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MEEZA Shares insight at Qatar Central Bank’s 4th Conference of Information Security in the Financial Sector

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As part of its leading role in meeting the IT Security requirements of the sector

Doha – MEEZA, Qatar’s prominent end-to-end Managed IT Services & Solutions Provider, will be one of the main sponsors to the 4th Conference of Information Security in the Financial Sector event, and will be delivering a key presentation on ‘Advanced Security Threats in the Financial sector’ to industry stakeholders. The event will be held on November 5-6 2017 at the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.

The presentation comes as part of MEEZA’s commitment to providing public and private institutions in the country with world-class IT Security services. The presentation is set to be delivered by Mr. Faisal Al-Kuwari, MEEZA’s Chief Technology Officer.

Through its participation in the 4th edition of the conference, held this year under the theme “Cyber Attacks and its Impact on the Economy”, MEEZA aims to shed a spotlight on the current cyber security challenges in the region and their potential impact on the economy. During the event, the Company will be sharing its years-long expertise in the field with partners and stakeholders, as part of its leading role in meeting the IT Security requirements of the public and private sector.

Commenting on the occasion, Eng. Ahmad Mohamed Al Kuwari, MEEZA CEO said:

“This year has witnessed several high-level cyber-attacks that targeted both the public and private sectors in the region, as well as around the world. In light of this, it is now more crucial than ever for institutions to raise their IT Security levels to the absolute maximum. When it comes to the financial sector, this is an absolute necessity since it is the most prone to security exploitation and compromise of information.”

He added: “With many years of experience in the field, it is our duty at MEEZA to effectively contribute to Qatar’s national effort to combat cybercrime, through the provision of up-to-the-minute IT Security Services and infrastructure that empower institutions to detect vulnerabilities and protect their information and resources, as well as via the exchange of information and expertise with industry stakeholders. By delivering best-in-class IT security levels, MEEZA is committed to help institutions protect their sensitive data and focus on business growth instead. More importantly, securing the public and private sectors’ digital infrastructure is the first step to enabling a fertile environment for business development, in the framework of realizing the Qatar National Vision 2030 and the establishment of a knowledge-based economy.”

The event is set to witness the active participation of all financial institutions and banks in the country and will be attended by a large number of world-renowned authority figures in the Financial Sector and high-profile industry experts who are going to address several key topics related to information security and discuss their potential risks, on the heels of recent cyber-attacks on a number of bodies and institutions in the region as well as around the world.

In addition to MEEZA’s presentation on advanced security threats in the financial sector, important issues to be discussed during the conference include the importance of business continuity in ICT, combating email fraud, database security, attacks & defense strategies on financial sector, cyber security policies for banking sectors, and the evolving nature of cyber-threats in payment systems.

MEEZA offers cost-effective IT solutions and services to help clients focus on their core business and scale rapidly. Delivering best in class IT security levels, MEEZA helps clients minimize business risk, reduce IT capital expenditure and speed up time-to-market for new initiatives.

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For more information, please contact:
Rim Metoui
Account Manager – Grey Doha
Mobile: + 974 5009 1016
Email: Rim.metoui@grey.com

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