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QIB Sponsors the 4th Annual Conference for Information Security in Financial Institutions

QIB Sponsors the 4th Annual Conference for Information Security in Financial Institutions

30/10/2017, Doha,Qatar

Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB), Qatar’s leading Islamic Bank, has announced its sponsorship of the 4th Annual Conference for Information Security in Financial Institutions (ISFS). The conference, which is held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, is organized by the Qatar Central Bank (QCB) and will take place on the 5th and 6th of November 2017 at Sheraton Grand Doha Resort and Convention Hotel .

The conference, which is held this year under the title “Cyber-hacking and its Impact on the Economy”, will host keynote speakers including H.E. Mr. Jassim Bin Saif Al Sulaiti, Minister of Transport and Communication, H.E. Lord Stevens, Former Metropolitan Police Commissioner – UK, and Mr. Daniel L. Glaser, Principal at the Financial Integrity Network, among many other prominent figures in the field.  It will be attended by key decision makers from the financial sector and leading information security professionals and researchers.

QIB’s sponsorship is part of its commitment to support Qatar’s economy, the country’s financial sector and the development of a strong information security field. The Bank prides itself on its proactive approach to information security having invested in several security features and tools to increase its customers’ protection from fraud and offer them a convenient and hassle-free banking experience.

 

“Creating an efficient and secure financial sector is one of the key pillars of Qatar’s National Vision 2030. We firmly believe that the ISFS conference is driving the conversation towards the right direction by focusing on significant information security issues and solutions within the financial industry” said Bassel Gamal, Group CEO at QIB. “We look forward to supporting and participating at the conference. Through the interaction of governmental bodies, information security specialists, academics and bankers, it is an educational forum addressing the latest cybersecurity challenges and their impact on the world’s economies.”

 “We are committed to generate awareness about online safety, data security and digital privacy to build cyber-literate people of all ages in Qatar,” continued, Bassel Gamal. “As we provide more digital services for the convenience of our customers, cybersecurity becomes of paramount importance.”

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