Arab Security Conference 2018

Arab Security consultants hosted the second round of Arab Security Conference on the 23rd & 24th of September, 2018 at the Nile-Ritz Carlton, Cairo, Egypt; Under the auspices of the supreme council for Cybersecurity, in the presence of his Excellency Dr. Amr Talaat, Minister of communication & Information technology.

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CISO Finalists




Abdulrahman Al-Nimari

Lead Cyber Security Systems Architect at Mantech International Corporation

Abeer Khedr

Information security director at National bank of Egypt

Adel Abdel Moneim

Chief Architect – Information Security Services of Raya Integration

Adrian Goodhead

Security Specialist at Saudi Aramco

Ahmed Alaa

Sr. Information Security Engineer, EG-Cert

Amr Shoukry El-Kobtan

General Conference Coordinator, IT Law Sector

Ayman Alissa

Cyber Security Practice Lead, SBM

Ayman El-Hajjar

Course Leader Cyber Security and Forensics at University of Westminster

Ayman Zaki

Information Security Manager, I-Score The Credit Bureau of Egypt

Bahi Hussein

Software Engineer & Security Specialist, ISEC

Ebrahim Hegazy

Senior Consultant, Deloitte

Emadeldin Helmy

Cyber Risk Resilience Exec. Director, NTRA

Hassan Mohammed

Security Research, Nile University

Hatem Gaafar

Vice-President of the Cairo Appel Court

Jonathan Weber

CEO, Marathon Studios Inc

Loay Abdelrazek

Security Researcher at Nile University

Mahmoud Abouelhassan

Senior Manager, Efinance.

Mohamed Abdel Fattah

VP of Consulting Services, ALTERNA EG, Member of 57357 Group

Mohamed Abdou

Founder and CEO, Blockcred.

Mohamed Alfateh

Sr. Consultant, ZINAD IT

Mohamed Hegazy

Head of Laws and Regulation Committee, Ministry of communication and Information Technology / Director, Intellectual Property Office in ITIDA

Mohamed Youssef

Managing Director, SecuriCIP

Mustafa Jamal

Software Engineer

Nadia Benchikha

Information Security Analyst at Société Générale Algérie

Nermen Mostafa Kamal

Web security and software developer supervisor, BLOM Bank Egypt

Ossama Mossallam

International Management Consultant, Former Harvard University Training Consultant

Roland Atoui

Managing Director at Red Alert Labs

Sherif Hashem

Chairman of the Executive Bureau, Egyptian Supreme Cybersecurity Council (ESCC)

Wessam Allam

Cyber Security Solutions Consultant, Orange Business Services - France Telecom

Wessam Maher

Principal Campus Information Security Officer at The American University in Cairo

Media Coverage

News Articles

Sponsors & Partners

Platinum Sponsor

CISO Of The Year Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

Cyber Security Sponsor

Arab Security Cyber Wargames Championship Sponsors

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Media Partner

Research Partner

Supporting Partner

Gala Dinner Sponsor

Food and Beverage Sponsors


  • Mohamed Youssef is a founder and managing director of SecuriCIP which is specialized in Industrial Control Systems and Operational Technology cybersecurity consulting and training services and which is operating in Egypt and UAE.

  • Mohamed Speaks in several conferences in the region, Asia, and Europe about the subject of Cyber Security Risk Management in Critical Infrastructure, He has B.Sc. in Computer Engineering and more than 14 years of experience in the middle east region in critical infrastructure projects and operations in several sectors as Transportation, Oil and Gas, Government, and Financial sectors.

  • Mohamed has several well-recognized certifications such as SANS GIAC Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional, Lead SCADA Cyber Security Manager, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, Project Management Professional PMP, and certified practitioner in Managing Successful Programmes MSP.

Ebrahem is a Senior Consultant with over 8 years of experience in Information Security that varies from extensive experience in Web Applications Penetration Testing with a great worldwide achievement, good experience in Network Security, Systems Engineering, Threat Intelligence, Malware behavior analysis, DNS and other Logs Analysis, Cryptography and Developing Security related applications. Also, he has been a speaker at multiple international conferences & Instructor for different Penetration testing courses.

