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Jamil Abu Aqel

Technology Sales and Services Manager

Saudi Arabia - Symantec

SPEECH TOPIC & SYNOPSIS

Targeted Ransomware: A new breed of threat

Targeted ransomware has quickly become one of the most dangerous cyber crime threats facing organizations. Over the past two years, the number of organizations being hit with targeted ransomware attacks has multiplied as the number of gangs carrying out these attacks has proliferated. Join the Symantec session on Targeted Ransomware to better understand how this is relevant to the Kingdom Saudi Arabia and to get more information about attacking groups that have been recently active in the Middle East region.

BIO

Jamil is an information security professional with more than 17 years of experience working for multi-national corporates in the region. He is recognized as a subject matter expert in areas of security services, operations and management.

Jamil led technical teams to build and deliver large turn-key security solutions where he acted as a trusted advisor for strategic enterprises and critical national infrastructure clients in the Middle East. Jamil holds several industry certifications like CISSP, ISO27001 LA, CEH and more.