To reinforce its leadership in providing Cyber Security solutions Umniah Sponsors the Third Arab Banking Cyber Security Forum

Cyber security forum

February 23, 2022 – Amman, Jordan: Umniah, a subsidiary of Batelco Bahrain, sponsored the Third Arab Banking Cyber Security Forum, which took place on February 22 and 23, 2022, under the patronage of Central Bank of Jordan Governor H.E. Dr. Adel Sharkas titled; “Cyber Security and Bank Stability Challenge & Digital Forensic Readiness”


Umniah’s sponsorship to the forum, which was organized by the Union of Arab Banks in cooperation with the Central Bank of Jordan and the Association of Banks in Jordan, is directly in line with the company’s leading role as a predominant provider of cybersecurity solutions that allow both public and private organizations especially financial institutions, to protect against cyber-threats efficiently and effectively, in addition to offer a wide range of business solutions.


Umniah provides information security and protection services for companies through its Security Operation Center (SOC), including Consultancy and Assessment services in information security, Threat Monitoring and Hunting (Managed SOC), Clean Internet Services, Network and Data Protection, End-User Protection, Access Management and Workload and Cloud Protection.


Speaking about the forum, Umniah CEO Ziad Shatara said, “Our sponsorship is in line with our leading position in the field of cybersecurity and highlights SOC’s ability to provide unmatched and essential services to enterprises and institutions, helping protect them from potential cyberattacks, which have seen a remarkable increase on a global scale and have the potential to cause huge financial and moral losses to companies and countries.


Shatara went on to add that Umniah's technical expertise and its team of highly qualified cybersecurity specialists have helped companies maintain the privacy and security of customers and their data and have advanced their ability to manage potential risks with a high degree of reliability.


The forum, which was attended by cybersecurity experts from local and foreign banks as well as specialized government agencies that play a key role in advancing cybersecurity in the Kingdom, focused its discussions on cybersecurity and the impact of cyberattacks on institutions and countries in general, and banks and the banking system in particular. Attendees were also able to exchange cybersecurity experiences on a local, regional and international level as a way of advancing the efficiency of the Arab banking system and staying up to date with the latest global developments.