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Cybersecurity - How resilient is your business?

Ahmed Gad, B.Sc., MBA
CISO at FIB Bank


Ahmed came from Engineering Background (Electrical & Electronics Engineering), resuming his studies to achieve a master grade in business administration.

He has 20+ years of experience in various Computer Engineering fields, covering multitude of industries and technology domains.

The main contribution was in the infrastructure, cloud, & cyber security domains in which he contributed amongst different nation-wide e-Government projects/ initiatives for the Egyptian Government transformation.

He contributed to developing technological Guidelines to enable Government entities to conform to standardized interoperable implementations in collaboration with worldwide technology providers (Microsoft, Oracle, Cisco, IBM…etc).

He has vast experience working for consulting firms and providing solution for Infrastructure transformation, cyber security adoption, and GRC, thus leading security & Infrastructure  implementations in various industries (Network Security, Risk Management, Governance & ISO 27001 Compliance, ITIL Service Management, Healthcare Infrastructure, …etc.) and building various process models for IT Service Management, Project Management, and Compliance…etc.

A sample of projects in which he contributed to:

  • Establishing and Operating the national E-Government Services Gateway ( )
  • National University Students' Enrollment E-services Projects
  • Establishing the Government Certificate Authority (Fully Government Owned Security Project)
  • Leading the cyber security transformation of Faisal Bank
  • Contributing to developing Government Senior Officials customized/ localized Courses Content in respect to IT Governance, Risk, & Compliance GRC (in collaboration with Microsoft 4Africa Initiative & University of Albany School of Government, Albany - USA)
  • Developing different Audit & Compliance Management Kits for specific Industry Verticals based in ISO27K InfoSec & Risk Management (Data Center Services, Healthcare Providers, & E-Payment Service Providers)
  • Developing Incident Management Process Model for Healthcare Providers
  • Customizing InfoSec Framework for the Government based on internationally recognized standards, Architectural models, Framework, & methodologies

Currently, He undertakes all cyber security programs in Faisal Bank as a CISO and contributes to the Banking cyber security industry as a core member of the national Banking cybersec committee leading the reinforcement of banking regulations amongst Egyptian Banks.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion: Analysing how safe is your data?


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