IKEA Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have headlined CLOUDSEC 2020, the largest virtual cybersecurity event across the Middle East and the Asia Pacific. Trend Micro is making its three days of keynotes and more than 260 breakout sessions available for free online, responding to overwhelming demand from registrants. The on-demand content will be accessible for a limited time until the end of December.
During the event, Mohamed Saad Mousa, Group Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), IKEA Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, presented on “How the CISO Can Enable Digital Transformation.”
Dr Moataz Bin Ali, Vice President, Trend Micro, Middle East and North Africa, said: “IKEA Saudi Arabia and Bahrain is taking Middle East best practices to a global audience, with cloud-native digital transformation enhancing customer experiences, securing online shopping, and fueling innovation. Middle East decision-makers can view CLOUDSEC 2020’s engaging keynotes to gain expert advice on how to optimize the cybersecurity of their cloud-based digital transformation.”
Hosted by Trend Micro the event drew 21,000 registrants, including C-level executives, CISOs, security operations personnel, security engineers, and DevOps and cloud builders across the region. Eight Hands-On Labs (HOL) attracted more than 1,100 technical engineers and cloud builders from 44 countries. 132 certificates were awarded in total for their technical prowess.
The three-day power-packed keynotes at CLOUDSEC 2020 are the most viewed content at the event, covering themes spanning cloud security, digital transformation, and the cybersecurity threat landscape, and featuring global and regional business leaders from renowned companies.
Day one: Cloud security, for the next decade
Featuring speakers from Trend Micro, AWS, Lotte, Snyk, LINE Corporation,
Day two: Recipe for digital transformation success
Featuring speakers from Trend Micro, AWS, GovTech Singapore, IKEA, IBM, and IDC
Day three: Know your enemies and win cyber battles
Featuring speakers from Trend Micro, Infosys, DXC Technology, Proficio, Dyson, and an ethical hacker
The breakout sessions totalled more than 55,000 views across the four major tracks:
• Cloud, DevOps & Datacenter Security
Learn how to gain visibility and control of the cloud, whether you’re moving a workload, extending a datacenter, or migrating completely to the cloud. Experience complete transformation where security is integrated and automated into your CI/CD pipeline. Get cloud security right.
• Enterprise Security Strategy & Architecture
Discover the latest strategy and innovations in securing organizations against advanced persistent threats (APT) and top attack vectors such as phishing, business email compromise (BEC), and ransomware.
• Threat hunting, Incident Response & SecOps
Understand and get experts’ opinions on how organizations are enriching and upskilling their security operation centers (SOC) and incident response (IR) teams to combat new and sophisticated threats. Explore ways by which SOC teams are shifting from doing detection and response to proactively hunting for stealthy threats.
• Threat Research & Intelligence
Knowing your adversary is half the battle. Hear from experts on attack campaigns, cybercriminal behaviours, today’s vulnerabilities, and future threat predictions. Learn how to operationalize threat intelligence and assess the readiness of your enterprise security architecture.