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How to Implement a 'Security by Design' Approach

Kuwait Oil Co. CISO Offers Strategic Insights
Reem AIShammari, CISO, Kuwait Oil Company

Adopting a “security by design” approach and weaving it into the digital transformation road map helps organizations defend against cyberthreats, says Reem AlShammari, CISO at Kuwait Oil Co.

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Another important step, she says in a video interview, is sharing threat intelligence among stakeholders, including service providers, technology partners, and government agencies.

This interview was part of the Information Security Media Group's recent Cybersecurity Virtual Summit: Middle East. As a keynote speaker, Al Shammari offered insights on:

As CISO at Kuwait Oil Co., Al Shammari has led efforts to improve the maturity of cybersecurity in the energy sector. She is a co-founder and board member of Women in CyberSecurity Middle East. She has been ranked #1 at IFSEC Global Top Influencers in Security & Fire 2019 and awarded the "The Arab CISO of the Year 2019".


About the Author

Geetha Nandikotkur

Geetha Nandikotkur

Managing Editor, Asia & the Middle East, ISMG

Nandikotkur is an award-winning journalist with over 20 years of experience in newspapers, audiovisual media, magazines and research. She has an understanding of technology and business journalism and has moderated several roundtables and conferences, in addition to leading mentoring programs for the IT community. Prior to joining ISMG, Nandikotkur worked for 9.9 Media as a group editor for CIO & Leader, IT Next and CSO Forum.




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