Event Overview


Rate of cyberattacks and data breaches risks have increased, with the acceleration of digital transformation, in turn making the Kingdom more active to provide a secure environment for data, digital operations via robust security system. Considering this, National Cybersecurity Authority role has been made very strategic to develop, implement and supervise security systems on a national level.
Kingdom’s ICT Sector has been characterized by rapid developments in the methods and complexity of attacks, in turn requiring the kingdom to be in a constant state of readiness and flexibility to neutralize cyber risks coming their way. According to TechSci research, Saudi Arabia Cybersecurity market stood at USD3749.40 million in 2021 and is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 18.73% by 2027. Hence, Saudi Arabia has been increasingly investing in network security tools, private cloud, and IT infrastructure. Which is likely to boost the Saudi Arabia Cybersecurity Market.
Cyber Next Summit & Awards, KSA Edition, 16th & 17th May 2023, Live in Person, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Join us to witness, learn and debate latest trends, best practices, and emerging technologies from the role of Generative AI, Threat Actors, IT Asset Management, Cloud Migration Strategy & Security and more from Leaders in IT, OT, ICS & IOT .

Featured Speakers


Wael Fattouh

Chief Information Security Officer,
Bank Aljazira

Abdullah Algumaijan

Security Operations Director,
Confidential - Govt. Organisation

Abdullah Alfahaid

Group Head of IT, Ajlan & Bros,
Holding Group Abilitii

Abdullah Marghalany

Cybersecurity Chief officer,
Madinah health cluster

Javed Habib

Global Head-TSGBU, ICS Cybersecurity,
ENGIE Middle East

Muhammad Khurram Khan

Professor of Cybersecurity
Center of Excellence in Information Assurance

Mohammed Sibgathullah Khan

Director, Information Technology
National Petrochemical Industrial Company

Anas Mosa

Director of Information Technology
Semi Govt. Real Estate Company

Wijdan Alruwaili

Team Leader, Technology Innovation
Monsha'at, Govt of Saudi Arabia

Abdullah Alahmade

Chief Information Security Officer & BCM Director
Tamweel Aloula

Shaker Hashlan

OT / ICS Cyber Security Researcher
Semi Govt Organisation

Dr. Adel Aldalbahi

Dean - College of Engineering
King Faisal University

Mohammed Al Zamanan 

Director of Emergency & Crisis Management
Diriyah Gate Development Authority

Ramyan AlRamyan

Chief Risk Officer
Saudi Tadawul Group

Yassir Kazar


Mashari Al Mussaed

Prince Faisal Bin Fahd Olympic Complex

Riyad Al-Hafeez

Director - Digital Transformation
Resorts Holding, KSA

Mohammed  Alawad

Semi Govt. Organisation

Imran Hashim

IT Director

Denis Batrankov

Business Development Head of Network Security
Positive Technologies

Doaa Zamzami

ICS Cybersecurity Engineer
Saudi Aramco

Dr. Mohammed A. Al Aqil

Head of Electrical Engineering Department
King Faisal University

Abdullah Albrauidi

Manager, Cyber security Risk Management

Abdulrahman Almazroua

Chief of Cybersecurity
Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare

Ali AL Janadebah

Deputy Director of Information Technology & E-Services
Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs

Abdul Hafeez

Senior Manager Risk Advisory(IT & CS)
RSM Saudi Arabia - Riyadh

Dr. Nasser Saad Ali Alamri

Institute of Public Administration - IPA - Saudi Arabia

Raed Ahsan

Youngest Ethical Hacker & Cyber Security Expert

Dr. Srijith Nair

Chief Information Security Officer

Yazan Hammoudah

Director, Security Engineering
Vectra AI

Aijaz Regoo

MIS Forward

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