In a bid to bolster knowledge and preparedness in the ever-evolving realm of cybersecurity, Palestine Technopark, in collaboration with Intersect Innovation Hub, Foothill Technology Solutions, and Gaza Sky Geeks, successfully orgnised the inaugural Cybersecurity Technical Day on September 9, 2023. This pioneering event brought together cybersecurity professionals, IT decision-makers, students, and tech enthusiasts under one roof at the esteemed Palestine Technopark.
The event commenced with a thought-provoking session titled "Cybersecurity: A Reality Check," featuring Rabi' Barakat, Founder and Senior Security Architec, underscoring the critical need for vigilance and readiness in safeguarding our digital lives, businesses, and critical infrastructure in the face of evolving cyber threats.
The technical day continued its educational journey with an exploration of "Customized Ethical Hacking," led by Ibrahim AlSharif from HITEC - Hebron Innovation TechnoPark. AlSharif's presentation shed light on the role of ethical hacking techniques in fortifying digital security, providing attendees with key insights into customized methodologies to enhance their cybersecurity measures.
Mohanad Kanaan, representing PalTech US, took center stage for the event's third session, offering an engaging "Introduction to Cybersecurity." His expertise equipped the audience with fundamental knowledge essential for navigating the complex and dynamic field of cybersecurity.
Dr. Islam Amro, a prominent figure in the cybersecurity arena, delivered a comprehensive session titled "Roadmap Towards Zero Trust Model." Dr. Amro's presentation served as a guiding light, outlining the steps necessary to implement the Zero Trust Model - a pivotal concept in contemporary cybersecurity.
The grand finale of the Cybersecurity Technical Day featured Khaled Damra, an expert in "Information and Security Risk" from the Bank of Palestine. Damra's session delved into the intricacies of information security, highlighting the challenges and strategies required to safeguard sensitive data and systems in an increasingly digitized world.
Throughout the event, attendees had the opportunity to connect with fellow cybersecurity experts, researchers, and enthusiasts, fostering collaboration and the exchange of ideas. The day also provided insights into emerging trends and challenges shaping the future of the cybersecurity domain.