De Bacci Family attended the Cybertech Global UAE-Dubai 2021.
“This 8th edition of the renowned international exhibition and conference is the LARGEST networking event for the cyber industry outside of the U.S.”
A number of important topics were discussed including the Post-COVID cybersecurity solutions, Artificial Intelligence resiliencies to cyber attacks, opportunities in the cyber protection of nuclear infrastructure and power grids in the UAE, global trends in cyber investments, fintech and cyber security, and more.
Among the notable speakers were:
- H.E. DR. MOHAMED AL-KUWAITI, Head of Cyber Security, United Arab Emirates Government, UAE
- H.E. HUDA AL HASHIMI, Chief of Strategy and Government Innovation, UAE Government, UAE
- DR. RAPHAEL NAGEL, Founder and Chairman, The Abrahamic Business Circle, UAE
- BRANDON WALES, Acting Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), USA
- GEN. (RET.) DAVID H. PETRAEUS, Former Director of the CIA, USA
- ADM MICHAEL S. ROGERS, Former Commander, United States Cyber Command, USA
- GENERAL (RET.) WESLEY K. CLARK, Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe, USA
- MICHELE CONINSX, Assistant Secretary General & Executive Director, Counter Terrorism Executive Directorate (CTED), United Nations, USA
- DAVID J. BLUMBERG, Founder and Managing Partner, Blumberg Capital, USA
- PROF. KINGSLEY MOGHALU, Former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, USA
- H.E. RAMÓN MARTÍNEZ DE LA GUARDIA, Minister, Commerce and Industries, Panama
- HAROLDO JAYME MARTINS FROES CRUZ, Head of Information Technology Department, Central Bank of Brazil, Brazil
- GOKUL MANI, Head of Africa, Middle East & India, London Stock Exchange Group, UK
- H.E. FRANZ FAYOT, Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, Minister of the Economy, Luxembourg
- ANDREAS KÖNEN, Director-General for Cyber and Information Security, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building, and Community (BMI), Germany
- DR. CHRISTOS DIMAS, Deputy Minister of Development & Investments, Research, Innovation and Technology, Member of the Hellenic Parliament, Greece
- HON. MATTIA FANTINATI, Member of OECD Parliamentary Group on AI; Member of the House of Representatives, Italian Parliament, Italy
- YIGAL UNNA, Director General, Israel National Cyber Directorate, Israel
- RAHAV SHALOM-REVIVO, Head of Financial-Cyber Innovation and International Engagements, Ministry of Finance, Israel
- ADV. ADEL BADIR, Mayor of Kfar Qasem, Israel
- SHRI ANIL AGRAWAL, Joint Secretary, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India, India
- DR. PRACHYA CHALERMWAT, Secretary General, National Cyber Security Agency, Thailand
Countess Elena De Bacci and Countessina Anna De Bacci attended the conference on behalf of De Bacci Family. During the conference, they had meetings with several attendees, including a United Nations associate and Chairperson of a NGO Justice Without Boarders, Jasin Ravasde, Director of Ministry of Statistics of BIH, Prof. Emir Kremic, Head of Primary Markets at London Stock Exchange, Gokul Mani, and the owner of Private Jets Company Jet-Set VIP, Eilon Topaz.
Countessina Anna De Bacci, Family Protection Ambassador, commented:
Every morning, we start our day with our mobile phones, checking our emails, scrolling through the social media and overwhelming amount of online news…While our children are sitting next to us, watching and, naturally, repeating what we are doing.
More than half (!) of children in the U.S. now own a smartphone by the age of 11, while for teenagers, the number is even higher – 80%. All these children go online and immerse themselves in a complex world of experiences that most of us are not even aware of. Some of these experiences are harmless games and funny cat videos, but some are not. How can we protect our children from inappropriate content, targeted abuse, cyberbullying, online blackmail and hackers?
We need to take action to prevent tragic consequences, such as suicide committed by Daniel Perry, 17, who was blackmailed and asked for thousands of pounds, having been tricked into thinking he was chatting with a girl his own age online.
Not only we need to educate children and their parents on Internet safety, but we need to ensure this issue is properly recognised in education and child protection policies.
Cybertech Global gathers government officials and CEOs of key cyber security organisations from all over the world, creating a great opportunity to make this happen. May God bless this important initiative to protect the eyes and minds of the most vulnerable – our children.