Koenig stresses on important role of cyber security professionals in campaign to combat IT fraud in the GCC region

Leading company provides advanced, highly technical workshop for region’s leading cyber security professionals at IT DNA Security Workshop 2016


February 14, 2016

Koenig Solutions, a leading IT training provider and the world’s number one offshore training company, has urged today’s cyber security professionals to continue to participate and play their roles in the ongoing efforts to combat IT fraud in the GCC region. Looking to play their part in this continuing campaign, the leading IT training provider participated as the Knowledge Sponsor for the pioneering edition of the IT DNA Security Workshops 2016, an advanced, highly technical training and networking platform that will offer IT professionals the opportunity to acquire critical cyber security skills, which was held at the Al Bustan Rotana, Dubai. During the event, Koenig trained leading cyber security professionals in an intensive two-day ‘Deep-dive’ to master critical IT security challenges — with the guidance of leading industry experts.

According to Koenig’s senior executives, Information technology and cyberspace represent a double-edged sword–enabling us to things that were not previously possible and aspects of our daily lives that have become totally dependent on cyberspace. With this in mind, the workshops aimed at preparing security professionals such as penetration testers and network security administrators to use advanced hacking techniques so as to better identify and prevent threats before they impact their organization. Rajneesh Upadhyay, Senior Trainer – Cyber Security for Koenig Dubai, led the delegates in the different topics to be covered, which includes;

  • Vulnerability Assessment & Penetration Testing
  • Digital Security & Forensics
  • Bypassing Security Defenses
  • Secret Penetration Testing Techniques
  • Information Security Threat Landscape
  • Demo Advance Information
  • Gathering with Linux
  • Spying and Owning System with RAT / Key Logger
  • Data Recovery and Evidence Gathering
  • Malware Analysis Process
  • Best Practices for antivirus handling
  • Pre attack strategies of hacking13
  • Advance Vulnerability scanning techniques by Ethical Hacker: Demo Vulnerability

Scanning with Nessus, and OpenVas Scanner

  • Website Security bypass
  • Computer Forensics and Best practices

Upadhyay added, “The IT DNA Security Workshops 2016 recognizes the need for education and training in the efforts to develop and train cyber warriors that can help us defend our families, our jobs – and even our lives. This program provides a crucial opportunity for professionals to learn the very latest techniques for countering criminal IT fraud, which has become highly prevalent that every GCC organization must now have a realistic plan in place, in order to protect its vital data.”

TMC, a business event organizer in Dubai reputed to provide the best event experience across major industry sector, organized the event in partnership with Koenig Solutions as their Knowledge Partners. IT DNA Security Workshops 2016 provided attendees with essential knowledge on how to address various forms of cyber-attacks. IT DNA Security Workshops 2016 featured talks, panel discussions and round tables, led by specialists who have the most up-to-date information about the current challenges facing the GCC security community. The event also highlighted critical analytical techniques and methodologies adopted by the industry in uncovering various types of IT and Intellectual Property Fraud prevention solutions. A workflow of the general techniques used will also be presented: such as litigation support is crucial in fraud investigation and execution to minimize collateral organisational damage.

“We are confident that the event’s attendees, which were composed of professionals from the private sector, senior executives from government entities and students from leading universities, will be walking away with a better understanding and knowledge of offensive security strategies and techniques, industry best practices, how to develop a secure baseline and how to harden enterprise architecture from the most advanced attacks. Koenig’s presence at the event is reflective of our key commitment towards addressing these concerns by providing world-class training modules to today’s IT professionals,” concluded Aditya Girish – Territory Manager, Koenig Solutions Ltd.