Welcome to the final panel on cybersecurity at the MENA Oil and Gas Technology Summit. In this panel, we have gathered a group of experts to discuss the increasing need for cybersecurity measures in the digital age. As digitization and tech investment accelerate, so do the risks and vulnerabilities that come with new technologies. It is crucial to protect critical information and infrastructure to minimize risks during digital transformation.
Our panelists include:
– H.E Dr. Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti, Head of Cyber Security, United Arab Emirates Government
– Qasem Kharbat, Head of Digital Investments, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures
– Dr. Ernesto Damiani, Director, Khalifa University Center for Cyber Physical Systems (C2PS), Professor, Director of Information Security Center, Khalifa University
– Maliha Rashid, Director – Cyber – Digital & Innovation, KPMG Lower Gulf
Source: [MEED Live](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=video_id)
In this panel, our esteemed panelists will share their perspectives on the changing threat landscape in the oil and gas industry and discuss what should be prioritized and how to remain agile in the face of these challenges. With their diverse backgrounds and expertise, they will provide valuable insights into cybersecurity in the MENA region and beyond.
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Dr. Ernesto Damiani, the senior director of the Intelligent System Institute at California University in Abu Dhabi, will be moderating the panel. He introduces the panelists and highlights the importance of cybersecurity in the digital age.
Maliha Rashid, the director of cybersecurity and oil and gas for KPMG in the Lower Gulf, shares her global perspective on cybersecurity and lessons learned from other sectors. She discusses the evolving cyber risks in the oil and gas industry, especially during the pandemic, and the need for IT-OT convergence while maintaining security.
The panelists also address the increasing surface attack and supply chain attacks in the industry. They highlight the importance of addressing these threats and discuss ways that the oil and gas organizations can tackle the increasing threat landscape.
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Join us for this exciting panel discussion on cybersecurity in the oil and gas industry. Feel free to type your questions in the chat, and we’ll address them during the Q&A session.
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As digitisation and tech investment has accelerated recently in light of recent price collapses, it means that the need for even greater cybersecurity measures has never been higher. Not only is it needed to protect critical information and infrastructure, but all the new risks that come with the new technologies.
Minimising risks whilst transforming through digital transformation
The changing threat landscape in oil & gas
What to prioritise first, and how to remain agile
-H.E Dr. Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti, Head of Cyber Security, United Arab Emirates Government
-Qasem Kharbat, Head of Digital Investments, Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures
-Dr. Ernesto Damiani, Director, Khalifa University Center for Cyber Physical Systems (C2PS), Professor, Director of Information Security Center, Khalifa University
-Maliha Rashid, Director – Cyber – Digital & Innovation, KPMG Lower Gulf