  • Judge/ Counselor - Commercial Appellate Court, Al-Seeb Court, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.

  • Member of the Supreme Council of the Egyptian Media Organization - Egypt.

  • Head of  Training & Teaching  Section at the Contact Point Office - WIPO - Egypt.

  • Counselor, Chief of the Cairo Economic Appellate Court.

  • Have more than 25 years of IT experience, with 15 years of information security concentration.

  • Started his IT career with commodore 64 back in 1984.

  • Played many roles in different IT fields: Programmer, Network Administrator, System Administrator, IT

  • Manger, IT Consultant, Penetration Tester, and Senior Information Security Consultant.

  • His specialties and areas of interests are: DFIR, Forensics, Malware Analysis, Penetration Testing and Networking.

  • He's an IT Security professional with 20 years of IT systems experience.

  • He's been working as an IT Security specialist for over 15 years and have performed in excess of 700 security assessments for a number of the World’s leading companies, these assessments have ranged from Infrastructure vulnerability analysis, to Web Application tests for organizations across most industry sectors around the Globe.

  • Ayman is the course leader in Cyber security in the department of Computer science at the University of Westminster and a researcher in the Internet of Things and smart cities securities.

  • Ayman was educated in the UK and obtained an engineering degree in Network Technologies. He then pursued postgraduate studies in Wireless Networks (Physical layer) at Queen Mary, University of London and a PhD at Birkbeck University of London.

  • In his PhD, Ayman investigated the suitability of key pre-distribution schemes for the Internet of Things and developed a new Objective Function for PRL that is suitable for the Internet Things.

  • His research focuses on looking at how existing security protocols can be used on infrastructure-less decentralized networks such as blockchain networks and the Internet of Things.

  • Ayman has published papers in several top conferences around the world in the domain of the Internet of Things and smart cities.

  • Ayman has taught at several institutions in London and has experience of more than 10 years. He was invited as a key note speaker in several conferences.

  • Full BioSince the graduation year 2000 with a Bachelor degree in Information Systems, Dr. Mohamed Abdelfattah has been in the IT Industry for more than 19 years worked exclusively with many Healthcare / Systems integrators & Providers in Egypt and abroad whose missions are to improve the lives of patients and people through improved facilities, services, equipment and education.

    To accomplish this, Dr. Mohamed was part of the steering and implementation group of many healthcare facilities and solutions, His responsibilities heavily utilize Information communication technology for the development of healthcare systems HIS, Information Systems, Strategic management, Business Analysis, Networking and Security, He has acquired an IT consultant and security-focused consultant for the projects he worked on.

    In addition, Dr. Mohamed has been doing a freelancer NetworkNetwork SecurityInformation Security and Cybersecurity consulting and training work for Several IT Firms in Egypt and Arab countries including Internet Service Providers (ISP), as well as Technical writer at Al-Ahram magazine for computer (Loghat Alasr) for 3 years.

    In his belief of lifelong learning and continuous professional development Dr. Mohamed Abdelfattah holds:

    • Doctorate degree in Business Administration
    • Master of Business Administration MBA MIS Management Information Systems degree
    • EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker, EC|CEH
    • EC-Council Certified Network Defender, C|ND
    • EC-Council Certified Security Analyst E|CSA
    • EC-Council Certified Encryption Specialist E|CES
    • EC-Council Certified Information Security Officer C|CISO
    • EC-Council Certified Instructor CEI
    • Certified ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
    • CompTIA Security+
    • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner CASP
    • Cisco Academy Certified
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA
    • Cisco Certified Design Associate CCDA
    • Cisco Certified Security Professional CCSP
    • Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert CCIE Security written
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator MCSA
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer MCSE
    • Sonicwall Certified Security Administrator



  • Roland Atoui is an expert in cybersecurity and the Internet of Things (IoT) having recognized achievements working for companies such as Gemalto and Oracle with a background in both research and industry.

  • From smart cards to smart phones to IoT technologies. Roland is a new technology enthusiast with a current mission to bring trust to the IoT.

  • After following an Executive MBA education at EDHEC business school in France he founded Red Alert Labs – an IoT security lab addressing both technical and commercial challenges in IoT.