

    Heads of Innovation

    Heads of IT Security Risk Management

    Automation & Process Control Engineers

    SCADA / ICS Security Engineers

    Critical Industries

    Oil & Gas





    Transport & Maritime




    Agenda (2019)

    DAY 01


    21st January 2019
    08:15 Registration
    09:00 Opening Address from the Chair
    09:10 Opening Panel
    How can we Improve Front-line Protection Strategies in Responding to Current and Future Threats Across the Region?
    10:00 Presentation
    Building an Industrial Security Fabric
    10:30 Networking Break & Exhibition Tour
    11:10 Keynote
    Cybersecurity Culture: The Main Challenge for Companies
    11:50 Platform
    A New Era of Cyber Threats: The Shift to Self Learning, Self Defending Networks
    12:00 Focus Group
    Choose from 1 of 2 topics
    12:40 Seated Lunch & Prayer
    13:40 Focus Group
    What Does a Cohesive and Secure Regulatory Framework Look like for the MENA Region and How do We Get there?
    14:20 Focus Group
    High Cost of Innovation for Security Technologies and Budget Constraints. Convincing the Board that Cyber Security Solutions are Worth the Investment/span>
    15:00 Coffee & Networking
    15:30 Presentation
    Chasing the RAT: Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT investigation into one of the most underrated ICS Security Problems
    16:00 Roundtables
    A choice of 4 Real-life situations to discuss & evaluate
    16:50 Evaluation Forms
    17:00 Closing Address from the Chair & Networking Event
    17:05 Coffee & Networking
    18:30 Dinner (By Invitation Only)
    DAY 02
    22nd January 2019
    08:30 Registration
    09:00 Opening Address from the Chair
    09:10 Opening Panel
    What Can We Do To Combat Malicious Software
    Targetting ICS
    10:00 Keynote
    The FAIR Model. Pragmatic Economically driven Risk Management
    10:30 Coffee & Networking
    11:10 Case Study
    Securing Power Line Automation Systems. A Use Case from a Medium Voltage Power Distribution Utility
    11:50 Platform
    The True Purpose of ICS Cyber Security
    Frameworks & is One Better than the Other?
    12:00 Keynote
    The Human Factor & The Shift Towards Cyber
    12:40 Seated Lunch & Prayer
    13:40 Keynote
    Cloud Security – A Forensics Evaluation and
    Digital Crime Detection
    14:20 Focus Group
    Collaborating with Vendors and Involving them in Cyber Culture and Strategy
    15:00 Coffee & Networking
    15:20 Group Discussion
    Keeping Cyber Security at the Core of the Digital
    Transformation Journey
    16:00 Evaluation Forms
    16:10 Closing Remarks
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    Steering Committee (2019)

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    Speakers (2019)

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    Sponsors (2019)

    Presenting Sponsor

    Kaspersky Lab

    Kaspersky Lab is a global cybersecurity company, which has been operating in the market for over 20 years. Kaspersky Lab’s deep threat intelligence and security expertise is constantly transforming into next generation security solutions and services to protect businesses, critical infrastructure, governments and consumers around the globe. The company’s comprehensive security portfolio includes leading endpoint protection and a number of specialized security solutions and services to fight sophisticated and evolving digital threats. Over 400 million users are protected by Kaspersky Lab technologies and we help 270,000 corporate clients protect what matters most to them.

    VISIT: www.kaspersky.com

    Presenting Sponsor


    Fortinet secures the largest enterprise, service provider, and government organizations around the world. Fortinet empowers its customers with intelligent, seamless protection across the expanding attack surface and the power to take on ever-increasing performance requirements of the borderless network - today and into the future. Only the Fortinet Security Fabric architecture can deliver security without compromise to address the most critical security challenges, whether in networked, application, cloud or mobile environments. More than 375,000 customers trust Fortinet to protect their businesses.

    VISIT: www.fortinet.com

    Platform Sponsor


    Darktrace is the world’s leading AI company for cyber security. Created by mathematicians, the Enterprise Immune System uses machine learning and AI algorithms to detect and respond to cyber-threats across diverse digital environments, including cloud and virtualized networks, IoT and industrial control systems. The technology is self-learning and requires no set-up, identifying threats in real time, including zero-days, insiders and stealthy, silent attackers. Darktrace is headquartered in San Francisco and Cambridge, UK and has over 32 offices worldwide.

