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MIDDLE EAST
PAYMENT SECURITY SUMMIT
PAVING THE WAY TO PCI DSS v4.O
11th JUNE, 2024
KEMPINSKI THE BOULEVARD HOTEL, DUBAI, UAE
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MIDDLE EAST
PAYMENT SECURITY SUMMIT
PAVING THE WAY TO PCI DSS v4.O
11th JUNE, 2024
KEMPINSKI THE BOULEVARD HOTEL, DUBAI, UAE

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OVERVIEW

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PCI DSS v3.2.1 IS RETIRED!

PCI DSS v3.2.1 has officially come to an end, on March 31, 2024 and organizations, handling payments have been mandated to fully comply to PCI DSS v4.0 by 1 April, 2025. The Inaugural Middle East Payment Security Summit #MEPSS has been curated to empower over 150+ attendees on strategies to achieve full compliance to PCI DSS v4.0. Held in Official Partnership with PCI Security Standards Council, UAE Bank Federation and ISACA, this exclusive conference will be held on 11th June, 2024 at Kempinski The Boulevard, Dubai.

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE EVENT

150 +

High Level
Attendees

10 +

Solution Providers

Exclusive B2B
Meetings

5 +

Hours of Keynotes
& Panel Discussions

VIP
Luncheon

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ATTENDEES

OF THE CONFERENCE

#MEPSS will host 150+ senior decision-makers from multiple industries in the Middle east and will be provided with opportunities to network with Solution Providers and attend a series of conference sessions – designed to enable total compliance with PCI DSS v4.0

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#MEPSS

  • Chief Information Security Officer
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Head of Information Systems
  • Head of Digital Payment
  • Head of Card Payment Operation
  • Head of Cards and Payment
  • Head of Payment Processing
  • Head of Commercial Payments
  • Head of Digital Channels
  • Head of Compliance
  • Head of Audit
  • &more!
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CONFIRMED SPEAKERS TILL DATE

H.E Dr. Mohammed Al Kuwaiti

Head of Cybersecurity
Government of UAE,
UAE Cybersecurity Council

Nitin Bhatnagar

Regional Director of Middle East, India & ASEAN,
PCI Security Standards Council

Dr. Alok Tuteja

President,
ISACA

Philip Westgarth

Group CISO,
Network International

Dharshan Shanthamurthy

Founder and CEO,
SISA

Peter Dsouza

Regional Sales Manager,
Thales Data Security

Lakhiwinder Singh

Pre Sales Director,
Thales Data Security

Hussein Shafik Bahgat

Group CISO,
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank

Julian Gutierrez Palacio

CTO,
Pyypl

Venu Sriraj

Chief Information Security Officer,
Magnati

Mohan Kumar D

Head of Information Security,
United Arab Bank

Rajesh Yadla

Executive Manager Information Security,
Leading Bank in UAE

Ivan Tverdokhlebov

CEO,
Compliance Control

Muhammad Rashid

Chief Compliance and Risk Officer,
Jingle Pay

Hazem Badr

Chief Information Security Officer,
Hungerstation

Wojciech Soltysiak

Chief Technology Officer,
NymCard

Alexander Thomas

Chief Risk Officer,
Invest Bank

Prabhat Kumar Pathak

Director of IT (Cyber Security, Infrastructure and Technology )
Gulf Marketing Group

Fabian John D’Mello

Cyber Security Leader,
GBM

RajabAli Wishiwala

Group Director of Information Security & Cyber Risk Management,
Alshaya Group

Anoop Paudval

Head of Information Security Governance Risk & Compliance,
Gulfnews

Vipin Kumar Bhaskaran

Head of Information Security Risk & Governance and International Security,
First Abu Dhabi
Bank

Rizwan Arain

Group CISO,
Habib Bank AG Zurich

Muhammed Othman Al Akkad

VP of Technology,
Ejabi Infosec

Zahra Hanif

Regional Marketing Manager - META at Thales

Paul Mathew

CEO
Valuementor

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CONFIRMED SPONSORS

Platinum SPONSOR

GOLD SPONSOR

SILVER SPONSORS

LUNCH SPONSOR

LOUNGE EXHIBITORS

Quiz sponsor

More sponsors to be announced

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CONFIRMED SPONSORS

Platinum SPONSOR

GOLD SPONSORs

SILVER SPONSORS

LUNCH SPONSOR

LOUNGE EXHIBITORS

More sponsors to be announced

INDUSTRIES AT
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#MEPSS

  • Banking and Financial Services
  • E-Commerce
  • Retail
  • Contact Centers
  • Government
  • Telecommunication
  • Aviation
  • FMCG
  • Utilities
  • &more!
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SAMPLE LIST OF TOPICS
  • Using PCI DSS v4.0 to Modernize Identity Frameworks and Controls
  • How Fintech Firms should get ready for the Roll out of PCI DSS 4.0?
  • PCI DSS 4.0: What Organizations in the Middle East Need to know
  • Data Protection in PCI DS v4.0: What you need to know to be Compliant
  • PCI DSS Compliance: Meeting the Third-Party Vendor Requirements
  • PCI Compliance & the Importance of Penetration Testing!
  • How Governments in the Region can prepare for New PCI DSS Compliance
  • PCI DSS v4.0: Boosting e-commerce script security to combat online skimming
  • The Role Of Microsegmentation In PCI DSS 4.0
  • What Does PCI DSS 4.0 Mean for API?
  • PCI DSS Requirements for Banks: Preparing for PCI DSS 4.0
  • What Is The Role Of A CISO In Compliance?
  • How Does PCI DSS 4.0 Affect Web Application Firewalls?
  • PCI DSS 4.0: What changes for AppSec?
  • Protecting Sensitive Data from Insider Threats in PCI DSS 4.0
  • What is Tokenization – and How Does It Influence PCI DSS?
  • DMARC PCI DSS: Now a mandatory requirement for version 4.0
  • &more!

