Navigating Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Information Governance in the DIFC


The DIFC and FTI Consulting Middle East would like to invite you to a seminar focusing on cyber and data breach preparedness, response and the importance of strong information governance. During the session, learn from experts on how to raise defenses, be proactive against threats and the relevant privacy regimes to protect your business.

The session will cover:

  • Current data privacy landscape in the DIFC and wider UAE
  • What a data breach could mean to your organisation
  • Implementing strong information governance platforms in your business
  • Managing security incidents, from preparedness and incident response perspective
  • Cybersecurity challenges in the Middle East
  • The use of strategic communications in a breach crisis scenario

9:00am - 9:30am: Networking 
9:30am - 9:35am: Opening remarks, Lori Baker, Vice President, Legal & Director of Data Protection, DIFC Authority
9:35am - 10:15am - Data privacy, breaches, the law and why it’s important, Ben Crew, Senior Director, Information Governance and Data Privacy, FTI Consulting
10:15am - 10:30am: Break
10:30am - 11:15am: Cyber risk scenario: Cyber breach preparedness and response walkthrough, Kevin Wong, Managing Director, Cybersecurity, FTI Consulting
11:15am - 11:30am: Break
11:30am - 12:15pm: Strategic communications and its importance in a breach scenario, Kate Brader, Managing Director, Strategic Communications, FTI Consulting
12:15pm -12:30pm: Closing remarks


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