    VISIT: www.darktrace.com

    Platform Sponsor

    Network Intelligence

    Network Intelligence is a global cybersecurity services provider. Founded in 2001, it has more than 550 team members with offices across the globe. It uses specific strategies, tools and technology solutions to help companies in asset intensive industries protect their business’ critical systems. Our experienced security practitioners work with companies to develop and implement comprehensive cybersecurity strategies and programs that are tailored to the unique requirements of ICS networks.

    VISIT: www.niiconsulting.com

    Focus Group Sponsor


    SecurityMatters, now a part of Forescout, delivers revolutionary industrial cyber resilience solutions that empower organizations with the ability to identify, analyze and respond to industrial threats and flaws, minimizing troubleshooting costs and unexpected downtime. SecurityMatters has a global customer base with partners and customers in all critical infrastructure and manufacturing industries.

    VISIT: www.secmatters.com

    Focus Group Sponsor


    Qualys is a pioneer and leading provider of cloud-based security and compliance solutions with over 10,300 customers in more than 130 countries. Qualys helps organizations streamline and consolidate their security and compliance solutions in a single platform and build security into digital transformation initiatives for greater agility, better business outcomes and substantial cost savings. The Qualys Cloud Platform and its integrated Cloud Apps deliver businesses critical security intelligence continuously, enabling them to automate the full spectrum of auditing, compliance and protection for IT systems and web applications on premises, on endpoints and elastic clouds.

    VISIT: www.qualys.com

    Roundtable Sponsor


    Cofense™, formerly known as PhishMe®, is the leading provider of human-driven phishing defence solutions for organisations concerned with their susceptibility to sophisticated cyber-attacks. Cofense delivers a collaborative, cooperative approach to cybersecurity by enabling organisation-wide response to the most used attack vector—phishing. Cofense serves customers of all sizes across multiple industries including financial services, energy, government, healthcare, technology and manufacturing, as well as other Global 1000 entities that understand how engaging user behaviour will improve security, aid incident response and reduce the risk of compromise.

    VISIT: www.cofense.com

    Roundtable Sponsor


    Bitdefender is a global security technology company that provides cutting edge end-to-end cyber security solutions and advanced threat protection to more than 500 million users in more than 150 countries. Since 2001, Bitdefender has consistently produced award-winning business and consumer security technology and is a provider of choice in both hybrid infrastructure security and endpoint protection. Through R&D, alliances, and partnerships, Bitdefender is trusted to be ahead and deliver robust security you can rely on.

    VISIT: www.bitdefender.com

    Dinner Sponsor

    Nozomi Networks

    Nozomi Networks is revolutionizing Industrial Control System (ICS) cybersecurity with the most comprehensive platform for real-time cybersecurity and operational visibility. Since 2013 the company has innovated the use of machine learning and artificial intelligence to meet the unique challenges of critical infrastructure operations. Deployed in the world’s largest industrial installations, Nozomi Networks delivers network visualization and monitoring, cybersecurity incident and process anomaly detection, asset management and vulnerability assessment.

    VISIT: www.nozominetworks.com

    Networking Sponsor

    TUV Rheinland

    TÜV Rheinland is a global independent specialist in operational technology cybersecurity consulting & solutions and combines its experience in functional safety and cybersecurity with its industrial expertise since 1872.

    VISIT: www.tuv.com

    Networking Sponsor

    SeQure World

    SeQure World is the leading magazine dedicated to industrial cyber security. We’re proud to cover the latest issues in the field, with deep-dive case studies, insightful interviews and top stories as they unfold. Our team of editors, reporters and designers are amongst the best in the business, and have over 50 years’ experience working in the technology industry.
    If you’re interested in joining the team as a guest contributor, or you would like more information on advertising in print or online, please get in touch with sequre@qatalystglobal.com.

    VISIT: sequre.world

    Sponsorship Opportunities

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    Series Partners (2019)

    Knowledge Partner


    EC-Council is the leading IT and e-Business certification awarding body and the creator of the world famous Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator (CHFI) and EC-Council Certified Security Analyst (ECSA)/License Penetration Tester (LPT) programs. EC-Council has trained over 80,000 individuals and certified more than 30,000 security professionals from such fine organizations as the US Army, the FBI, Microsoft, IBM and the United Nations.EC-Council's certifications are recognized worldwide and have received endorsements from various government agencies.

