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Keynote at the 2nd Datacenter and Cloud Summit

Join us at the 2nd Middle East Data Center and Cloud Summit, where I will deliver the keynote. Below are the details : Day1 : 02nd November 12:40 – 13:00 - Keynote Presentation: Data Center and cloud , the Security Perspective I will share the video recording in my blog as soon as I get access to it. You can register here : https://mecloudcomputing.com/  Thank [...]


Speaking at the IBM & Economic Times DataCon

I am happy to announce that I will be speaking in the Data Con Virtual Data Summit which is co hosted by IBM and The Economic Times. The event is Co-Powered by Hitachi Vantara , Microsoft, Cloudera and Dell Technologies. Join the discussion with industry doyens & myself on September 3rd, 2020 Registration : https://etdatacon.dreamcast.in/


Announcing the experts of my new book

As most of you are already aware , later this year I will release a brand new book which is called " Incident Response in the Age of Cloud" and like in many of my books I dedicate the last chapter to some world famous experts In this book I will have : Orin Thomas : (Microsoft ) Orin has written more [...]


Top 7 must-have cybersecurity books -June 2020

Thank you Info Sec Institute for listing our book in the "Top 7 must-have cybersecurity books" you can read more here Introduction Are you in cybersecurity and are looking to expand your knowledge horizons? Are you getting your start in cybersecurity and looking for a way to immerse yourself in the field before you take your first job? Don’t worry, because [...]


The clock is ticking

Mark the date January 14, There is less than 1 week where Microsoft will not support Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 anymore. After this date anyone using outdated Windows will face rapidly rising security and interoperability risks. In other words the deadline means an end to security patches and free support. One more date to keep in [...]


Cyber Security Professional of the year award

Thank you < 3 One more proud moment in my career, today I was awarded as the Cyber Sentinel, Cyber Security Professional of the year for Middle East and Africa. I am thankful to GEC Media Group as well as everyone who helped me in this journey. Special thanks to all my coworkers at Standard Chartered Bank for their [...]


Does Apple spy’s on your iPhone? Gartner / Microsoft Feedback

I am sure most of you read by now my article "Apple and Privacy ", for the ones who did not I highly recommend to read it,( here is the link ) below are some public feedback which I have received via LinkedIn from Gartner, Microsoft, Australian Government employees. I will also share some of the feedbacks which I [...]


Cybersecurity: The Beginner’s Guide

It’s not a secret that there is a huge talent gap in the cybersecurity industry. Everyone is talking about it including the prestigious Forbes Magazine, Tech Republic, CSO Online, DarkReading, and SC Magazine, among many others. Additionally, Fortune CEO’s like Satya Nadella, McAfee’s CEO Chris Young, Cisco’s CIO Colin Seward along with organizations like ISSA, research firms like Gartner [...]


History of Windows

Highlights from the first 34 years of Windows 1975–1981: Microsoft boots up Getting started: Microsoft co-founders Paul Allen (left) and Bill Gates It’s the 1970s. At work, we rely on typewriters. If we need to copy a document, we likely use a mimeograph or carbon paper. Few have heard of microcomputers, but two young computer enthusiasts, Bill Gates and Paul Allen, see that personal computing [...]