14th International Information Security Conference (InfoSec 2022)

When:  Jul 22, 2022 from 10:30 to 15:00 (PKT)
Associated with  Karachi Chapter

InfoSec Conference is Pakistan’s most high profile and established event taking place this year as well, being organized by Total Communications in association with ISACA Karachi.

This year, it is a Hybrid Conference. Kindly, register to attend the conference. 


- Conference: 14th International Information Security Conference (InfoSec 2022)

- Date: Thursday, July 21, 2022

- Time: 09:00 pm – 03:00 pm (Pakistan Time)

- Venue: Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi

- Register here: https://infosec-event.com/

- Organizer: TOTAL Communications Pakistan

- Contact: Mr. Salman Kazmi / Tel: (+92-213)2275138 / salman@totalcommunications.com.pk

- Agenda

09.00am - 09.30am Registration

09.30am - 09.35am Welcome Remarks & Speech by Dr. Imran Batada, CTO & Director Center of Information Technology, IoBM

09.35am - 09.40am Speech by Mr. Hussein Hassanali, President ISACA - Karachi Chapter, GM Head IT Audit, HBL

09.40am - 09.50am Keynote Speech by Mr. Asif Meenai, General Manager - CISO, HBL

09.50am - 10.05am Presentation by Mr. David Valovcin, Senior Director, Global Data Security, Imperva (USA)

10.05am - 10.25am Live Demo 1: Anatomy of a Cyber Attack

10.25am - 10.35am Speech by Mr. Talib Karim, President, IoBM

10.35am - 10.45am Speech by Syed Amir Ali, President & CEO, Bank Islami

10.45am - 10.55am Speech by Chief Guest, Dr. Arif Alvi, President, Islamic Republic of Pakistan

10.55am - 11.10am Distribution of Special Awards and mementos

11.10am - 11.25am Speech by Guest of Honor, Syed Irfan Ali, Managing Director, Deposit Protection Corporation

11.25am - 11.55am Networking Tea & Visit to Exhibition Area

11.55am - 12.05pm “Maximum Security Architecture” - Mr. Amer Khan, Senior Sales Director Pakistan & Afghanistan, Oracle


12.05am - 12.35pm Panel Discussion 1: Payment System Threats Moderator: Mr. Noman Abdul Qadir, Strategy and International, Expansion Consultant Confidential (UAE)


  • Mr. Rehan Masood, Joint Director, Payment Systems Department, SBP
  • Mr. Asif Meenai, General Manager - CISO, HBL
  • Mr. Jawad Khalid Mirza, CISO, Askari Bank | Chairman Cyber Security Forum, Pakistan Banks Association
  • Mr. Syed Abbas Ali , Chief Technology Officer, Access Group
  • Mr. Mahir Mohsin Sheikh, CEO, Trillium Information Security Systems


12.35pm - 12.50pm “Developing Capabilities” - Amanda Finch, CEO, Chartered Institute of Information Security (UK)

 12.50pm - 01.20pm Panel Discussion 2: Power Sector - Threat to National Security

Moderator: Mr. Jamal Nasir Khan, CEO, Supersecure


  • Mr. Tauseef H. Farooqi, Chairman, NEPRA
  • Mr. Razi Farooqui, Deputy Director and CISO, K-Electric
  • Mr. Tariq Mahmood, CIO, National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC)
  • Mr. Arshad Javed Minhas, CIO, Central Power Purchasing Agency (CPPA)
  • Mr. Mehzad Sahar, Group Head - InfoSec, Engro Corporation
  • Mr. Asad Effendi, Founder and CEO, Secure Networks Pvt. Ltd
  • Mr. Khawaja Tanveer Saleem, IT Leader, United Energy Pakistan
  • Mr. Chaoyang Hsu, Senior Solution Architect, TXOne Networks

01.20pm - 01.35pm Live Demo 2: Vulnerability Management

01.35pm - 01.50pm “New Compliance & IS requirements for Payment Card Industry” - Mr. Kashif Hassan, Managing Director, Risk Associates


01.50pm - 02.20pm Panel Discussion 3: Mastering your Incident Response Plan to minimize Financial & Reputational Damages

Moderator: Mr. Attaullah Memon, Deputy Director - Banking Inspection Department, SBP


  • Mr. Awais Ejaz, Group Head Information Security & Governance, Allied Bank Ltd.
  • Mr. Faiz Ahmad Shuja, Founder & Chairman, Rewterz
  • Mr. Arif Rehman, Senior Business Information Security Officer, HBL
  • Mr. Asher Faisel Khan, CEO, Commtel Systems LLC

 02.20pm - 02.50pm Networking Lunch and Visit to Exhibition Area


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Salman Kazmi