Tag - Microsoft

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 [...]


Cybersecurity: The Beginner’s Guide

Cybersecurity: The Beginner's Guide More than 400 pages of a comprehensive guide to getting started in cyber + 100 pages of advice from Cybersecurity experts. You will find everything to excel your career in Cybersecurity, or help your Organization to close the Cyber Talent Gap. The book is coming soon via @Packt and Amazon Thank you very much for [...]


Cyber Connections News: University of Maryland

Get the latest cybersecurity news from leading companies, news outlets and blogs. Cyber Connections News Roundup is a bi-weekly brief of online links to news stories and commentary of interest to the cybersecurity community, delivered on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. Articles are selected for their newsworthiness, timeliness, potential impact, and reach. April 9, 2019 The Emergence of 5G [...]


Thank you Microsoft , here I come Standard Chartered

Today is my last day in this wonderful company ( Microsoft) While I’m excited about joining one of the world biggest banks Standard Chartered as “Head of Information and Cyber Security “, there’s also a big part of me that’s sad to be saying goodbye to amazing co-workers . I can’t tell you how much I’ve enjoyed our [...]


Worldwide Communities – SME 2019 by Microsoft

As you know I love to be part of the communities. I always try to teach my kids that sharing is caring, and of course I apply this motto in my life as well. Way before I joined Microsoft as Full Time Employee, I used to have a community in Australia which was called Better Together, it was [...]


Cybersecurity community meet up London

If you are in London and you want to join our Cybersecurity community meet up, join us at Microsoft Peddington office 5 PM, pizzas are sponsored by Keepnet Labs We will have Ozan from Keepnet, Zehsan from CompTIA and some experts from Microsoft as well as some UK based MVP's We will talk about the current Cybersecurity Landscape , [...]