DarkMatter, announced its participation at the forthcoming World Islamic Banking Conference (WIBC) 2016, taking place between 5 – 7 December, 2016 at the ART Rotana Hotel, Amwaj Islands, Manama, Bahrain. DarkMatter is the Cyber Security Innovation Partner to the event. This is the 23rd edition of the event.
The conference theme this year is “Economic Uncertainties: Vigilance & Growth”. WIBC 2016 is aimed at enabling Islamic finance to converge, strengthen and grow as an ecosystem whilst equipping leaders with breakthrough insights to navigate the complexity of the global financial system, and securing digital assets is part of that mandate.
During its participation at WIBC 2016, DarkMatter is keen to emphasize the requirement for financial institutions to assume heightened security postures, with Harshul Joshi, Senior Vice President of Cyber Governance, Risk and Compliance set to make a keynote address about ‘Cyber Security Challenges Facing the Banking Industry in the Middle East’.
Rabih Dabboussi, DarkMatter’s Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Business Development is set to offer his insights on why ‘Cyber Security is an imperative in the Digital Banking Era’, where he will focus his comments on the requirement for the banking sector to develop a strong cyber security posture as institutions continue to adopt new technologies and advanced processes at a fast pace.
Commenting on DarkMatter’s participation at WIBC 2016, Rabih Dabboussi said, “The banking and finance community is well aware of the cyber threats their industry attracts, and our interest in being present at this important meeting of Islamic financiers is to bring home the message that there are technologies, tools, processes and specialists who can help them navigate this potentially hazardous landscape.”