Director – Cybersecurity, Ernst & Young MENA

OT SOCs and the various deployment models

► He holds a BSc. In computer engineering and with 14 years of cyber security experience specialized in ICS security and in Critical infrastructure protection. 

► Omar is an elected voting member in the ISA99/IEC62443 standard for industrial control systems security,the highest committee in the standard. 

► Omar is also an international member of the ICSJWG created by the US-DHS 

► He also lead the Qatari National Critical Infrastructure Information Protection program in (Q-CERT) conducting tens of ICS assessments and handling national level incidents 

► He also developed the Qatari National ICS Security standard,the first document of its kind in the middle east. 

► Omar is a certified GICSP, CBCP, GRISC, CERT-IH and a SANS institute ICS Mentor.