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Cybersecurity Practices & Techniques

BACKGROUND

The number and the sophistication of Cyber-attacks is growing at a very fast pace which is creating new security challenges for the financial sector around the globe and especially in the Arab region proceeding from this reality it became crucial to intelligently address the new threats and effectively manage the associated risks in order to ensure the confidentiality availability and integrity of the data and information.

Year 2019 was associated with significant changes in the cyber threat landscape, Cyber-diplomacy, cyber-defense and cyber-war regulation have dominated the headlines worldwide.

Although developments have been achieved from the side of defenders through the emergence of new concepts and practices such as active defense, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Information sharing and Artificial Intelligence, the skills and capability building remain the major focus of defenders, and the banking industry is still in need to develope the culture, knowledge, and training in new methods to face cybersecurity threats.

Hence the importance of holding this workshop organized by the Union of Arab Banks in collaboration with Qatar Central Bank.

OBJECTIVE

By attending this workshop cyber security, participants will have a comprehensive view of existing standards, frameworks and security best practices. It will be also an effective way to share hands-on skills and to pass on new ideas and useful methods used by experts in Cyber security.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Information / Cybersecurity professional.
  • IT professionals.14
  • Web administrators.
  • IT auditors.

MAIN TOPICS

DAY 1

  • Introduction.
  • Major Cyber security incidents in 2019.
  • The threat landscape.
  • State of Cyber security in the Arab countries.
  • Anonymity and use of intelligence techniques.

Demos:

  • OS platform attacks.
  • Web based attacks.
  • E-mail attacks.
  • Physical access attacks.
  • Social engineering attacks.
  • Wireless attacks.

DAY 2

  • Data disposal and data recovery techniques.
  • Cryptography and Digital Signatures.
  • The attack life cycle.
  • APT Preventive controls and techniques.
  • Sand boxing techniques and tools.
  • Cyber security top 20 controls-SANS.
  • Vulnerability Scanning techniques and tools.
  • Penetration testing frameworks.

DAY 3

  • Secure design for your Infrastructure.
  • Physical Security attacks and remediation.
  • Security Hardening Checklists.
  • Analyzing your logs.
  • Malware investigation techniques.
  • Implementation, configuration and optimal use of a Malware Information Sharing
  • Platform (MISP).

Speaker:

 Mr. Jean Michel Kaoukabani

Head of Information Security Department at Byblos Bank Group – Lebanon.

He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) from ISACA and a

Lecturer at University Saint Joseph-ESIB and Ecole Nationale D’Administration

(ENA) Lebanon.

Prior to his current position, Jean Michel was respectively the Head of IT Audit

and the Head of MIS at Byblos Bank Group. He graduated from the French

engineering school Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de L’Analyse de

L’Information (ENSAI) and holds also a degree in Economics from Saint Joseph

University-Lebanon.

Jean Michel has been an Information Systems professional for more than 20

years including 17 years of Information Security and IT Audit in the financial

industry. He delivered several MIS, Design, programming and Information

Security courses in Universities across the country. He has a long experience with

risk and Vulnerability assessment and is a QUALYS Certified Specialist.

His current focus, in addition to his responsibility at Byblos Bank is around

Digital Forensics, Artificial Intelligence, intelligence techniques, and malware

analysis and incident response.

PARTICIPATION FEES:

1100 $ for UAB members

1300 $ for Non-UAB members

fees include attending the workshop, receiving the material, refreshments and a daily lunch.

SCHEDULE AND LANGUAGE:

Registration: the first day from 8am to 9 am.

Schedule : from 9:00 am to 15:00 pm daily.

Workshop language: English and little Arabic.

