About CYMASS

CYMASS 2017 Security Conference is aimed at high-level decision makers around the globe seeking expert guidance on securing places of mass gathering via traditional methods and integrating effective cyber security frameworks.

Presented by Emirates Security Group and Austability, the inaugural conference will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in February 2017, and focuses on the link between cyber threats, trends & developments, and their influence on securing places of mass gathering.

The conference will present two days of industry-focused expertise, during which subject matter experts and industry exhibitors will deliver a prudent combination of strategy and security designed to protect places of mass gathering, with specific reference to cyber security.

CYMASS 2017 Security Conference will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on 21 and 22 February 2017.

The conference provides access to business and networking with the top decision-makers involved in the navigation of a collection of multi-billion-dollar sectors: The Middle East cyber market alone is expected to grow to almost USD $10 billion by 2020.

In terms of places of mass gathering, the region will be one of the world’s fastest growing aviation markets during the next 20 years, with an extra 237 million passengers flying to, from and within the Middle East, with travel and tourism expected to generate towards more than USD $320 billion by 2025. Furthermore, the International Air Transport Association’s 20-year forecast projects global passenger numbers in the region to more than double to 7.3 billion by 2034. (IATA; Frost & Sullivan; World Travel & Tourism Economic Impact Report)

CYMASS also brings together those the highest echelon of representatives and subject-matter experts involved in securing world-renowned events and gatherings, such as the G20 Summit, World Cup Sporting Events, the Hajj (bringing together almost 3 million people in pilgrimage to Mecca).

These professionals will meet, network and discuss a prudent combination of strategy and security designed to protect places of mass gathering either with the assistance of cyber security or from malicious cyber-attack. Attendance is exclusive - CYMASS 2017 will gather select number of senior-level industry representatives, representing Middle East sectors that, combined, are expected to grow to more than USD $330 billion in the next nine years. The conference provides brand-association and access to business networking with the top decision-makers involved in the navigation of a collection of these multi-billion-dollar sectors.

The conference is aimed at a number of industries including those related to safety, security, crisis management and operational risk, but also aviation, travel, and other sectors catering to places of mass gatherings – an element that will bring a unique, interesting and invaluable perspective to the industry at large.

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Attendance is exclusive - CYMASS 2017 will gather select number of senior-level industry representatives, representing Middle East sectors that, combined, are expected to grow to more than USD $330 billion in the next nine years. The conference provides brand-association and access to business networking with the top decision-makers involved in the navigation of a collection of these multi-billion-dollar sectors.

The conference is aimed at a number of industries including those related to safety, security, crisis management and operational risk, but also aviation, travel, and other sectors catering to places of mass gatherings – an element that will bring a unique, interesting and invaluable perspective to the industry at large.