Section Head – Information Security, Ooredoo
Ahmed is a proven and qualified professional in the realm of Information Security with strengths in Enterprise level Information Security Management System, IT Security Governance, Security Operations, Technical Security Audit & assessment, Business Continuity, coupled with intimate exposures in the Critical Resource/Key Infrastructure, Government and Telecommunication sector. He is currently responsible for managing Corporate Information Security at Ooredoo Oman.
, Director General – Oman National CERT, Head of ITU Regional Cyber Security Center
Former Director of the NATO Middle East Faculty .Member of the IGSDA & NATO Defence College Foundation (NDCF), NATO Rome
Head of Business Excellence - Real Time Operations & Smart Fields, PDO
Cyber Security Advisor, Telecom Regulatory Authority, Bahrain
Around 11 years of extensive experience in Cyber Security and program management in over 6 different countries including Bahrain, UAE, KSA, Oman, Qatar, Amsterdam and Singapore.
Responsible for designing and implementing the first CERT in the telecom sector in Bahrain.
At present, an advisor to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of Bahrain on matters of Cyber Security. Responsible for setting up regulations, guidelines and controls for Cyber Security that will help improve the Cyber readiness of the Telecom industry as a whole in the country. Also responsible for envisioning an industry specific CERT in Bahrain that will be responsible for Threat intelligence sharing and collaboration among the Telecom operators, other industry CERTs and collaboration with other CERT entities within the region.
Also involved with Professional bodies like ISACA Bahrain Chapter to improve information security expertise among professionals.
Renowned Cyber Security Expert & Information Security Professional, UAE
IT Manager, ASAAS Oman
IT Security Evangelist, Cyber Security Professional
President, International Organization for Security and Intelligence. IOSI
Commercial Director, Darktrace, UK
IT & Digital Marketing Consultant, Ministry of Information, Kuwait
Roland Abi Najem is The IT & Social Media Consultant at the Ministry of Information – Kuwait,
He holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), emphasis M.I.S Management Information Systems.
Roland is the Chairman at several seminars and conferences in the region (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Iraq, Oman, Lebanon…) and also Keynote speaker & Panelist.
Roland is always looking to be an Influencer whether in Social Media or in Real Life.