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Arab Security Conference 2023

17th - 18th of September 2023

2023 is facing a whole new dimensions of Cybersecurity, Cyber Wars is now destructive as much as civil war. Since the beginning of digital transformation on a high gear, new processes and products were brought up to speed with a change of management as flexible as possible to improve speed to market, filling the gap for the newly and aggressively introduced work environments-as WFH. While extending the security perimeter and responsibilities of information security personnel to fulfill bridging from private cloud to public cloud back and forth including providing digital services to a different spectrum of users, high profile security lapses were ensued as expected. Gartner predicted that 60% of digital businesses would suffer major service failures by 2023 due to the inability of security teams to manage digital risk. This year 2023, Arab Security Conference is focusing on supporting business leaders towards thinking more thoroughly into effective information security attainment to ensure economy of scale and growth in the digital transformation era.

The Mission Of The Conference

  • Keep you up-to-date with security solutions and threats
  • Enrich your security awareness through technical discussions
  • Sharpen your skills through our War Game competition
  • Improve networking by connecting security professionals & organizations

The Vision Of The Conference

  • To create secure societies

The Conference Features

  • Keynote speakers, sessions & technical workshops that dive deep into the new insights & understanding of cutting-edge technological developments reshaping the world of information systems & Cybersecurity.

Conference Technical Domains


Project Managers

Academic & Security Researchers

Cybersecurity Consultants

Business Information Security Officers

Law Enforcements

IT Students

Chief Information Security Officers

Governmental Officials

CEO’s, CTO’s, CIOs

IT Specialists & System Administrators

Cybersecurity Professionals

Cybersecurity Experts

Government Agency Security Specialists

Arab Security Conference enables you to stay on the top of the latest Cybersecurity trends & make new connections with professionals from around the world.

Go beyond surfing for solutions & go deep into Cybersecurity threats.

Take Advantage of more than 30 sessions & workshops that align with the newly released cyber-focused tracks.

Network with global experts & peers at every level throughout the conference.

Experience unique opportunities to gain hands-on skills & invaluable knowledge in the dynamic fields of Cybersecurity and Information Security.

Interact with attendees from around the world.

Arab Security Conference was founded in 2017 to raise awareness about Cybersecurity in the Arab world. Since that time, it has annually brought together leaders from industry, government, academics & security researchers.

Advisory Committee


Conference & Exhibition Tickets


  • Tickets Type
  • Students - $15
  • Professional - $35
  • Corporate & Non-Egyptians - $60

  • Tickets Type
  • Students - $20
  • Professional - $45
  • Corporate & Non-Egyptians - $75

  • Tickets Type
  • Students - $25
  • Professional - $55
  • Corporate & Non-Egyptians - $100

Arab Cybersecurity Awards 2023

Arab Cybersecurity Awards 2023 identify and celebrate the amazing work being done around the Arab world by executives dedicated to improving the information security of their respective companies, governments, and organizations.
This year we have five different awards: Arab CISO of the year award, Arab CISO rising stars award, Arab Cybersecurity Social media influencer award, SOC Manager of the year, and GRC Manager of the year.
We will be honoring executives who have contributed to the Information security industry, shown tremendous professional growth and achievement, and has promoted strong innovative security practices. The nominations, judges, and support come from the Information security industry.
The awards ceremony is a platform to showcase your achievements to the business world. An opportunity to share your expertise and knowledge, and raise your credibility among industry peers.


H.E. Dr. Amr Talaat

Egypt's Minister of Communications and Information Technology

Dr. Bahaa Hasan

Arab Security Conference Founder & Chairman. Founder & Chairman of ISEC, Arab Security Consultants (ASC)

Dr. Ahmed Ali Abdel-Hafez

Vice President for Cyber Security Affairs, National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (NTRA), Egypt

Dr. Sherif Hazem

Sub-Governor Cyber Security at Central Bank of Egypt

SPEAKERS | Managerial Session

Olesya Chrysanthou

Owner/Managing Director at CPV Corporate Services Ltd, Cyprus

Zidan Attia

Associate Manager- Head of Operational Risk at Islamic Development Bank, Saudi Arabia

Wessam Maher

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

Bahaa Othman

SOC Consultant at Group-IB, Egypt

Bahaa Farouk

Head of Engineering at Banque Misr, Egypt

Mohannad Alkalash

CEO Cyber X, Saudi Arabia

Nermen Ibrahim

Head of identity and access management engineering at Banqu du Caire, Egypt

Ahmed Afifi

Cyber security manager at National bank of Egypt, Egypt

Mohamed Noseir

Senior Cyber Security Manager in RSA

Fouad Mulla

Cloud Security Lead Consultant at Devoteam, Czech

Dr. Mohamed Hussien

Service Delivery specialist at McKinsey & Company, Egypt

Sanjiv Sharma

Director at EC-Council, Indian

Mahmoud El Agouz

Sr. Security Presales Consultant at GTS, Egypt

Sherif Magdy

Senior Researcher for the Global Research & Analysis Team (GReAT) at Kaspersky, UAE

Ahmed GadElkarim

Senior Technical Consultant at Spire Solutions DMCC, UAE

Mahmoud Salaheldin

CISO at Nexta Digital Banking, Egypt

Moustafa Osama

Consulting Sales Engineer at Mandiant, Google Cloud, EGYPT

Mohamed Fadel

Security R&D Manager at ZeroSploit, Egypt

Emadeldin helmy Khalil

Cybersecurity chief of Experts at NTRA, Egypt

SPEAKERS | Technical Workshop

Ahmed Hassan

Cyber Security Consultant & Penetration Tester at Condignum, Austria

Eslam Mezar

Senior Associate At Al Ghanem Legal Consultancy, Dubai

Mohamed Naguib ElSayed

Head of Information security Risk at ABE - Agricultural Bank Of Egypt, Egypt

Omar Tarek Zayed

Group SOC Lead at Network International

Muhammad Gamal

Cyber Security Senior Consultant at Elm Information Security, Egypt

Mohammad Khreesha

Senior Cybersecurity Director at Scopesky Communications, Jordan

zhassulan zhussupov

RnD Engineer at, Kazakhstan

Amr Yehia

OT Cybersecurity Manager at SIRAR by STC, Saudi Arabia

Mohamed ElGazar

Cybersecurity Manager at InovaSys, Egypt

Ahmed Sayed

Security R&D Engineer at EG-CERT, Egypt

Islam Mostafa

Senior Digital Forensics Engineer at EG-CERT, Egypt

Emadeldin Helmy Khalil

Cybersecurity Chief of Expert at NTRA, Egypt

Mahmoud Elsaeed

Egyptian RootCA Manager at ITIDA, Egypt

Mohamed Tarek

Cyber Security Engineer ISEC, Egypt

"Be part of a highly specialized event in the Cybersecurity community."

Arab Security Cyber Wargames Championship 2023

Arab Security Cyber Wargames Championship is an interactive cyber security challenge that immerses participants in a simulated cyber-attack scenario, such as gaining or preventing access to a computer system or exploiting and defending a vulnerability in a system or an application, This competition will be held on September 2023.

Core Objectives:

  • Prepare participants to real-life security challenges and demands.
  • Challenge participants to exploit and defend computer systems.
  • Help participants to identify their strengths and weakness inside a safe, forgiving, and collaborative environment.
  • Help recruiters and management to spot growing talents and headhunt existing professionals.
  • Encourage participants to work on their soft skills, such as communication, teamwork, time management, problem-solving, and adaptability.



Strategic Partner






Gala Dinner Sponsor


The Nile Ritz-Carlton, Cairo, Egypt