IDSF – Speaker Profile

Eman Al Awadhi

As Vice President of Cyber Security and Resilience at Expo 2020 Dubai, Eman is responsible for defining and implementing the most advanced cyber-security strategy ever seen at a World Expo. In today’s digital era, Eman has the significant task of ensuring the security of Expo 2020 technology infrastructure and data, as well as the privacy of visitor, participant and volunteer data.

Eman has more than 13 years of professional experience, beginning as a Network Security Engineer in the Telecommunication Regulatory Authority’s UAE Computer Emergency Response Team (aeCERT).

She was awarded the Prime Minister Medal by the Sheikh Khalifa Government Excellence Programme for the category of distinguished employee during her career at the TRA.

With her significant contributions in the field of cyber security, Eman has engaged in judging committees for various security competitions in the UAE and has actively participated in local and international conferences.

Eman is a member of the American University of Sharjah Computer Science and Engineering Advisory Board and the National Advisory Council for the College of Technological Innovation at Zayed University.

A graduate of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Programme for Leadership Development, she holds a Bachelor’s degree of Science in Computer Engineering from the American University of Sharjah and a Master’s degree of Science in Information Security from Khalifa University.

Eman published IEEE paper: Alawadhi.E, Salah. K, Martin. T, “ Assessing the security of cloud environment”, IEEE GCC conference and exhibition, November 17-2—2013, Doha, Qatar.

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