Sep 24 2012
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FIS named Gold Sponsor for the 2012 edition of the Saudi Arabia CIO Summit Series
First Information Security (FIS), a company dedicated to offering a comprehensive range of security services and products that are in compliance with the latest international industry standard requirements, has been named as the Gold Sponsor for this year's edition of the Saudi Arabia CIO Summit Series, which will run from September 25, 2012 to September 26, 2012 at the Hilton Hotel in Jeddah. This year's event is being held under the patronage of His Excellency (HE) Engr. Mohamed Jamil Bin Ahmed Mulla, Minister of Communications and Information Technology with the theme, 'Driving the agenda for business success.' Prominent security leader, internationally recognized inventor, expert cryptographer and current FIS CEO, Dr. Taher Elgamal, Ph.D. , will be one of the featured speakers during the exciting two-day event, where he will talk about the latest security trends and its significance across Saudi Arabia's IT market.
The Saudi Arabia CIO Summit is expected to attract the participation of the Middle East region's top CIO's and provide them with a strategic platform to present their first hand visions while at the same time learn from experiences of pioneering thought leaders of leading global ICT organizations. The event is focused on a five-point agenda that aims to tackle key issues and trends like the CIO's role in driving in more business agility; IT project prioritization; emerging trends in unified communication and the power of social collaborative tools; data centre manageability, business continuity and disaster recovery and the power of advanced analytics.
"These are truly exciting times for Saudi Arabia's IT market as businesses and organizations are becoming more aware of the significant advantages and benefits to be gained from utilizing world class fully reliable security services and products," said Dr. Elgamal. "CIO's in Saudi Arabia and the rest of the region as well are faced with the challenge of utilizing and deploying the latest technology at the lowest cost with the best return on investment. Participating at this event will give us the key opportunity of leveraging the wide range of services and products that FIS has to offer across these local businesses, which is guaranteed to give them both the confidence of security and a step ahead of the competition."
Aside from Dr. Elgamal, the Saudi Arabia CIO Summit will also feature talks given by industry experts like Abdulaziz Al-Helayyil, Country Manager, IDC Saudi Arabia; Steven Frantzen, Senior Vice President, Research, (EMEA Region), MD (CEMA Region), IDC and Jyoti Lalchandani, VP & Regional MD, IDC Middle East, Africa and Turkey. The event will also showcase other activities like CIO trends and networking opportunities; discussions and presentations on the latest ICT trends and developments in the next five years; insights on cutting edge best practices and analysis on winning strategies implemented by empowered CIO's.
About First Information Security (FIS)
First Information Security (FIS) is a company offering a comprehensive range of security services and products that comply with the latest international industry standard requirements. The company provides solutions in the areas of authentication and identity management, secure content, professional security services, information security training and computer forensics. FIS was established in (2008) with a 100 per cent focus on information security. The company's strength lies upon its strategic partnerships with world class vendors in the information security segment; highly skilled staff, which includes the inventor of internet security (SSL). The company's mission is to provide comprehensive security solutions that can ably protect the information of its customers across the MENA region like UAE, KSA, Oman, Qatar and Egypt
For more information, please contact:
CommuniGate Middle East
PO Box 66861, Dubai, UAE
Tel: +971 4 3988134
Fax: +971 4 3988137
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