Digital transformation is changing the way industries operate. Transformation is rapidly becoming a key priority in most industries, as organization seek to adapt to changes by leveraging digital technologies to create digitally-enhanced products and services and build customer-centric business models.
However, while digital transformation is an exciting journey, a large proportion of organizations are unable to move beyond ad hoc digital projects and achieve scale. They are stuck in a "digital deadlock", which is estimated to affect nearly 60% of organizations.
Join us at GBM Security Summit 2019 to get a comprehensive update on how security can break the digital transformation deadlock, and how you can ensure a secure transformation.
Join speaking sessions to learn from the world's leading technology providers.
Visit each station at the Solutions Hub to explore live demos and interact with the experts for the security solutions that matter to you.
Hear from your peers, see how security impacts their digital transformation and how they take action.Enjoy networking lunch.
With a number of booths to visit, Solutions Hub offers four stations where you can experience live demos, presentations on various security solutions and 1-1 interactions with GBM experts and leading security solution providers.
Be sure to visit each station to make the most of the event. The solutions to be displayed during the summit will be:
Cloud & Data Security
Security Analytics, ICS & OT
Interested in having a 1-1 conversation with GBM experts? Just tick the "1-1" box with your preferred solution upon registration, and we'll arrange it for you during "Meet the Experts at Solutions Hub" session.
Registration and Explore Solutions Hub
Register on-site, get your badge and take a tour at the Solutions Hub, where you can check different security solutions.
Keynote: What is the Unspoken Truth?
Guest speaker, TBA
Meet the Experts at Solutions Hub
Take a deep dive at the Solutions Hub, visit each station and meet with the experts to explore different security solutions
Hear from Security Leaders
VP of INS, Security and Mobility, GBM
IBM Security Intelligence Platform Leader - Middle East, Turkey & Africa
Cisco, Cybersecurity Technical Solutions Architect
Waseem Hattar , IBM Threat Management Leader for Middle East and Africa with over 15 years of experience in Cyber Security incident detection and response and leading Security Operation in middle east and Africa for government clients and Airlines, Specialized in Managed Security Services providers and Cyber for Operational Technology (OT Security)
Hani Nofal is the Vice President of Intelligent Network Solutions (INS), Security and Mobility at GBM, responsible for leading the INS organization across the Gulf and Pakistan with responsibilities focusing on customer satisfaction, profitable growth and building a strong solutions and services portfolio
In his role, Hani is in charge of the development of strategies for maintaining and growing relationships with partnerships and alliances. Additionally, Hani leads the GBM Cyber Security Practice across the organization.
Business Unit Executive, Security Solutions Middle East, Africa and Turkey, IBM
Joe Ruthven joined IBM in 1992 as a system engineer in the areas of OS/2 and IBM Personal Systems. Since January 2012, he has been leading the business successfully in the region as Business Unit Executive for IBM Security Solutions in the Middle East, Africa and Turkey.
Joe has been instrumental in assisting large financial institutions to adopt state of the art security solutions that is assisting these organizations to stay ahead of the ever-evolving cyber security threat. Key customers include Standard Bank, First National Bank, Nedbank, Riyadh Bank, Saudi British Bank, Yapi Kredi Bank, Garanti Bank, Zenith Bank, Kenya Commercial Bank, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank, First Gulf Bank, HSBC Turkey and more.
Key solutions adopted by these institutions include security operations and response, identify and access management, data security, mobility and end-point management as well anti-fraud solutions especially aimed at the online and retail banking environments.
Joe holds an Honors degree (Bachelors of Commerce) in Information Technology.
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