Cyber Security Panel Discussion


On March 10th, CCS-AD organized a panel discussion at the 2nd International IT Conference 2014. The panel was moderated by Dr. Mustaque Ahamad and entitled Looking Ahead: Cyber Security Challenges and Opportunities. The panelists included: Dr. Mahir Nayfeh, VP at Booz Allen Hamilton, Dr. Iyad Rahwen, Associate Professor at Masdar Institute of Technology, and Ajit Naidu, CIO of Mubadala.
Prior to the discussion Dr. Nayfeh gave a talk on predictive and proactive threat intelligence systems. Dr Rahwan addressed the power and dangers of social networks, and Mr. Naidu presented his view on upcoming information security challenges in the corporate environment. The panel discussion was further enhanced by strong audience participation that involved academics, IT professionals and students.