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AGENDA

08:00 AM - 09:00 AM :
Registration and Refreshments
09:00 AM - 09:10 AM :
Welcome note by Rachel Muellman (EMCEE) + Announcing the online quiz prize winner.
09:10 AM - 09:30 AM :
Keynote 1:
New Emerging Technologies; Exploring Potential Security Risks/Threats – Role of PCI Security Standards Council
  • Nitin Bhatnagar, Regional Director of Middle East, India & ASEAN, PCI Security Standards Council
09:30 AM - 09:40 AM:
Welcome note by Thales
Peter Dsouza – Regional Sales Manager Thales Data Security, Thales Data Security
09:40 AM - 10:20 AM :
Panel Discussion 1:
Regional Threat Landscape – Challenges & Opportunities Confirmed Panellists -
  • Nitin Bhatnagar, Regional Director of Middle East, India & ASEAN, PCI Security Standards Council
  • Philip Westgarth, Group CISO, Network International
  • Fabian John D’mello, Cyber Security Leader, GBM
  • RajabAli Wishiwala, Group Director of Information Security and Cyber Risk Management, Alshaya Group
  • Moderator – Alexander Thomas, Chief Risk Officer, Invest Bank
10:20 AM - 10:50 AM :
Keynote 2:
Accelerate your time to comply with Thales.
  • Peter Dsouza – Regional Sales Manager Thales Data Security, Thales
  • Lakhiwinder Singh – Director Pre Sales Director, Thales
10:50 AM - 11:10 AM :
Keynote 3:
The Future of Payment Security in the Era of AI
  • Dharshan Shanthamurthy, Founder and CEO, SISA
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM :
Networking Break
11:40 AM - 12:20 PM :
Panel Discussion 2:
What Is the Role of a CISO In Compliance?

Confirmed Panellists –
  • Rizwan Arain, Group CISO, Habib Bank AG Zurich
  • Julian Guttierrez Palacio, CTO, Pyypl
  • Ivan Tverdokhlebov, CEO, Compliance Control
  • Moderator: Mohd Rashid, Chief Compliance and Risk Officer, Jingle Pay
12:20 PM - 12:40 PM :
Keynote 4: 
Revolutionizing Payment Security: Emerging Trends and Innovations
• Hazem Badr, Director, Chief Information Security Officer, HungerStation
12:40 PM - 13:00 PM :
Keynote 5: 
PCI DSS 4.0 – a journey of business confidence
• Anoop Paudval, Head of Information Security Governance Risk & Compliance, GulfNews
13:00 PM - 13:50 PM :
Panel Discussion 3:
PCI DSS 4.0: Are we prepared? Lessons learnt and pitfalls to avoid.

Confirmed Panellists –
  • Dr. Alok Tuteja, President, ISACA
  • Wojciech Soltysiak, Chief Technology Officer, NymCard
  • Prabhat Kumar Pathak, Director IT, Gulf Marketing Group
  • Mohan Kumar D, Head of Information Security, United Arab Bank
  • Muhammed Othman Al Akkad, VP Technology, Ejabi Infosec
  • Moderator – Rajesh Yadla, Executive Manager Information Security, Leading Bank in the UAE
13:50 PM - 14:00 PM :
Kahoot questions answer contest
14:00 PM - 14:10 PM :
Keynote 6: 
Paul Mathew, Valuementor
14:10 PM - 14:20 PM :
Closing Note by Platinum Sponsor
  • Zahra Hanif, Marketing Manager, ME, Thales
14:20 PM - 15:20 PM :
VIP Luncheon
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EXHIBITION AREA
Middle East Payment Security Summit will host an exclusive Exhibition Area, where over 10+ Solution Providers will have their own booths, replete with seating area – designed to host powerful B2B meetings with all attendees of the event.

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      QNA MARCOM

      QNA Marcom stands as a vibrant global marketing agency providing holistic one-stop-shop marketing solutions. Apart from orchestrating impactful events & conferences, our proficiency extends across diverse realms such as tele-calling services, digital marketing, content generation, lead generation, research, exhibition services, and growth engineering. With a cumulative experience exceeding 15 years in these areas, we are committed to empowering businesses globally through strategic marketing endeavours that fuel growth and leave a significant impact on our clients’ enterprise.

      LOCATE US

      QNA Grosvenor Tower
      Barsha Heights,
      Dubai United Arab Emirates

      CONTACT US

      Biju Krishnan
      Event Producer,
      QNA Group,
      Mo. +971586823535
      biju@qnamarcom.com
      Ankit Shukla
      Managing Director,
      QNA Group,
      WhatsApp +971552572807
      ankit@qnamarcom.com