Speaker detail

  • Eng. Naveed Shafeek Ahmed
  • Information Security & IT Governance Consultant, KSA
  • General Department for Security Control National Information Centre Presidency of State Security, Saudi Arabia

Naveed is an Cyber Security and IT Governance expert with over 17 years of experience . An Electrical Engineer by profession, he has prior to this, rendered 10 years in the Electrical Engineering industry. He is a multi-certified management cadre professional with a core focus in Information Security Management, IT Governance, Cyber Security, Risk Management, Cyber Forensics, IS Audits and IT Processes consulting. His wide range of experience covers also the design and deployment of solutions protecting networks, systems, cloud environments and information assets for diverse companies and organizations in different verticals. He has directly contributed to the achievement of business goals by reducing information risk through the strategizing, fostering and sustainment of strong Information security management and IT Governance practices. He is currently working for a Saudi Government entity as an Information Security and IT Governance consultant. Here he has been credited with strategizing & implementing their GRC framework. He has in the past, held positions of CISO, Information security manager, Information Security Consultant for leading organizations in the GCC region and has serviced a global client base. Naveed strongly believes that knowledge and experience has to be disseminated and towards this, has spoken at various conferences and seminars. He is been a task force member for ISACA’s Asia Pacific CACS and has been a reviewer of their CISM manuals. He is currently also serving in the capacity of the GRA coordinator for the Riyadh ISACA chapter.