December 03 2019

Venue

Hilton Doha Hotel

Hilton Doha Hotel
Doha, Qatar

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Schedule

  • DAY 1:
  • Introduction.
  • Major Cyber security incidents in 2019.
  • The threat landscape.
  • State of Cybersecurity in the Arab countries.
  • Anonymity and use of intelligence techniques.
  • Demos:
  • OS platform attacks.
  • Web based attacks.
  • E-mail attacks.
  • Physical access attacks.
  • Social engineering attacks.
  • Wireless attacks.
  • DAY 2:
  • Data disposal and data recovery techniques.
  • Cryptography and Digital Signatures.
  • The attack life cycle.
  • APT Preventive controls and techniques.
  • Sandboxing techniques and tools.
  • Cyber security top 20 controls-SANS.
  • Vulnerability Scanning techniques and tools.
  • Penetration testing frameworks.
  • DAY 3:
  • Secure design for your Infrastructure.
  • Physical Security attacks and remediation.
  • Security Hardening Checklists.
  • Analyzing your logs.
  • Malware investigation techniques.
  • Implementation, configuration and optimal use of a Malware Information Sharing
  • Platform (MISP).
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Cybersecurity Practices & Techniques
03 - 05 Dec 2019

BACKGROUND

The number and the sophistication of Cyber-attacks is growing at a very fast pace which is creating new security challenges for the financial sector around the globe and especially in the Arab region proceeding from this reality it became crucial to intelligently address the new threats and effectively manage the associated risks in order to ensure the confidentiality availability and integrity of the data and information.

Year 2019 was associated with significant changes in the cyber threat landscape, Cyber-diplomacy, cyber-defense and cyber-war regulation have dominated the headlines worldwide.

Although developments have been achieved from the side of defenders through the emergence of new concepts and practices such as active defense, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Information sharing and Artificial Intelligence, the skills and capability building remain the major focus of defenders, and the banking industry is still in need to develope the culture, knowledge, and training in new methods to face cybersecurity threats.

Hence the importance of holding this workshop organized by the Union of Arab Banks in collaboration with Qatar Central Bank.

OBJECTIVE

By attending this workshop cyber security, participants will have a comprehensive view of existing standards, frameworks and security best practices. It will be also an effective way to share hands-on skills and to pass on new ideas and useful methods used by experts in Cyber security.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  • Information / Cybersecurity professional.
  • IT professionals.14
  • Web administrators.
  • IT auditors.

MAIN TOPICS

DAY 1

  • Introduction.
  • Major Cyber security incidents in 2019.
  • The threat landscape.
  • State of Cyber security in the Arab countries.
  • Anonymity and use of intelligence techniques.

Demos:

  • OS platform attacks.
  • Web based attacks.
  • E-mail attacks.
  • Physical access attacks.
  • Social engineering attacks.
  • Wireless attacks.

DAY 2

  • Data disposal and data recovery techniques.
  • Cryptography and Digital Signatures.
  • The attack life cycle.
  • APT Preventive controls and techniques.
  • Sand boxing techniques and tools.
  • Cyber security top 20 controls-SANS.
  • Vulnerability Scanning techniques and tools.
  • Penetration testing frameworks.

DAY 3

  • Secure design for your Infrastructure.
  • Physical Security attacks and remediation.
  • Security Hardening Checklists.
  • Analyzing your logs.
  • Malware investigation techniques.
  • Implementation, configuration and optimal use of a Malware Information Sharing
  • Platform (MISP).

Speaker:

 Mr. Jean Michel Kaoukabani

Head of Information Security Department at Byblos Bank Group – Lebanon.

He is a Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) from ISACA and a

Lecturer at University Saint Joseph-ESIB and Ecole Nationale D’Administration

(ENA) Lebanon.

Prior to his current position, Jean Michel was respectively the Head of IT Audit

and the Head of MIS at Byblos Bank Group. He graduated from the French

engineering school Ecole Nationale de la Statistique et de L’Analyse de

L’Information (ENSAI) and holds also a degree in Economics from Saint Joseph

University-Lebanon.

Jean Michel has been an Information Systems professional for more than 20

years including 17 years of Information Security and IT Audit in the financial

industry. He delivered several MIS, Design, programming and Information

Security courses in Universities across the country. He has a long experience with

risk and Vulnerability assessment and is a QUALYS Certified Specialist.

His current focus, in addition to his responsibility at Byblos Bank is around

Digital Forensics, Artificial Intelligence, intelligence techniques, and malware

analysis and incident response.

PARTICIPATION FEES:

1100 $ for UAB members

1300 $ for Non-UAB members

fees include attending the workshop, receiving the material, refreshments and a daily lunch.

SCHEDULE AND LANGUAGE:

Registration: the first day from 8am to 9 am.

Schedule : from 9:00 am to 15:00 pm daily.

Workshop language: English and little Arabic.

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