Paladion to host a cyber security conference in Qatar

Firosh Ummer  Managing Director of EMEA at PaladionThe conference will address unique cyber security challenges faced by the region and will also offer a glimpse of Paladion’s active cyber defense model -CyberActiveSM


Doha, QATAR; 07thFebruary 2016: Paladion, a specialized information risk-management provider, announced today that in co-operation with Kaspersky, it will host a cyber security conference in Doha, Qatar on 17th February 2016 at The Ritz-Carlton, starting from 9:00am.

This event will be targeted at CIO’s, CISO’s, IT heads and senior management executives from large private and government enterprises across the country.

The half-day conference will start with a welcome note from the VP & Regional Sales Head, Paladion, Mr. Amit Roy, followed by a keynote address from the MD of Paladion, Mr. Firosh Ummer. Senior executives from Paladion and Kaspersky will also be present at the event.

A focal point of the conference will be Paladion’s unique cyber security framework CyberActiveSM, an active cyber defense model thatembeds robust protection in every fragment and continuously integrates threat intelligence for proactive mitigation of threats.

Speaking of the conference, Ummer stated that, “Qatar as a nation has come a long way in a short period of time. We understand that progress in information technologycan also introducenew vulnerabilities in an environment. Our CyberActiveSM service is built on an active defense model that continuously integrates vulnerability intelligence and external threat data feeds to help predict threats and stop an attack on its tracks. The model is an evolution in cyber defense techniques and actively evolves to meet today’s creative, low foot print attacks. Our conference aims to showcase this new standard in cyber security and discuss security challenges unique to the region.

“With the mega project, 2022 FIFA World Cup ready to take the country to the next level, the quantum of opportunities and challenges will increase for enterprises in Qatar,” said Ummer. “We are alsodelighted to partner with Kaspersky Labs on this conference, who will offer several insights in threat intelligence and end-user protection at the event,” he added.




About Paladion

Paladion Networks is a specialized partner for information risk management providing end-to-end services and solutions in the US, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Paladion is rated and has been recognized and awarded by Gartner, Asian Banker and Red Herring, amongst others.

For over 15 years, Paladion has been actively managing information risks for over 700 customers. Paladion provides a complete spectrum of information risk management comprising of security assurance, compliance, governance, monitoring, security analytics and security management services to large and medium-sized organizations. Paladion is also actively involved in several information risk management research forums and has authored many books on the same. With a staff of over 800 dedicated security experts, Paladion has 6 Security Operations Centers (SOCs) across the world.

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