DarkMatter Puts Cyber Security at Centre of Future Technology Week Agenda

Mar 21, 2016, 08:13 ET from DarkMatter

DUBAI and ABU DHABI, UAE, March 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

  • CEO Faisal Al Bannai amongst senior management representatives offering thought leadership at event  
  • DarkMatter is the Exclusive Cyber Security Innovation Partner of the Information Security Expo & Conference 

DarkMatter, an international cyber security firm headquartered in the UAE, announces its major participation at the Future Technology Week event taking place from 29 - 31 March, 2016 at Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC).

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The Future Technology Week, of which DarkMatter is the Founding Cyber Security Partner, brings together four reputable industry trade events under one umbrella, and comprises Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference (GISEC); Internet of Things Expo (IoTX); The Big Data Show; and Gulf Enterprise Mobility Exhibition & Conference (GEMEC).

DarkMatter is the Cyber Security Innovation Partner for GISEC, which is one of the Middle East's largest annual ICT conferences and exhibitions attracting hundreds of exhibitors and thousands of visitors every year.

Successfully attracting top industry professionals including CIOs, CTOs, CSOs and other CxOs from key industry verticals including finance, energy, telecom, government, and IT, GISEC represents the coming together of a wide range of industry players interested in learning how technology will impact their development.

Chief Executive Officer of DarkMatter, Faisal Al Bannai is a keynote speaker at GISEC.

Harshul Joshi, Senior Vice President of Cyber Governance, Risk & Compliance at DarkMatter will also participate in the keynote session, with Eric Eifert, Senior Vice President - Managed Security Services at DarkMatter set to host a roundtable session that will focus on 'How to best protect against your organisation's insider threat'.

Commenting on DarkMatter's participation at this leading industry gathering, Faisal Al Bannai said, "By being an integral part of the Future Technology Week, DarkMatter is underpinning the importance of cyber security across government and enterprise, both now and even more importantly, into the future. The series of events are an important opportunity for the company to share its perspective on the critical and expanding role cyber security plays in allowing successful nations and enterprises to thrive, and we are looking forward to having many productive interactions."

Trixie LohMirmand, Senior Vice President at Dubai World Trade Centre said, "We are honoured to have DarkMatter on board as the Founding Cyber Security Partner for Future Technology Week, and the Cyber Security Innovation Partner for GISEC. This participation underlines the vital role cyber security plays in allowing nations and enterprises to function correctly, and we believe with DarkMatter's active involvement in the programme visitors are set to receive the best exposure to cyber security issues and their corresponding remedies."

DarkMatter subject matter experts also have a presence at GEMEC, the event at Future Technology Week dedicated to Enterprise Mobility. Eric Eifert will emphasise the importance of transforming customer engagement through his participation in the 'How hyper connectivity will transform productivity and improve smart decisions by the workforce' panel discussion. Dr. Najwa Aaraj, Vice President of Special Projects at DarkMatter will detail elements of Mobility Security Strategy in a panel session entitled 'Security Solutions for the mobile embedded world'.

Stephen Brennan, Senior Vice President of Cyber Network Defence at DarkMatter is set to participate in a session entitled 'The connected fate of the data explosion and security threats' amongst other engagements. Scott Rea, Senior Vice President of Public Key Infrastructure at DarkMatter, meanwhile, will contribute to a special workshop on 'Burning Paper Chains'.

Representatives from across DarkMatter's cyber security activities will be present and available throughout Future Technology Week.

For more details on GISEC, please visit http://www.gisec.ae/

About DarkMatter

DarkMatter is a company that is transforming the cyber security landscape by providing a complete range of state-of-the-art services and solutions to government and commercial clients. Its end-to-end expertise extends to:

Governance, Risk and Compliance

We work with public and private entities in all verticals to audit and assess their performance against regulatory standards, helping identify gaps and meet obligations.

Cyber Network Defence

Our elite team of cyber experts, engaged across all competencies and functions, tasked with identifying and responding to the most advanced threats, threat actors, and cyber attacks.

Managed Security Services

We offer a remote monitoring remediation and resolution service that puts the full capabilities and resources of the DarkMatter organisation at the service of our MSS teams. Whether you need a SOC built and operated from scratch or you need assistance in upgrading what you currently have in place, DarkMatter can provide assistance.

Secure Communications

DarkMatter's Secure Communications Suite protects fixed and mobile voice, video, chat, email, file sharing, data communication, as well as device management across various platforms and operating systems.

Infrastructure and System Integration

This area underpins our professional services offering for governments and corporations, providing applications, services and solutions that ensure our clients remain at the forefront of cyber security.

Smart Solutions

We offer a comprehensive security suite of services comprising elements of protection for both homes and businesses: The Connected and Secure Home & Office; Technical Surveillance and Countermeasures; Mobile Peace of Mind; and Trusted Hardware supply.

Staffed by global experts and headquartered in the UAE, DarkMatter provides peace of mind through consulting and project implementations that are scalable to clients of any size and that address any domain of cyber security threat or risk. As a trusted partner to governments and critical infrastructure entities, the firm also works with leading global companies operating in the field of electronic and cyber security.

Agile and innovative, DarkMatter takes a comprehensive approach to helping its clients navigate the complex and ever-evolving world of threat and risk mitigation strategies, tools, policies and systems.


Media contacts 

Kevin Healy, Executive Director, Marketing and Corporate Communications, DarkMatter  
Tel.: +971-56-538-7806 
Email: Kevin.Healy@darkmatter.ae

Lina Arke, Account Executive, H+K Strategies  
Tel.: +971-56-174-2468 
Email: Lina.Arke@hkstrategies.com

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