Meet Our Mentors
A cybersecurity GRC professional with 4+ years in GRC field, 2+ years of experience in the Banking Sector, 2 years of experience in Telecom Sector, 3 years professional instructor for cybersecurity courses in ITI, Certified GRC Professional, GRC Auditor, Policy Management Professional, and Data privacy Professional, She took the first place in CTF Women in Cybersecurity in 2019 , she assits in maintaining adequate security risk levels of cybersecurity, Ensure the identified cybersecurity risks are managed according to the risk management program, follow up on the mitigation of cybersecurity risks with the concerned business lines untill closure, identify cybersecurity controls necessary to full-fill Compliance and Regulatory requirements ( SWIFT, CBE, PCI-DSS, etc.) to ensure adequate risk reduction/ mitigation, Assist in the development of appropriate cybersecurity policies and procedures in compliance with Group, CBE, NTRA, GDPR and other applicable international cybersecurity standards, Follow up on Audit reports along with audit Findings/ Recommendations by internal Audit, CBE, NTRA and external audit and ensure remediation with the related parties, Provide advice
Course: Introduction to Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) -
Ingy El Sobky
Ingy El Sobky holds the EC- Council Masters Degree in Security Sciences and Certified Information Security Manager, at ISACA. Information Security GRC Manager at one of the Financial Institutions. Along seven years of providing Banking sector security consultancy to support secure business enablement abiding by the time to market for the business initiatives and projects performing risk assessments to assure that the security by design concept is considered during the initiation phase in addition to technical controls implementation recommendation and validate the security aspects. Additionally, the selection of the optimum security solution to fulfil bank requirements is onboarded to the Security portfolio. Also, developing Information Security policies and different programs such as risk management and awareness, etc.Provided security professional services for around seven years across multiple sectors such as Oil and Gas, Banking, Hospitality, Health Care, Corporate, etc... in terms of technology implementation, proof of concepts and training.
Course: GRISC & GRC(ISC2)
Offensive Security & Cyber defense
Software Engineer/Academic Researcher with mixed experience between teaching as an assistant lecturer/instructor and Backend engineer.As Assistant Lecturer/Instructor i developed from scratch academic content supported with activity led-learning projects with great cycle of hands-on exercises.As software engineer i worked in fields of business intelligence, Data Analytics and Backend i worked with companies with different backgrounds and industries between Egypt, Kuwait and KSA.
Course: Programming using Python
Offensive Security & Cyber defense
a Security professional with 10+ years of experience in the IT Security Field, 7 years’ of experience in the Banking Sector, 3 years of experience in the Telecom Sector, and a Cloud Service Provider. He is in charge of overseeing and controlling all aspects of security technologies in a business. The job entails planning and carrying out security measures and products that will protect a business’s data and information from deliberate attack, unauthorized access, corruption, and theft. would also be expected to be responsible for training and supervising staff. Through those years, he has had the experience of conducting business with many multinational vendors. The diversified portfolio in the Banking and Telecom Sectors gave him the opportunity to work closely with cross-functional teams from the Infrastructure, Network, Security, and Enterprise Business Unit as well.
Courses: Cyber Defense Essential Security
Offensive security : Certified Information Systems Security Professional(CISSP)
Omar Zayed is a Communications Engineer who has a strong interest in Cybersecurity, specifically in the area of Security Operations Center (SOC). He has extensive knowledge and experience in various areas of Cybersecurity, including SOC investigation, Digital Forensics, Incident Response, Threat Hunting and Malware Analysis. Omar's expertise in the field of Cybersecurity goes beyond his technical knowledge. He has hands-on experience in incident investigation, SOC processes, and building SIEM alerting capabilities and solutions using tools like QRadar, Splunk, and ELK Stack. Also has high level of knowledge and experience in solving Digital Forensics and Incident Response (DFIR) cases, implementing threat hunting and detection capabilities, and conducting purple teaming activities such as adversary emulation.
Windows Forensics & SOC Essentials (CyberOps Associate )
Currently, I am Senior Datacenter and System Operation Engineer at MCIT, Hold Professional Master from Cairo University in the Cloud Computing Networks at 2018. I have extensive experience in the Field of Cloud Computing and System Administration more than 10 years in addition, I am teaching a lot of courses that are related to the field (Networking, Linux Administration, Data Storage Management, Virtualization Technology and Public Cloud) with multiple Training Providers (ITI, Computek Learning Solution (CLS), Master Linux, Dx Technologies and MCIT) with valuable feedback. I also worked in some projects as a Network and System Engineer at the Egyptian Cloud Computing Center for deployment of the Private Cloud using open-source tools and Round Pixel as Senior System Engineer. I certified VMware VCP-DCV, VMware NSX-T, Redhat (RHCSA), Dell EMC (ISM) and Cisco (CCNP).
Course: : Linux Administration
Ahmed is Cyber Security Consultant with 20 years of IT industry experience out of them 15 years focusing on Cyber Security, He graduated from Cairo University - Faculty of Engineering then was awarded a scholarship in Cyber Security from ITI. During his career he has been consulting major enterprises and governments clients in Egypt, North Africa and Gulf. Ahmed multiple Egyptian and multinational companies including IBM, Etisalat Misr, RayaIT and SecurityMeter, where he occupied Managerial and Technical Lead position. Also he teached for Cairo University, O6U, TKH University and ITI.
ISO 27001 implementation & PCI-DSS Imp. Lead
Ahmed is a cyber security consultant with 10+ years of experience in Cyber security In Banking and Telecom sectors. Been working in many domains such as: Threat intelligence, Vulnerability management, Data Security, security architecture design , Risk Management, Security auditing, security awareness and Security compliance.
Ahmed is Awarded the Think Agile award across Vodafone Group 2020 and CISO rising star award 2019,2022"arab security conference and certified with CRISC,CISM,ISO 27K LA,CTIA,eWPTX, CEH, digital windows forensics, malware analysis
Course: Introduction to Malware Analysis
+12 years cybersecurity security & compliance experience in banking sector and instructor. Enabling business-based decisions regarding technology vulnerabilities, risk through effective risk & vulnerability assessment, vendor management & organizational leadership. Passionate, persuasive and articulate; communicates effectively with technology & business stakeholders to protect against reputation and/or financial harm.
Course: Cyber resilience
Mervat Karam is a highly accomplished professional known for her expertise in software engineering, cyber security, and her invaluable contributions to the field. With a strong background in software engineering and a passion for protecting digital assets, Mervat has made significant strides in the realm of cyber security, leaving a lasting impact on the organizations she has worked with.. For eight years, she honed her programming skills, tackling complex challenges and delivering innovative solutions. Mervat's dedication and technical prowess allowed her to excel in her field, earning her accolades and recognition for her exceptional work. She specialized in penetration testing for web applications and mobile applications. Her expertise in identifying vulnerabilities, assessing risks, and implementing robust security measures set her apart as a highly sought-after professional in the field.Currently serving as the Head of Cyber Security at MaxAB. Byond her professional obligations, Mervat is deeply committed to sharing her knowledge and expertise with others. She has delivered over a 500 sessions on various topics over the last 13 years, including programming, security, secure coding, and secure SDLC.
Mohamed Hamdi, CISM, GREM, ISO27001LI, CEH, CHFI, ECSA, ECIH, CSA, CEI, PECP Trainer, He is also Cyber security International Certified Trainer
Mohamed has more than 13 years of experience in the area of technical cybersecurity consultation and training
Mohamed has been awarded the EC-Council Best Instructor award for 2021 and 2022