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Celebrating Security Leadership and Excellence

I am proud to announce that I have been awarded by TahawulTech.com (CPI Media)  as TOP 50 CISO in the Middle East and Africa Region. 

I am thankful to Security Advisor ME as well as everyone who helped me in this journey. Special thanks to all my coworkers at Standard Chartered Bank for their support and of the wonderful Cyber Community that I am part of , and of course a very special thank you to my wife Arzu , and wonderful kids Jemre and Azra, without their support I could only dream about this awards.

About the Award 

Now in its third year, TahawulTech.com’s CISO 50 Awards and Forum announced honour regional information security leaders who have fostered innovation and demonstrated leadership in their enterprises. CISO 50 Awards

The digital revolution is increasingly reshaping the world in more ways that we can imaging. However, as technology continues to become more integrated into our everyday lives, new unforeseen challenges are bound to occur.

One of the main challenges will be cybersecurity, with the global cost of cybercrime expected to reach $6 trillion by 2021, according to industry reports.

As a new decade kicks off, security leaders are at the forefront of addressing a new wave of threats and developing innovations that go beyond traditional security solutions.

With information security gaining serious traction in the business world, the role of today’s CISO is now more important than ever to protect the credibility, integrity and profitability of the business.

TahawulTech.com’s CISO 50 Awards is recognising industry visionaries who have shown dedication and prowess in creating a cyber-secure world. The award is designed to celebrate the efforts of innovative and forward-thinking security leaders who have delivered real-world results for driving security transformation.

The CISO role has progressed into a mission-critical service that spans risk areas ranging from data protection to regulatory requirements for business continuity and compliance management. Today’s CISOs are tasked with striking the right balance between risk management and business objectives making them integral stakeholders of an organisation and rightfully so.



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