Shehab Najjar Discusses Keeping an Eye on Cyber Attacks

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Shehab Najjar was appointed Head of the Cyber Counter Terrorism Unit for CYBERPOL in 2016. His responsibilities include monitoring the World Wide Web to track malevolent and terrorist websites and IPs containing illegal or harmful content capable of affecting the physical, emotional and psychological well-being of all Internet users, as well as other special tasks.

Shehab is the official representative of CYBERPOL in the Middle East and leads the CYBERPOL RED SOC UNIT. He also works as a cyber security consultant for a government entity in Dubai, UAE.

He has extensive experience in penetration testing, cyber threat intelligence and cyber terrorism investigation. Shehab has conducted cyber security training for more than 4,000 employees in UAE and 23,000 students in the Middle East and South Africa. He also uses his social media accounts to increase security awareness in the Middle East and South Africa.

Shehab has won numerous awards for presenting six cyber security innovations to make Dubai more secure. He is currently working to implement all his ideas with a government agency in Dubai.He is based in Dubai, UAE.

Last but not least, Shehab became the official representative of SOMA Messenger. The world’s fastest and secured messenger and he is familiar to media; where he appeared on many TV channels, newspapers, news agencies, radio stations and electronic magazines.

At the Kaspersky Lab Cyber Security Weekend Shehab touched on the subject of “Keeping an eye on cyber attacks.” In the video below, Shehab discusses cyber-threat statistics for the meta region as well as how the firm had shutdown various social media platforms controlled by ISIS.

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