19-20 February 2018
Cairo, Egypt

Dr Sherif Hashem

Vice President for Cybersecurity
National Telecom Regulatory Authority

<p>Dr. Sherif Hashem is the Vice President for Cybersecurity at the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA), and the Chairman of the Executive Bureau of the Egyptian Supreme Cybersecurity Council. He is a Professor at the Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt (with a joint appointment at the NTRA).</p>

<p>Dr. Hashem’s responsibility includes supporting cybersecurity efforts at the national level, and setting up the framework for further developing the Egyptian Computer Emergency Readiness Team (EG-CERT). Successful cybersecurity initiatives and activities at the NTRA have contributed to Egypt’s advanced cybersecurity rank: 14th among 194 countries, as reported by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)/ABI Global Cybersecurity Index in June 2017.</p>

<p>Dr. Hashem received a B.Sc. in Communication & Electronic Engineering and a M.Sc. in Engineering Mathematics from Cairo University-Egypt, and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University-USA. He also completed the Senior Executive Program at Harvard Business School-USA. Dr. Hashem authored and co-authored more than fifty five articles and book chapters in the areas of information technology, e-commerce, computational intelligence, and operations research, with applications in engineering, energy, environment, and computer sciences .</p>

10:00 AM Security panel: How can you ensure ultimate security for your bank in the wave of innovations?

  • Creating trust in the digital world
  • Identifying the threats and vulnerabilities
  • Prioritising, streamlining and mapping a comprehensive and efficient cybersecurity approach
  • Moving the North African banking industry to the next level of cybersecurity to continue to match global standards of banking


12:00 PM Cybersecurity in the age of digital transformation

  • Developing a national cybersecurity strategy
  • Securing your digital enterprise
  • How can you ensure that your rapidly growing digital infrastructure is safe and secure?
  • Addressing the importance of network security and integrity of information and confidentiality of personal data

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Sherif .

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