While the industry battles cyber threats with the latest sophisticated systems and technologies, one critical area that often doesn’t get enough attention is the threat of social engineering.
As the age old adage goes, security is only as strong as your weakest links and untrained staff and customers often are the weakest link.
Financial institutions need to keep up with the ever evolving techniques of cybercriminals.
This webinar aims to gain insights from Asia’s leading institutions on how they protect their customers and users from the threat of social engineering.
- The latest social engineering attack methods
- Current fraud trends around social engineering and how to combat them
- Industry best practices and use cases
- Gabby Tomas, Chief Risk Officer and Risk Management Group Head at Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC)
- Steven Sim Kok Leong, President, ISACA Singapore Chapter
- Izzat Aziz, Director - Technology, Risk and Cybersecurity, KPMG
- Ben Balthazar Senior Fraud Consultant, OneSpan
Register Here: https://bit.ly/3A3PayP
Built on 21 years of history, Seamless Middle East brings together the regional payments, banking and fintech ecosystem for two days of creative exchange, networking, inspiring talks.
It is about the big ideas, market disruptors, top industry trends and technologies on which the future marketplace will operate. Featuring: payments • e-commerce • retail • identity • fintech • insurtech • banking • cards.
For more information: Seamless Middle East
Mon04Oct2021Tue05Oct2021Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) – Gate Building, Atrium DIFC, Dubai
As the world becomes increasingly interconnected and technology-dependent, a new wave of smart applications is changing how we approach everyday activities. Utility appliances such as intelligent fridges, personal assistants like Amazon’s Alexa or smart home security applications are creating opportunities for more efficient living.
At the Smart City Expo 2021, participants will get to understand how urban services are being transformed by technologies including the Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain, AI and more.
During the E-Commerce Conference session, participants will get to learn more about the developments within innovative payment methods such as e-wallets, in-app purchasing, and peer-to-peer (P2P) lending. They will also get to explore how consumers can utilize emerging payment methods for greater payments security, accessibility, convenience, and efficiency.
Key conference themes will encompass emerging trends including digital transformation, cybersecurity, future currencies and sustainable development goals (SDGs).
The 11th edition of Alternative Investment Management (AIM) Summit will be an exclusive gathering connecting global and regional industry leaders and investors discussing the transpiring financial, economic, and social trends as we gradually emerge from the pandemic.
The event will feature in-depth panel discussions, breakout sessions, and roundtables covering the latest investment trends, opportunities, and developments in the world of alternative investment, covering private equity, venture capital, private debt, real estate, digital assets, cryptocurrencies, and more.
More than 50 institutional and private investors, fund and wealth managers, family offices and sovereign wealth funds are expected to convene across the two-day event to network, including key influential figures, thought-leaders, and decision-makers.
The Global DeFi Investment Summit series aims to connect global crypto gurus and technology players including emerging startups, decentralized finance (DeFi) projects, non-fungible token (NFT) projects, tech entrepreneurs, investors and blockchain developers.
The two-day event is expected to bring together more than 300 delegates, and will include an exhibition, as well as keynotes, panel discussion, fireside chats and solution showcases.
Key topics covered will include the blockchain ecosystem, crypto investing, digital currency regulation and policies, DeFi and NFTs, decentralized applications (Dapps), decentralized exchanges, and more.
The World Blockchain Summit will take place on October 13 and 14 in Dubai and will feature 16+ hours of unconventional networking with 500+ senior-level professionals from governments and enterprises along with curated investors, blockchain experts and developers.
Key topics covered will include the roadmap to mass adoption, central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), the NFT market, DeFi, stablecoins and blockchain implementation in business processes.
Sun17Oct2021Wed20Oct2021Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai
Shining a light on the intersection between technology and finance, Fintech Surge is set to launch on the 17-20 October 2021. With the Fintech sector in the Middle East set to reach USD $2.5 billion by 2022, Fintech Surge is your chance to meet face-to-face with Fintech investors, corporate and government buyers, banks & financial institutions and insurance companies.
Register here: https://bit.ly/3fQHuqA
Sun17Oct2021Wed20Oct2021Dubai World Trade Centre
Future Blockchain Summit is set to be the Middle East’s leading blockchain and crypto event bringing together the industries brightest minds, game changing creators, leading investors and most disruptive businesses and startups for four days of networking, investing and education centered around the most disruptive technology since the internet: blockchain technology.
Taking place from October 17 to 20, 2021 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the summit will also be co-located alongside five other tech shows coming together to shape the world’s tech industry: GITEX Technology Week, Ai Everything, GITEX Futures Stars, Fintech Surge and Marketing Mania.
