Leading Cyber Security Excellence: Empowering Cyber Brilliance and Ingenuity across the Middle East

About the in{:Cyber} at Intersec

Step into the future of cybersecurity at in{:cyber}, the paramount initiative within Intersec, proudly supported by the esteemed UAE Cybersecurity Council. This trailblazing event creates a dedicated space where top-notch cybersecurity companies, esteemed CISOs, and cyber professionals converge, igniting a synergy that forges meaningful connections, fosters collaborations, and engages in profound discussions on cutting-edge trends and transformative opportunities in the realm of cybersecurity.

With an unwavering commitment to fortifying digital security, in{:cyber} acts as a potent catalyst for knowledge exchange, technological advancements, and collective endeavors, safeguarding the UAE's digital ecosystem while extending its positive impact to a global scale. Embrace the future of secure digital landscapes with us, as we drive the charge towards cybersecurity brilliance in the UAE and beyond.

in{:cyber} Key Content Pillars

Hack Arena


3 day comprehensive program including:

  • Cyberdrills
  • CTF challenges
  • Panel discussions
  • InCyber Awards

Intersec Innovators Arena

Hack Arena

A dynamic three-day schedule packed with groundbreaking sessions and opportunities. The event kicks off with an inauguration featuring esteemed speakers and an intriguing keynote on national security development.

Day 1 focuses on the role of startups in cyber and national security, interspersed with pitches from innovative startups and aspiring job seekers.

Day 2 explores future trends, youth contributions, and Emirati talent

Day 3 offers workshops, debates, and quizzes, and culminates in recognizing pitch winners alongside a vibrant networking session.

The arena promises a fusion of insights, pitches, and networking, fostering collaboration among startups, industry leaders, and aspiring talent in the cybersecurity and AI domains.

ITU Led Table Top Exercise

ITU Led Table Top Exercise

The tabletop exercise will be a role-playing simulation of a cyber-attack targeting a financial institution. The participants will be divided into teams representing different departments of the financial institution, as well as national and sectoral CIRTs. The facilitator will present a scenario of the cyber-attack, and the participants will work together to respond to the attack. 

ITU Led Scenario Based Exercise

ITU Led Scenario Based Exercise

NucleoEnergetix Company engaged in Nuclear Science Research and Technology received a report that there was an anomaly attack on its infrastructure. Nation state threat actor (APT Group X) targeting ABC Organization in a country. They are leveraging advanced TTPs to infiltrate the targeted organization. S-DART Samurai Detection and Response Team as a team formed by NucleoEnergetix Company moves quickly to perform Digital Forensic and Incident Response (DFIR) investigation for this security incident. You as S-DART analyze and discover what happened in the attack targeting NucleoEnergetix Company. They have successfully perform data exfiltration, and utilizing their command and control server to control the victim machine inside the organization.

World Class Cyber Conference Content

  • How is the public sector prioritizing national cyber hygiene campaigns to reduce cyber risks, considering the potential high-visibility impact on critical infrastructures?
  • How are enterprises improving their cybersecurity posture and implementing data governance and protection?
  • Have enterprises ensured compliance with cybersecurity frameworks and safeguards to keep up with business digital transformations?

Meet Global Cybersecurity Companies


Experience an unparalleled opportunity to meet and interact with an array of global cybersecurity vendors, all converging in our dedicated in{:cyber} pavilion to showcase the absolute cutting-edge innovations and the latest products that are reshaping the landscape of digital defense.


Intersec -  The Cyber Zone
Intersec -  The Cyber Zone
Intersec -  The Cyber Zone
Intersec -  The Cyber Zone
Intersec -  The Cyber Zone
Intersec -  The Cyber Zone
Intersec -  The Cyber Zone
Intersec -  The Cyber Zone
Intersec -  The Cyber Zone

Cybersecurity Awareness Sessions

Considering today’s advancing technology, cybersecurity is an absolute necessity for businesses, especially with remote working culture and digital transformation. A recent analysis show that Cyber fundamentals fail to exist, which can cause major security and financial issues which would have been completely avoidable.

The Cybersecurity awareness session was hosted to learn more about essential cybersecurity measures, alongside fundamental tips to become more secure, including The 5 Pillars of Cybersecurity Hygiene.

Initiatives Information and key messages:

During the prestigious event, a one-of-a-kind Cybersecurity awareness session was organized under the initiative "Cybernode"- a partnership between DESC and Thales.

Cybernode was launched under DCIPark, which aims to up-skill the cyber workforce in the UAE and beyond, towards achieving a safer cyberspace. DCIPark, however, provides world-class cybersecurity trainings, crash courses, advanced scenarios, in addition to 2 programs: Certified CISO Executive Program (targeted for employees with more than 5 years of managerial experience in the information security field), and the bootcamp (targeted for graduates and entry level employees aiming to enhance their cybersecurity skills).

Sponsors and Supporters

Supported by

Supporting Association


Lead Cybersecurity Partner

Knowledge Partners

For Sponsorship Enquiries

Liam Murphy

Portfolio Sponsorship Manager

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