• 7 November 2019, Dubai, UAE
  • (+971) 4427 3649

Turning Emerging Risks into Opportunities Workshop

Tuesday & Wednesday 5-6 November 2019

Day 1 Tuesday 5 Nov 2019

  • TIME
08:00 –09:00

Registration & morning networking

09:00 – 10:30

The Threat Landscape

Why we need to worry about cybersecurity?

an overview of the threat landscape, the main attack vectors and real-world examples of why we should all be concerned.

10:30 – 11:00

Tea/Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30

Operational risk and how to manage the threats: A holistic approach

an overview of operational resilience and its impact on the financial sector.

12:30 – 13:30

Networking Luncheon

13:30 – 14:30

Geopolitical risk effecting the bank profitability, how to react?

14:30 – 15:00

Networking Tea Break

15:00 – 16:30

Workshop Exercise

16:30 – 17:00

Exercise wrap-up and Q&A session.

Scorecards, culture, employee configuration


End of day one

This workshop is designed for senior executives of the financial services industry and will give them an overview of the current threat landscape and also the opportunity to participate in a simulated “Cyber” incident and role-play the C-Suites response.

Mike O’Neill

Mike is Group Managing Director of the Optimal Risk Group, providing UK-based specialist Risk Management globally and specialist technical and tactical training to Law Enforcement, Military and Government Agencies. Mike is also Chairman of the Specialist Services Section of the British Security Industry Association and Board Member of the Security Institute. Prior to this Mike was in the Parachute Regiment for 10 years.

Graeme McGowan

Graeme took early retirement in 2008 from a Government Intelligence Agency and has held a number of successful Directorial roles including Global Client Director for the UK Strategic Arm of a Swiss Software House, Cyber Advisor to a Global Security Risks Group and Director Cyber Security for a UK- based Security company to develop their Cyber & Cyber Security solutions portfolio. Graeme is currently Director Cyber Security & Risk for Optimal Risk Management Ltd, CISO & Senior Tutor & Cyber Advisor to The Global Cyber Academy and CISO for the Sokin Group

For more details, please contact:

Essraa Mansi Programme Manager emansi@theasianbanker.com (+971) 4427 3649