Name: Alaa Bahrani, Regional Cyber Security Leader at GE
Topic: How not to be a penetration tester?
Date of Webinar: 4th April, 2019
Time and Location: 12:30 pm Bahrain Time/ 3pm IST/ 5:30pm SGT
Speaker Bio: Alaa Bahrani is a Regional Cyber Security Leader at GE with 14 years of experience in the Information Technology industry. Over the years, he has garnered expertise across the entire software development life cycle, gained in-depth exposure across information security, infrastructure, project management, networks and network security. He has been recognized as an accomplished Information Security professional, having extensive experience with web application security, network security, database security and using secure programming methodologies to clear out vulnerabilities in development phase. He is a recognized trainer & enabler, having successfully designed & driven programs to augment performance, competence, productivity & efficiency.
Topic Abstract: With security being a vital factor to determine continuous success of every organization and looking at how company breaches are getting more difficult to detect and stop; due to hackers formulating new sophisticated techniques, it is keen to fight back with the appropriate tools, techniques, and methodologies.
In this session, we will be talking about how to defend against hackers and protect organizations in the best cost-effective way. We will talk about how ethical hacking serves as a mean to protect, how to think and act like a hacker in order to stop hackers, and most interestingly is how a penetration tester can profit the company or lead to its loss.