Summit Speakers

Towards Efficient Cyber Resilience

Speakers Info

Mr. Mohamed Nayaz

Partner, Sub-competency leader – Business Resilience

Mr. Mohamed Nayaz


Background
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • MBA
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified ISO27001 Lead Auditor
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  • ITIL Intermediate
  • Project Management Professional (USA)
  • Ex-President of Information Systems Audit & Control Association, Muscat chapter
  • COBIT Certified


Skills
  • IT Strategy
  • IT Governance, Risk & Compliance
  • IT Process Improvement as per COBIT, ITIL & ISO27001
  • IT Effectiveness
  • IT Organization Structure and Job Descriptions
  • Systems Selection
  • Security Assessments


Professional experience IT process improvement experience:
  • Over 17 years experience with EY Advisory service line.
  • Led two successful ISO 20000 certification advisory engagements. Both the engagements were delivered with high client satisfaction.
  • Project Manager for developing IT service management related Policies and Procedures based on leading practices (i.e., CoBIT, ITIL, ISO 2000 and ISO27001) for: Civil Services Employee Pension Fund
  • Oman Gas Company
  • Muscat Electricity Distribution Company
  • Oman Electricity Transmission Company
  • IT Applications Architectures Experience


IT strategy:
  • Responsible for the assessment of the current application and data architectures for Royall Police of Oman (ROP) and development of proposed application and data architectures based on the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) for Royal Police of Oman
  • Project Manager for developing an IT Strategy for Oman Gas Company,Oman
  • Project Manager for developing an IT Strategy for Oman Electricity Transmission Company, Oman


Information security:
  • Handled successfully ISMS project for Petroleum Development Oman
  • Handled successfully ISMS project for ITA
  • Handled successfully ISMS project for Bank Dhofar
  • Handled successfully ISMS project for Omantel
  • Handled successfully ISMS project for Vermg (Software Development Company in Tunisia)
  • Was involved in Quality review of Business Continuity Plans developed for clients in Oman
  • Handled CISA classes in the areas of IT Governance, Application acquisition, development and maintenance, ERP Integrity, Information Security Management
  • Handled presentations on EY — COBIT series for the ISACA, Muscat Chapter

Business continuity:
  • Currently the leading Business continuity and resilience service for EY MENA
  • Currently leading a team of more than 30 business continuity consultants in the region
  • Engagement partner for ISO 22301 certification engagement for a leading telecom operator in the region
  • Led multiple BCM engagements involved in the development of BC/DR framework
  • Led multiple engagements supporting clients to perform BC/DR testing