Arab Cybersecurity Social Media Influencer

Influencers are the people who Inspire many people through their social media accounts and have the potential to exert influence. At Cybersecurity Awards, we recognize influencers who have raised cybersecurity awareness and inspired their followers on social media through inspirational posts.

Winners and Jury members will be honored at the awards ceremony that will be held on the last day of Arab Security Conference (23rd of September 2024).

Registration Will Open Soon !

Important dates

  • You can join or make a nomination on the 19th of May 2024.

  • A live poll will be posted on social media with the names of the nominees on the 30th of July 2024 for people to vote.

  • The Social media influencer closes registration on the 28th of July 2024.

  • The poll will end on the 20th of August 2024.

  • Winners will be announced on the 22nd of August 2024.

  • The awards ceremony will be held on the last day of the conference 23rd of September 2024.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Nominee who must have a valid social media account that shares content on cybersecurity.

  • Nominee’s social media account should be managed by him/her and not a social media team.

  • Only individual accounts will be considered.

  • The Nominee should have at least 5,000 members/followers in their online community across all social media platforms.


  • No conflict of interest will be tolerated and no bribery attempt is possible.

  • The jury is composed of independent and impartial members, each of them being expert in security and bringing their extensive knowledge and experience to the selection process.

  • The jury will evaluate the candidates according to specific criteria and will value case studies more than commercial speeches.


Winners and Jury members will be honored at the awards ceremony that will be held on the last day of Arab Security Conference - HYBRID EDITION (23rd of September 2024).

Mr. Adel Abdel Moneim, Registered ITU-ARCC Cybersecurity Expert, has over 22 years of experience in the IT / Cyber Security fields, spending most of his career in Information Security Consultation and Training, IFSEC Global Influencer 2019" Thought Leader" Becoming the first Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) in Egypt (2008), it comes as no surprise that Adel has been awarded the Instructor of the year / Circle of Excellence awards from EC Council for Africa / Middle East regions eight times between 2008 and 2016.

Adel is an international certified trainer from ISC2, ISACA, EC-Council, PECB and CIW who has delivered hundreds of official training courses and workshops. He maintains an exceptional track record of excellent feedback throughout his course delivery, be it at multinational companies, academic / training entities or law enforcement / military institutions, in the areas of Pen-Test, Digital Forensics, Risk Assessment and Management, ISO Standards Implementation/Audit or Security Governance and Compliance.

Capitalizing on his proven expertise and hands on experience in executing security Governance, risk assessments, compliance, conducting security audits, assessing effectiveness of controls, ISMS, Data Privacy, Incident Response, Digital Forensics and Cyber Operation, Adel successfully provides consultation for large enterprise security projects in various government / industry verticals serving many reputable organizations and companies nationally, regionally and internationally.

In a strive to continually rise cyber security awareness, Adel has dedicated hundreds of hours to voluntary work, providing the governmental sector, NGOs and the technical communities with his experience and knowledge in the field. As a Public Speaker he is often requested to share his knowledge as a keynote speaker, at TV / Radio interviews, Conferences, Seminars and Workshops. Furthermore, he contributed in preparing many proposals regarding cyber-crimes and data privacy protection laws in Egypt and the Arab World.

With over 18 years of cybersecurity leadership in government and commercial organizations, Experienced Security Operations Center Director with a demonstrated history of working in the financial services industry. Played a significant role in leading CIB security strategy .Widely regarded as thought leader within cyber security operations. Have strong hands-on experience with Building Security Operation Centers , Threat intelligence production as well as consumption, APTs and targeted attacks analysis, malware analysis, incident response, SIEM usage, development, and data analysis.