GISEC 2015

Dubai World Trade Centre, United Arab Emirates

26 - 28 April 2015

For the second consecutive year BT are the Lead Sponsor of GISEC 2015. Join us at booth # 19 in DWTC and engage with key BT speakers in the cyber security field.
Dubai World Trade Centre
United Arab Emirates

BT is the Lead sponsor at GISEC 2015

With an estimated annual cost of US$100 billion from cybercrime, the global cyber security industry is projected to be worth US$120.1 billion by 2017, growing at an 11.3% CAGR. The MENA region is far from immune to these global threats, with government, commercial and security services all investing heavily to detect, protect and react to the ever-changing cyber landscape. GISEC is the region’s only large-scale information security platform, assembling industry, government and thought leaders to tackle threats, issues and countermeasures.

GISEC 2015 is highly focused on addressing security concerns for I.T., Oil & Gas, Banking & Finance, Government, Legal, Healthcare and Telecoms industries. Key industry decision makers have the chance to meet companies providing world-leading solutions across dedicated industry verticals.

For the second consecutive year BT is proud to be the Lead Sponsor of GISEC 2015 and will exhibit at booth #19. Please join BT for the following speaking engagements.

Monday April 27th, 2015 at 11.50

The threat landscape and future of hacking by Les Anderson, vice president Cyber at BT Global Services

Topics presented:

  • Are the keys to the kingdom safe? Future of attacks and what we’re likely to see more of
  • A look at threat scenarios from “Internet of Things” and “Software Defined Networks”
  • Next steps to protect against next generation of attacks

Tuesday April 28th, 2015 at 15.30

Digital Insecurity by Tareque Choudhury, Head of BT Security, Middle East and Africa


Our digital lives are surrounded by vast amounts of data; from Internet activity and social networking to smart homes. What is our digital footprint; who is using it and how do we make sense of it? This presentation will focus on the effects of our digital activities and the potential for it to be used for good and the not so good. It will also touch on what Big Data means to organisations and how they are trying to tackle the large amounts of information within to give them both a wider view of the organisation and a competitive advantage

BT is the Lead sponsor at GISEC 2015