The need to address cyber security challenges has become extremely important as we move towards an economy powered by connectivity. Governments, and large enterprises can no longer invest in obsolete methods of detection and defence and have to understand how cyber security impacts their strategy and long-term sustainability. Hence, Jubail Cyber Security Conference will be organized during the period 1-2 May 2017 Under the patronage of His Highness Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayyan Al-Saud, Chairman of the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (RCJY), as the premier event that brings together industry, government and academic interests in an effort to improve the state of cyber security in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The conference is designed to ensure all stakeholders understand the complexity and the need for action in the cybersecurity arena , to protect our personal and corporate data. In this two days conference, we’ll tackle the world of cybersecurity that demands we go far beyond the simple passwords and anti-virus protection of yesterday, to applying frameworks to reduce the business risks resulting from the use of cyber systems.

Conference Topics:
  • Cyber Defense Against Attacks–How Industry Is Addressing Evolving Threats
  • Government Agencies' Strategies for Securing Cyberspace
  • Industrial Control Systems (ICS) Cyber Security
  • Accelerating Cyber Education and Career Paths

Key Learning Points Include:

  • Increasing Cyber Security Awareness 
  • Developing and Expanding a Cyber Security Strategy 
  • Securing Management Buy-in 
  • Realising, Reacting and Evaluating A Cyber Security Attack 
  • Staying Ahead of the Curve: Looking at Tomorrow’s threats today