PIITA Cyber Security Event

The Management & Technical Aspect of Information Security

May 5, 2017
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Venue: Rice Overdose Restaurant, Hamdan St.


Registration Closed.


With the security heads to understand associated security, law, risk, governance, and audit & compliance requirementsSome open source threat intelligence tools and interesting stuff and interact with our expert in Threat Intelligence
2:30 – 3:00 PMRegistration & Networking
3:00 – 3:10Welcome Remarks

Arwin Detera, ITIL Expert, IT professor, Systems Admin and Developer
Chairman, PIITA
3:15 – 3:30Introduction to Information Security: Cyber Security Landscape, Threats & Trends, Career Path

Keen Gutierrez,(view profile) Head of IT specializing in architecting IT Solutions and automating business processes
3:35 – 3:50KEYNOTE: Governance, Risk & Compliance – An Overview of the Strategic & Management Aspect of Information Security

Irene Corpuz,(view profile) ITIL, PMP, ISO27K LA & LI, EFQM Assessor, CKM
Head of Information Security,
PIITA Adviser
3:50 – 4:05NETWORKING BREAK – Special number – Cadenza Music Institute, Music Students’ presentation
4:10 – 5:40KEYNOTE: Beginner’s Guide to Deep Web, Dark Web – THREAT INTELLIGENCE

Amit Gupta, (view profile)CISSP, ACSA, ECSA
Information Security Specialist
5:45 – 6:15Evolving & Advancing Security Threats
Moderator: Anthony Diaz (view profile)
Panelists: Irene Corpuz (view profile), Amit Gupta (view profile), Ron Precilla (view profile)
6:20 – 6:30PIITA Updates: Chris Rollan
- Certification Watch
- Training Schedules
- Next Event
6:30 – 6:45 Partner’s Keynote
Bhavani Suresh, CEO NBIZ Infosol
6:45 – 7:00PIITA Open Forum with Member
7:00 – 8:00 PM Dinner
Nexus Presentation
Masters of Ceremony:  Ms. Nancy Asa, ITIL


Registration Closed.









Amit is an eight year experienced information security specialist. He is an expert is SIEM technology and certified in multiple SIEM products along with being a CISSP. He works on cutting edge detection tools and technologies to detect cyber attacks and minimize the loss to business. He has worked in world class Security Operation Centers and has used multiple threat intelligence platforms for sharing and building cyber intelligence.




Irene offers 28 years of diverse work experience with projects ranging in Asia, Europe, US and the UAE.  She is currently the Head of Information Security at an Abu Dhabi government entity. Irene achieved her Masters of Science in IT at the University of Wales, UK, has multiple certifications including ITIL, PMP, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor and Lead Assessor, EFQM Certified Auditor.  She is also a multi-awarded professional among the few are 100 Most Influential Filipinas in the Globe 2016, Illustrado’s 100 Most Influential Filipinos in the Gulf, The Filipino Times’ IT Executive of the Year 2016,  CISO 100 – Middle East Security Award, and Stevie Award Female Executive of the Year 2013. She is also a sought after conference speaker in the GCC, Europe & Asia, and is a roster speaker at the MISTI CISO Summit conferences.




Keen, born and brought up in Abu Dhabi. He wanted to be an architect but instead started a career in I.T. right after high school as a Systems Supervisor/Computer Trainer. He’s been in and around the I.T. scene for around 17 years. Currently, the Head of IT – Systems and Solutions in a logistics firm. A football enthusiast, he’s also a member of the local Philippine Football club.




Anthony is Infrastructure Team Leader, Tawazun Industrial Park.  He is a Computer Engineer,  achieved his MBA and is currently pursuing his PhD Degree.  Anthony has achieved the certifications in ITIL, ISO 27001 Practitioner, and specializes in Data Center Operations & Management, IT Operations & Strategy, IT Governance, Project Management.  He has provided valuable contributions to PIITA being one of the pillars of the organization.




Ronald has over 16 years of IT and Security Experience. He is currently appointed as Manager-Security Strategy and Architecture on the biggest bank in Middle East and North Africa. Ronald holds a Master in Engineering Management and BS in Computer Engineering both at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila where he spend as well his time as Part-Time University Instructor. Ronald holds several vendor specific technical certifications like Fortinet, Juniper, Cisco, Arcsight , Infoblox to name a few. He is also a Certified Information Security Manager, Certified Information Security Auditor, Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control , A Standard Chartered Security Architect from SABSA, first batch of SCF Certified in the region , an ISO27001:LA. He is also active in social life being the Chairman of Abu Dhabi Filipino Volleyball Association ( ADFIVA ). In the recent CISO 100 Middle East Security Award, Ronald is the only Filipino Awardee.





Renen Jose Navalta

I am Renen Jose Navalta, a Filipino Web Developer based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates and currently working full time in an advertising agency. I have been working in this field for more than 15 years and has served quite a number of international projects and clients from personal, government to commercial. Apart from working on the web, I am also a 3D visualizer with focus on exhibition stands and I got a huge passion for photography as well.

One thought on “PIITA Cyber Security Event

  • May 6, 2017 at 8:47 pm

    Congratulations to the Officers and active members of the PIITA who collaborated to make this event a success. With one month preparation, it turned out well. Awesome presentation of Keen on intro and career path to Cybersecurity , Mustafa (Darktrace) for demo of Enterprise Immune System, Amit & Sahaya for the Threat Intelligence.

    Thanks to the NBIZ ladies and Nexus for the usual support and cooperation.

    Congratulations to the winners of the ITIL V3 Foundation Certification course.

    Level up mga ka-PIITA!!

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