Islamic finance is deeply rooted in the Middle East, a region which continues to shape the modern Islamic finance industry globally.
Covering the region since 2004 and organizing industry-leading conferences in the Middle East since 2008, IFN will return in 2021 with a new brand in tow: IFN Middle East, a culmination of the various localized and global Islamic finance events under the IFN umbrella, with a specific yet wide-ranging regional focus.
IFN Middle East will gather industry thought leaders and mover shakers from across the region to discuss and identify the sector’s most pressing issues as well as emerging opportunities. From latest innovations, to rising trends and hurdles, IFN Middle East will trace the evolution of the Islamic finance sector in the region through the lens of market practitioners and experts.
Register here: IFN Middle East
Wed10Nov2021Thu11Nov2021The Ritz-Carlton DIFC, Dubai
In its 22nd year, the Middle East Investment Summit continues to be the conference of choice for regional and global sovereign wealth funds, family offices, private and institutional investors, high-level fund managers, economists and tech providers.
It is the ultimate annual platform for industry professionals to network, strategize and learn from the industry’s prominent global leaders.
Each year, the summit surveys the region’s top institutional and private investors on industry-wide concerns, challenges and opportunities, and considers their allocation strategies and investment vehicles of choice for the coming year.
Wed17Nov2021Thu18Nov2021Dubai World Trade Center Tower – Sheikh Rashid Tower
After successful editions in Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur, IFINEXPO is coming to the UAE in November 2021.
Themed “Connecting, making finance more efficient,” the expo will feature foreign exchange brokers, fintech companies and technology solutions companies. Exhibitors attending the summit will also include key though-leaders in the PE, VC, M&A and real estate industries.
Key topics covered will include the future of the UAE’s financial market, the use of AI in trading, regulations, and more.
The Middle East Enterprise AI & Analytics Summit (#MEEAI) will take place on November 22 and 23, 2021 under the theme “Digital New Normal: Paving the way for Enterprise AI & Analytics.”
The hybrid event is set to bring together tech thought-leaders and like-minded officials across the MENA region to unveil key AI and analytics trends and to discuss the promising future of these emerging technologies across various departments and sectors, including the banking and financial services industry (BFSI), retail and e-commerce, government and healthcare.
Mon22Nov2021Wed24Nov2021Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi
ADGM is pleased to announce the return of the annual Fintech Abu Dhabi festival, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council.
Returning for its 5th edition, this year’s Fintech Abu Dhabi will be held over 22 - 24 November 2021 in an exciting new hybrid format. Offering a combination of virtual and onsite sessions, attendees from across the globe will benefit from content broadcast digitally whilst curated in-person events will inspire and herald a return to in-person conversations and business-building opportunities.
In addition to the renowned Fintech100 programme, Innovation Challenge, Government Fintech Forum and Fintech Awards, Fintech Abu Dhabi 2021 offers a number of inspirational new features including:
- Fintech for Good, dedicated forum taking a closer look at the intersection of sustainability, fintech and innovation
- CxO21, a deep dive into the worlds of corporate innovation and digital banking
- Token, focusing on the fast-evolving world of digital assets and currencies
- Risk4.0, bringing together experts in financial security
- Fintech Souk, a close look at cutting-edge developments in retail and payments
- Majlis Forum, a new, invitation-only platform for senior public and private sector leaders from across the globe to connect and collaborate
- Global Investors & Founders Forum (22 November 2021), A private, invite-only day dedicated to networking and fintech investment deal making
Register here: https://www.adgm.com/initiatives/fintech-abu-dhabi
Tue23Nov2021Wed24Nov2021The Art Hotel & Resort, Bahrain
As the world finally sees light at the end of the tunnel, how will digital banking evolve after the pandemic and what are the strategies and innovations that will enable banks to emerge stronger? Join industry leaders face-to-face at DigiBank MENAT Live for two days of ideas and insights as they seek to redefine - and reimagine - the future of banking in the post-COVID era.
Connect, meet, collaborate - welcome to DigiBank!
Register here: https://www.digibanksummit.com/menat/live
Wed02Feb2022Thu03Feb20228 AM - 5 PM (both days)Le Meridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre, Dubai
FiNext Conference & Expo was started because the traditional finance industry needed a space where the smartest, inventive and ambitious people could come together, interact and build meaningful alliances.
MENA & APAC's one of the biggest Banking, Finance & FinTech conference and expo. Take a step forward. Join us at the next edition of FiNext Conference in Dubai and learn and network with the experts.
Register here: https://finextcon.com/dubai