Doha, 2 November 2017 – QNB Group, the largest financial institution in the Middle East and Africa, will be the Diamond Sponsor of the 4th Information Security Conference for the Financial Sector, organized by Qatar Central Bank (QCB) on 5-6 November 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel.
QNB has been the sponsor of this important conference since its first edition, and the sponsorship comes as part of the Bank’s commitment to promoting financial excellence, and nurturing financial knowledge and expertise in the State of Qatar. Through these efforts, QNB aims to inject new knowledge into Qatar’s economy, thus helping the growing state achieve its 2030 National Vision.
The two-day conference, held under the theme “Cyber-hacking and its Impact on the Economy”, will discuss global cybercrimes and cyber threats facing the financial sector. High-level speakers and cyber security experts from Qatar and worldwide will meet to shed light on information security challenges facing financial institutions, and propose strategies of prevention and protection.
An exhibition will be held on the side-lines of the event allowing businesses specializing in the field across the region to participate and showcase their products for visitors from all over the world.
QNB Group’s presence through its subsidiaries and associate companies extends to more than 31 countries across three continents providing a comprehensive range of advanced products and services. The total number of employees exceeds 27,800, operating through more than 1,230 locations, with an ATM network of more than 4,200 machines.