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Dubai: A conference on internal threat protection for business owners and executives will take place in Dubai and Abu Dhabi on 14 May and 16 May respectively, said the organizers SearchInform in a media release.

Companies in the Middle East region lose $8m annually due to data breaches, according to the 2023 Data Breach Report by IBM, said the organisers. In the UAE 72% of organizations experienced data leaks due to insiders’ actions. Besides data leaks, internal risks also include corporate espionage, theft, fraud, etc., and 91% of companies face such threats, it added. During the conference, experts in the sphere of information security will reveal methods for exposure of internal threats and explain, how to ensure protection.

SearchInform is a leading information security and risk management solutions vendor and one of the first internal threat protection service providers in the UAE. Business owners, executives, IT, and IS experts are invited to take part in the conference.

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During the conference, experts in the sphere of business protection will make presentations and reveal:

· What threats do the human factor-related issues pose to businesses?

· Which tools ensure protection against cases of corporate fraud, theft, and data leaks by employees?

· How are investigations of incidents, caused by employees’ actions performed?

· How to perform an audit of internal risks without additional expenses?

· What you will learn about your business after one month of the service usage.

The representatives of companies, which have already tested the service by SearchInform and managed to prevent internal incidents will take part in the conference as well and make a presentation. Participants of the conference will have a chance to communicate with the company executives and practicing IS analysts and get a consultation regarding ensuring internal security.

Participation in the conference is free of charge. To receive the invitation, please follow the link and register for the conference.