    VISIT: www.eccouncil.org

    Silver Partner


    (ISC)² is an international, nonprofit membership association for information security leaders like you. They are committed to helping our members learn, grow and thrive. More than 138,000 certified members strong, they empower professionals who touch every aspect of information security.

    VISIT: www.isc2.org

    Silver Partner

    Oil Gas Safety Council

    "By bringing together onshore and offshore leaders, we can make our Oil and Gas Community safe". As individuals we saw the challenges faced as well as the opportunity to band together to make a sustainable change in the community. OGSC is a member driven organisation with the aim to provide a platform for Organizations and Individuals in the Oil & Gas industry to have access to news, reviews, reports, regulations, latest happening and career options in the industry free of cost. In order to pursue our goals and visions, we work with and accredit training providers to deliver knowledge and competencies to people in the industry.

    VISIT: www.ogsc.org

    Silver Partner

    Women in Technology International

    WITI is a global network of smart, talented women with a market outreach exceeding 2 million. WITI has powerful programs and partnerships that provide connection, resources and opportunities, for women and companies alike. WITI products and services include: National Conferences, Regional, Industry, & Special events, Webinars, Coaching Circles, Publications, Resources, Corporate & Small Business Programs, Career Services/Search, Research, Social Media and more.

    VISIT: www.witi.com

    Silver Partner

    Oil Review Middle East

    Oil Review Middle East is the region's leading oil and gas magazine. Published eight times a year, it covers the exploration and production, upstream and downstream petroleum industry from the Gulf Corporation Council states and Iran to North Africa and the Caspian.Each issue contains industry news, country reports, sector surveys, technical feature articles, exhibition and conference previews and news of the latest industry developments and product launches.

    VISIT: www.oilreviewmiddleeast.co.uk

    Silver Partner

    Europe & Middle East Outlook

    EME Outlook is a digital and print product aimed at boardroom and hands-on decision-makers across a wide range of industries in the region. With content compiled by our experienced production team ensuring delivery to the highest standards, we look to promote the latest in engaging news, industry trends and success stories from the length and breadth of both Europe and the Middle East. The magazine is owned and published by Outlook Publishing, who also produce global business titles, Asia Outlook and Africa Outlook, providing a superb platform for advertisers and media partners to showcase your services and place you in the hands of the continent’s most influential people.

    VISIT: www.emeoutlookmag.com

    Silver Partner

    Middle East Business Magazine & News

    Middle East Business Magazine & News is part of Ougarit Group for Marketing. It provides quality information about business dynamics and pertinent economic and socio-economic issues, highlights investment prospects, analyses business trends and connects private sector players within the Middle East region, and between this important region and other countries around the globe. The magazine also sheds light on gender issues related to business as well as on creative approaches by policy-makers to resolve business related dilemmas.

    VISIT: www.middleeast-business.com

    Silver Partner

    Security Middle East Magazine

    Security Middle East , print magazine, website, interactive magazine and direct email service provides the most successfully integrated media platform in the Middle East region. This bi-monthly magazine is the leading publication for security & safety across the GCC and Middle East with a circulation of 14,000 and wider readership of over 42,000 installers, integrators, suppliers and buyers. The website is ranked No1 and receives over 28,000 hits per month, providing a one stop shop for news and products for installers and buyers in the region.

    VISIT: www.securitymiddleeastmag.com

    Silver Partner


    Natural Gas Importers Association - GAZID was founded by private sector natural gas importers of Turkey in July 2017, aiming to support liberalization process of natural gas sector in Turkey. Members of GAZID are Akfel, Avrasya Gaz, Batı Hattı, BosphorusGaz, Enerco Enerji, Kibar Enerji natural gas importers by pipeline, and Ege Gaz by LNG. GAZID aims to create and develop all value chains of the natural gas market in a sustainable structure, supports the "Natural Gas Exchange" which will form the basis of the future of Turkish natural gas market in the future, and works for the formation of it on a sustainable foundation.

    VISIT: www.gazid.org.tr

    Silver Partner

    Information Security Forum (ISF)

    Founded in 1989, the Information Security Forum (ISF) is an independent, not-for-profit association of leading organisations from around the world. It is dedicated to investigating, clarifying and resolving key issues in cyber, information security and risk management and developing best practice methodologies, processes and solutions that meet the business needs of its Members. ISF Members benefit from harnessing and sharing in-depth knowledge and practical experience drawn from within their organisations and developed through an extensive research and work program.

