Dr. Aboul Ella Hassanien

Chair at Scientific Research Group in Egypt (SRGE)

Dr. Bahaa Hasan

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

Dr. Emadeldin Helmy Khalil

Cyber Security Resilience Exec Director, NTRA

Eng. Ahmed Bahaa

VP at ISEC, Arab Security Consultants

Dr. Marianne A. Azer

Member of the Egyptian Parliament Vice President ISACA, Cairo

Dr. Sherif Hazem

Sub-Governor Cyber Security at Central Bank of Egypt
  • Doctor Engineer Marianne Amir Azer is a member of the Egyptian Parliament
  • Member of the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace (IPTP)
  • Chair of Women and Youth Committee in the International Parliament for Tolerance and Peace.
  • Member in the Parliamentary Assembly Union for the Mediterranean (PA-UFM).
  • President of Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) board in Egypt.
  • Member of the Global Advisory Board for Facebook Community Leadership Program
  • Associate Professor, Nile University (NU). 
  • Associate Professor, and the director of the information center at the National Telecommunication Institute.
  • Before joining the parliament, she was the Advisor of the Minister of Communication and Information Technology for Strategic Initiatives.
  • Was honored in 2018 by the Ministry of Culture among the top 10 public figures at the national level.
  • Ranked among the Top 50 influential women in Egypt for the year 2017.
  • Ranked among the Top 10 Public Speakers in Egypt in the year 2010.
  • She holds a Ph.D. in Electronics and Communications Engineering.
  • More than 70 publications worldwide
  • She holds many certificates from the USA in Human Development.
  • Received a lot of awards and recognitions both on the international and national levels.       
  • Member of International and National organizations
    in Diverse fields such as Politics, Women, Science, Technology, Culture, angel investment, and governance.
  • Dr. Sherif Hazem has been selected to work as Assistant Sub-Governor of the Banking Computing Security Incident Response Center, EG-FinCIRT. With establishing EGFinCIRT, Dr. Hazem pursues to enhance the implementation of the cybersecurity strategy included in Egypt national digital economy vision. His mission is to assist banks to foster Financial robust environment through reducing and preventing major cyber accidents, and ensure that cybersecurity proactive measures are in place along with incidents and forensic evidence handling.
  • 12+ years of experience as a manager to the Egyptian Root Certificate Authority (RootCA), which is a large-scale national mission-critical government project. He is also a member of the Egyptian Cyber Security Supreme Council and participated in establishing and operating the Egyptian Computer Emergency Response Team (EG-CERT) at the National Telecom Regulatory Authority.
  • Dr. Sherif Hazem was also selected to participate in the electronic payment system committees to contribute to the development of technical regulations and standards related to the security of various electronic payment systems and services. This will enhance the confidence of users, protecting their rights and controlling the Egyptian payment market in order to create a competitive environment. In addition to this, He is a committee member of the Egyptian Smart National ID Cards and a committee member of the National Cyber Crimes and Information Security Committee to draft Egypt’s cyber
    security, data protection, and privacy law.
  • Dr. Sherif Hazem has been selected for this position because of his distinguished professional and 20+ years of academic experience teaching Information Security, Network Security, Cryptography, PKI, Applied Telecommunications, Communication Systems, Communication Networks to both undergraduate and postgraduate students, at leading national and international institutes (e.g. Arab academy for science and technology and StaffordshireUniversity, U.K).
  • Dr.Hazem had a key national contribution in drafting a highly specialized training with candidate’s eligibility criteria listed within an initiative entitled “Mastering Cyber Security in Egypt Financial sector”, consistently with cybersecurity strategies and policies in place to foster robust financial infrastructure, aiming at graduating the number of 100 professional experts over two years received hands-on training with capabilities of applying state-of-the-art cybersecurity technologies.
  • Dr. Sherif Hazem received his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering in 2004 from Staffordshire University in the United Kingdom. Dr. Sherif was nominated for the title of Best Researcher in the Western United Kingdom for 2002 and 2003 respectively for his own research in Information security, multimedia protection technology and different encryption methods.
  • Ahmed Bahaa is a VP at ISEC, Arab Security Consultants, cybersecurity firms. With an MBA Degree (Marketing Major) & Bsc Communication Engineering.
  • Ahmed has an extensive background in Cyber Security Services, Products, training & development with 13 years’ experience.
  • Ahmed is the Co-Founder of Arab Security Conference, an annual cybersecurity conference held in Cairo, Egypt. It strives to raise cybersecurity awareness in the Arab world and also he is the Co-founder Arab Security Cyber Wargames, an interactive cybersecurity 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.
  • Ahmed was former VP of Information Security Group & Software Division at Chamber of Information Technology (CIT).

Bahaa Eldin M. Hasan received a B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Zagazig University in 1978, and 1987, respectively. He received a Ph.D. degree from Ain Shams University under the supervision of the Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1994. He also got the Order of Merit- Second-grade award from the President of Egypt. In 2006, Dr. Bahaa started his own private business called Arab Security Consultants (ASC), in addition to founding ISEC in 2016. From 2017, Dr. Bahaa founded and implemented the Annual Arab Security Conference aimed at spreading cybersecurity awareness in the Arab World and Worldwide. Dr. Bahaa is an expert specializing in such areas as Data security, network security, computer security, Ethical hacking and countermeasures, and Smart cards, smart token, and Secure Micro SD applications for securing the data and information. Today, Bahaa is still involved in the training of security staff for several Arab world organizations. Dr. Bahaa Hassan won the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC) Egypt Innovative ICT Award 2014. He is the exclusive distributor for EC- Council in Egypt and is now implementing a diploma specializing in information security (Information Security Diploma) and Master of cybersecurity at the Arab Academy for Science and Technology and Maritime Transport in collaboration with EC- Council.