WATEEN Faisal SattarSTAFF REPORT LHR:  Wateen Telecom has recently been invited to participate in the prestigious first ever Punjab Information Technology Board Information Security Conference.

Wateen Telecom Chief Technology Officer, Faisal Sattar, represented his company at the conference. The event was aimed at creating awareness around information security and the challenges faced by organizations in the ever-evolving sphere of cyber security and business continuity.

On the occasion, various stakeholders from the government, industry, and academia shared their knowledge and experience and debated how to effectively combat the latest threats to information security. A number of prominent CIOs, Information Security Heads, researchers and professors attended the event.

This conference raised awareness about information security and increasing collaboration among universities, industries and government institutions to address this important issue.

Dr. Umar Saif, Chairman PITB and Nahil Mahmood, Founder and President, Cloud Security Alliance Pakistan, were the people behind this one-of-a-kind event, which was held at the Arfa Technology Park Lahore.

Commenting on the event, Faisal Sattar, said, “With the rise of bring your own device and commercialization of IT, information security should be given paramount importance by any organization in order to ensure business continuity and negating the more obvious threats of reputational damage and competitive disadvantage.”

Wateen also provided live updates and notifications about the event on their Facebook and Twitter accounts for the blogging and online community, he said.

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