    VISIT: www.securityforum.org

    Silver Partner

    Business Chief Middle East

    Business Chief Middle East is an innovative digital publication offering business executives insight into the operations, innovations, financial strategies and other business practices of industry leaders throughout the Middle East. With a physical presence in many of the world's largest economies, Business Review Middle East is abreast of news and developments occurring around the clock. As experts on the Middle Eastern economy, we strive to bring business leaders a breakdown of the most important news updates from one of the largest and most influential economies in the world.

    VISIT: www.middleeast.businesschief.com

    Silver Partner

    Health, Safety & Security Review Middle East

    Health, Safety and Security Review Middle East is the region’s newest Health and Safety magazine. Building on the success of Oil Review Middle East and Technical Review Middle East magazines, and more than 30 years experience of working in this region, the publication was launched in response to the growing focus on Health, Safety, Security and Fire Protection in the Middle East and the need for increased coverage of these industry sectors. Health, Safety and Security Review Middle East is unique in its comprehensive approach and wide-ranging coverage of issues related to ensuring worker safety

    VISIT: www.hssreview.com

    Silver Partner

    Mining Global

    Mining Global is an innovative digital publication aimed at bringing business executives up-to-date with the latest news, information and trends from across the mining industry. Our digital platform includes an interactive website and magazine experience that will bring you inside the world of mining including comprehensive insight and analysis about the sector. We seek to inform, engage and interact with mining executives about key trends, technological advances, modern machinery, operational excellence and prominent leaders throughout the industry.

    VISIT: www.miningglobal.com

    Silver Partner

    Energy Digital

    Energy Digital is an innovative digital platform aimed at bringing business executives up-to-date with cutting-edge insight and trends from across the energy industry. Our team of experts provides compelling coverage of the Energy sector via EnergyDigital.com, while assembling the premium Energy Digital magazine, delivered monthly to an exclusive global community of industry leaders and decision makers.

    VISIT: www.energydigital.com

    Silver Partner

    Infosecurity Magazine

    Infosecurity Magazine has almost ten years of experience providing knowledge and insight into the information security industry. Its multiple award winning editorial content provides compelling features both online and in print that focus on hot topics and trends, in-depth news analysis and opinion columns from industry experts. Click here for the very best strategy, insight and latest news.

    VISIT: www.infosecurity-magazine.com

    Silver Partner


    Worldoils.com is the world's central portal for all information for the Oil, Gas and the Offshore Industry containing news, press releases, research companies, suppliers & services Directory, etc. It also has a jobs portal and a marketplace. Worldoils.com is also a central place for finding land rigs, Offshore rigs, barge rigs and Oilfield camps and equipment.

    VISIT: www.worldoils.com

    Silver Partner

    Infosec Conferences

    Styled as 'The Web's Official Curators of Cybersecurity Conferences', InfoSec Conferences has published the leading directory of cyber security events across the globe since 2013. Join the community at https://www.infosec-conferences.com and get notified of cyber security events happening in your area today.

    VISIT: www.infosec-conferences.com

    Online Partner

    staysafeonline.org (NCSA)

    NCSA's mission is to educate and therefore empower a digital society to use the Internet safely and securely at home, work, and school, protecting the technology individuals use, the networks they connect to, and our shared digital assets. In a climate of persistent threats, securing cyber space is a responsibility we all share. Securing the Internet and our shared global digital assets—cybersecurity—is critical if we are to achieve the potential of an empowered digital society capable of leveraging robust and widely available: content, community and communication.

    VISIT: www.staysafeonline.org

    Online Partner

    Cyber Security for Critical Assets Forum

    Formed off the back of the largely popular CS4CS summit series, this forum brings together professionals who are interested in connecting with people to discuss and share information on the prevention and protection against Cyber attacks within the industries of:Oil and Gas, Utilities, Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Energy, Water and Aerospace.

    VISIT: Cyber Security for Critical Assets Forum

    Online Partner


    CSO serves enterprise security decision-makers and users with the critical information they need to stay ahead of evolving threats and defend against criminal cyberattacks. With incisive content that addresses all security disciplines from risk management to network defense to fraud and data loss prevention, CSO offers unparalleled depth and insight to support key decisions and investments for IT security professionals.

    VISIT: www.csoonline.com

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