ASIS Chapter 250 Breakfast Meeting
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Dear Members and fellow Security Professionals,

I am pleased to announce that our chapter meeting for November 2019, shall be held at 08:30 am hrs on Wednesday the 27th of November 2019 at Emirates Aviation College, Auditorium, Building A. The Aviation College provides parking free of charge for events. You can notify the Security Guard at the entrance that you are attending the ASIS meeting. In pursuance of our goals of sharing industry best practices and benefitting members from mutual learning opportunities, we are delighted to have the following guest speakers:

Real Cyber Threats Against Critical Sectors in the GCC: IoT Infections & Malware Targeting SCADA Systems

Claude holds a Bachelor of Engineering from Notre Dame University and a Masters of Engineering and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Concordia Canada. He conducts training and education, consultancy and operations in the cybersecurity and intelligence areas. With more than 15 years of experience in both industry and academia, he has worked on several large-scale projects for various federal agencies. For instance, in 2013, he was involved in the investigation of the world largest DDoS DNS Amplification cyber attack.

In addition, Claude holds a certificate in university teaching. In 2013, he was awarded the prestigious FRQNT Quebec Government scholarship and received the Best Paper Award at the 12th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications, Cambridge, MA USA. He has published several research papers and two book chapters in the field of security and cyber terrorism.

He makes a strong effort to meet new people and surround himself with industry and academic pioneers. He seeks solutions and takes actions through his affiliations, leadership and communication skills. He is currently working in the field of cybersecurity, Internet of Things, SCADA, Big Data, machine learning, and intelligence gathering. Claude is a director at Steppa Cyber ( and an assistant professor at the University of Dubai ( More on Claude Fachkha can be found on his Linkedin account.

Please feel free to invite your colleagues and associates who may be interested (whether or not they are a member of ASIS) so that we can have greater diversity of perspectives and inputs.

I look forward to seeing you then!

Kind regards,

Chapter Vice Chairman,

ASIS Chapter 250 Monthly Meeting November 2019
Date & Time 27th November 2019 – 08:30 am HRS
Venue Emirates Aviation College, Auditorium Building A
Invitations All Members & Non-Members
Dress Code Business Dress
Meeting Highlights
  • Chapter Activities Road Map, 2019 Presentations
  • Real Cyber Threats Against Critical Sectors in the GCC: IoT Infections & Malware Targeting SCADA Systems
  • Chapter Elections