SISA Participates in Middle East Payment Security Summit 2024

Dubai, UAE – June 11, 2024SISA, a global leader in forensics-driven cybersecurity solutions for digital payments, was proud to participate as the Gold Sponsor at the recently concluded Middle East Payment Security Summit 2024. This prestigious event, held in partnership with the PCI Security Standards Council, UAE Cyber Security Council, UAE Bank Federation, and ISACA, took place on June 11, 2024, at the Kempinski The Boulevard Hotel in Dubai. 

While delivering the keynote address Founder and CEO SISA, Dharshan Shanthamurthy said “The Future of Digital Payment Security in the Era of AI is going to transform radically, and hence AI-driven security enhancements and strategies will be pivotal to protect organizations from emerging threats.” 

This premier Summit was dedicated to advancing payment security, compliance, and innovation, bringing together over 150 senior decision-makers from diverse industries across the Middle East. The agenda was designed to equip participants with cutting-edge knowledge to effectively manage the transition to PCI DSS v4.0, enhancing security and compliance across their organizations. 

On the sidelines of the event SISA awarded the awarded PCI DSS 4.0 compliance certificate to AI Etihad Payments. “I extend my congratulations to Al Etihad Payments on achieving this compliance certificate and commend their dedication to enhancing their capabilities and delivering top-notch services to their customers,” said Dharshan. At SISA, as pioneers in providing cybersecurity solutions for the digital payments industry, we are proud to enable the implementation of even stronger security measures, further securing Al Etihad Payments operations and their customers’ data, he added.   

This year’s summit delved into crucial aspects of PCI DSS v4.0, including modernizing identity frameworks, preparing fintech firms for the rollout, and tackling unique compliance challenges. Special emphasis was placed on e-commerce security, penetration testing, micro segmentation, and the latest protocols for API and application security. 

With 18 years of expertise, SISA was well-positioned to make a significant impact at the summit. In our exclusive exhibition area, we facilitated engaging B2B meetings with event attendees and showcased our comprehensive suite of solutions for digital payments. We highlighted our capabilities in Unified Compliance, MXDR (Managed Extended Detection and Response), and Data Discovery and Classification. Our discussions also covered how the new PCI DSS v4.0 is poised to bolster security for emerging technologies, addressing potential risks and threats effectively. 

“The Middle East Payment Security Summit 2024 represented a significant opportunity for us to demonstrate our expertise and solutions,” said Dharshan. 

The event provided a valuable platform for SISA to engage with key industry leaders, showcase our latest innovations in forensics-driven cybersecurity, and demonstrate how our advanced solutions can assist organizations in maintaining compliance with dynamic regulations and boosting their cyber resilience. 

About SISA: SISA is a global forensics-driven cybersecurity solutions company for the digital payments industry, trusted by leading organizations for securing their businesses with robust preventive, detective, and corrective cybersecurity solutions. Our problem-first, human-centric approach helps businesses strengthen their cybersecurity posture. We apply the power of forensic intelligence and advanced technology to offer true security to 2,000+ customers across 40+ countries. 

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