Join Us Next Summer!

Open Your Mind For Knowledge

Up to Date Topics

The school features essential topics in information security with up to date content.

Keynote Speakers

The school invites well-known experts in the field of information security.


Initial Registration

24/4/2018 to 4/7/2018

Confirmation of registration

5/7/2018 to 5/8/2018

Start of Summer School



Our respected speakers have great knowledge and experience in the domain of information security.

Dr. Fatimah Alakeel
Assistant professor at KSU, CIAG CEO and founder

Fatimah is an Assistant Professor at King Saud University teaching and holding several administration roles. She is also the founder and CEO of CIAG. In 2017, Fatimah completed her doctoral degree in Computer Science at the University of Southampton, UK. She also holds an MSc in Computer Science from DePaul university, USA. Fatimah’s research interests fall into the intersection between software engineering and information security. In the domain of training and public peaking, Fatimah conducted several training courses at KSU and PNU and was invited as panelist and speaker to number of events.

Ali Bawazeeer
Senior IT | System Analyst at GSK GlaxoSmithKline

Ali is a Security analyst and penetration tester - in my free time - Bug Hunter ( Security Evangelist over the WWW , recognized and acknowledge by hundred of world leading company  ex twitter , oracle , adobe ...)

Dr. Abdelouahid Derhab
at the Center of Excellence in Information Assurance CoEIA

Abdelouahid received the Engineer, Master, and PhD degrees in computer science from University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boummediene (USTHB). He was a senior full-time researcher at CERIST research center in Algeria. He was certified by IBM as Application Security Analyst and intelligence Security Analyst, and he is in the process to be certified by ISACA as Information Security Auditor and Information Security Manager.

Malek AlDossary
Cyber Security at Confidential

Malek is a cyber security specialist

Ali Aldakheel
ICT security researcher at KACST

Ali is currently an ICT security researcher at KACST. he received his B.S. in
Electrical Engineering: Communication Systems from KSU. Main interests
include Cryptography and Network security.

Ahmed Alhusayni
Lecturer at Umm Al-Qura University

Ahmed is a Security Professional & eLearning Consultant for multiple Companies

Zyad Alissa
nformation Security, Governance, Risk and Compliance

zyad  holds a master's degree in IT and has more than 10 years experience in the field of information security in the banking and communications sector. He holds many professional certificates in the field of information security.

Dr.Esa Alsumiri
Expert and researcher in information Security and Cyber Security strategies

Dr. Esa is a director of Communications and Network Security Department at the Ministry of Government. He received a Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering and obtained a Master's Degree in Communication Engineering from Hartwatt University in Edinburgh. He received his PhD from Manchester University. He published his research in international scientific journals and received a certificate of excellence from the 3rd Saudi Scientific Conference in Britain. Participated in the seventh Saudi scientific conference in 2014 in Scotland with a scientific paper was awarded a prize of the best scientific papers presented at the seventh scientific conference and has lectured as an official speaker in local and international conferences

Salah Altokhais
Techni (DFIR) and Cyber Threat Intelligence in Saudi Arabia

Salah  Analyzed and responded to 200+ cyber incidents for governmental, state and private organizations using Enterprise IR techniques and NSM technologies.  Coordination and lead the national Crisis management team for massive Cyber-attacks. also he lead and presented at the national technical workshops with Saudi Critical national infrastructure partners for major cyber incidents. salah has Presented multiple talks in international conferences.

Saad alhuwaymel
Director of Information Security and member of CIAG board

Director of Information Security at the King Abdullah Center for Petroleum Studies and Research


Wejdan Alomari
Information Security Specialist

An Information Security Specialist at SAMA with a bachelor's and a master's degree in Computer Science.
Passionate about Pentesting, Web Security and Web Development.

Osama Alhamad
Associate Delivery Director at Delivery and Rapid Intervention Center
Yasser Alsuwailem
Mariah AlMotlag
Systems Engineer at Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Mariah holds a Computer Science bachelor degree from Al-Imam Mohammed ibn Saud islamic university. She has achieved outstanding accomplishment during her academic study and continued to achieve more in the workforce. Mariah works as a systems engineer at the Ministry of Foreign Affaires and is highly interested in the cybersecurity field.

Dr. basil AsSadhan
ean of Admission and Registration, King Saud University & Cyber Security Consultant

Dr. Basil AsSadhan is an assistant professor at the Department of Electrical Engineering at King Saud University (KSU),  and is a member of the Permanent Committee on Electronic Transactions at KSU. He also works as a cyber security consultant at Taqnia Cyber. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University, USA.
Dr. AsSadhan's research interests are in the areas of: cyber security, network security, network traffic analysis and anomaly detection, and pattern recognition with a focus on the detection of C&C communication channels in botnet traffic. He is the author of a book and has published his research work in several journals and conferences. He has been certified by GIAC as an intrusion analyst (GCIA), and is the recipient of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Scholar Award.

Basma Aljudai
Heba Albarrak
Information Security Risk Officer at SABB

2015 integration engineer Ericsson
2015-2017 SADAD payment system
2017- Current SABB
Degree of Networking and information security engineer

Saeed Aldawsari

Executive Director and Founder of SAEEDURITY and an Information Security Consultant with an IT Award for the year 2015

Fatimah Almuqbel
Information Security Specialist at SAMA

Information Security Specialist at SAMA.
Experienced in Network Security, Penetration Testing, Scripting and System Integration.

Ali Alshayea
AGM at The Saudi Investment Bank

 Mr. Al-Shayea is a seasoned Information Security and GRC professional. He holds Bachelor degree in Computer and Information Sciences and Master of Business Administration (MBA) with excellent grade from King Saud University. He has also attended various executive management courses at the London Business School, INSEAD, Dale Carnegie, and Franklin Covey.

Dr. Jalal Almuhtadi
Assistant Professor at King Saud University

Dr. Jalal is a Director of Center of Excellence in Information Assurance (COEIA), and Assistant Professor at King Saud University

nouf Alyousef
Director of IS Audit Department

Nouf is a Director of IS Audit Department.



The sessions are tailored for students to meet their needs in gaining knowledge about information security fields.

Wait for the upcoming summer school, and look for the details of the program.


The summer school sessions are all held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.








Student Focused Activities


Rigester with CIAG, spaces are limited


CIAG is honored to be sponsored by the following respected entities ..

Center of Excellence of Information Assurances 

Academic Sponsor

King Saud University 

Work Space

STC Academy

Saudi Group for Incidents Response

Managed Services

Saudi Exhibition & Convention Bureau licence No (17/5372)