Press Release

 

 Cyber Security Conference in Cairo Set to Make World Premiere 

ISACA’s New CSX conference to feature collaborative discussions on cyber security vulnerabilities and solutions

Rolling Meadows, IL, USA (3 May 2017) — Global IT and cyber security association ISACA will host the first-ever CSX Cairo conference in Cairo, Egypt, 25 July 2017. This one-day CSX conference is an immersive experience designed to support local and regional security professionals in identifying, analyzing and planning better for security breaches and cyberattacks.

Presented in a facilitated, collaborative World Café discussion format, CSX Cairo will be hosted and moderated by Uday Ali Pabrai, MSEE, CISSP (ISSAP, ISSMP), HITRUST CCSFP, Security+, member of the U.S. Government’s FBI’s Infragard and, chief executive of ecfirst, an Inc. Magazine 500 fastest-growing business. Pabrai was the top-rated presenter at 2015 and 2016 CSX Cybersecurity Nexus Conferences worldwide.

“With cyberattack surfaces increasing rapidly, globally, CSX Cairo is our opportunity to provide businesses and organizations in the region, examine how to establish a credible cyber security program,” Pabrai said. “By bringing together the top security talent from across Egypt and beyond, we will be able to tackle cyber challenges head-on with real-time, engaging sessions. Participants will leave CSX Cairo with actionable security information they can apply to address evolving threats encountered, daily.”

This highly interactive, solution-focused, conversation-style workshop will focus on the main topic of Cyber Vulnerability Assessments, with four brief topic overviews followed by small, facilitated discussion groups focusing on associated areas of concern:

Topic 1 - Conducting Vulnerability Assessments

  • Vulnerability Assessments & Pen Tests
  • Incident Response & Breach Readiness
  • Performing Cyber Risk Assessments

Topic 2 - Examining Threats & Attack Scenarios

  • IoT Malware
  • DDoS Attacks
  • Ransomware Threats

Topic 3 - Creating & Managing a Credible Cybersecurity Program

  • Implementing a Cyber Framework
  • Developing Cyber Policy
  • Critical Seven Steps for Cybersecurity

Topic 4 - Incident Response, Mitigation and Recovery

  • Disaster Recovery
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Crisis Management

Registration for CSX Cairo is available at www.isaca.org/csx-2017-cairo. Attendees who register by 24 July will receive a US $50 discount. Attendees can earn up to six continuing professional education credits by attending the conference workshops and breakout sessions.

For details on CSX guidance, research, tools and certifications, visit https://cybersecurity.isaca.org.


About ISACA

ISACA (isaca.org) helps professionals around the globe realize the positive potential of technology in an evolving digital world. By offering industry-leading knowledge, standards, credentialing and education, ISACA enables professionals to apply technology in ways that instill confidence, address threats, drive innovation and create positive momentum for their organizations. Established in 1969, ISACA is a global association with more than 130,000 members in 188 countries. ISACA is the creator of the COBIT framework, which helps organizations effectively govern and manage their information and technology. Through its Cybersecurity Nexus (CSX), ISACA helps organizations develop skilled cyber workforces and enables individuals togrowand advance their cyber careers.

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Joanne Duffer, +1.847.660.5564, communications@isaca.org
John Julitz, +1.847.660.5769, communications@isaca.org