Sponsors


  • KPC
  • KFAS
  • Symantec
  • Honeywell
  • CIsco
  • SAP
  • PAS
  • Boubyan Bank
  • SIEMENS

Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS)

The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) is a private non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the progress and advancement of science and technology. Established by an Amiri decree in 1976, H.H. the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah continues to chair the Foundation’s Board of Directors, with private sector companies contributing 1% of their annual net profits to the Foundation.

The main objective of KFAS is to stimulate creative initiatives and promote the construction of a solid scientific and technological base while at the same time creating an environment that encourages innovation. Current projects include widening the public awareness of science, creating an environment in which innovation can flourish, and enhancing private and public sector research capacities. KFAS also works with talented and gifted individuals and gives them the financial and practical support they need to turn their ideas into reality.

  Symantec

Symantec is a global leader in providing security, information management solutions to help our customers – from consumers and small businesses to the largest global organizations – secure and manage their information against more risks at more points, more completely and efficiently than any other company. Our company’s unique focus is to eliminate risks to information, technology and processes independent of the device, platform, interaction or location.

Since its inception in 1982, Symantec has grown into a Fortune 500 company through a combination of internal development, strategic acquisition and partnering with industry leaders. At every step in the company’s growth we have expanded both our technological expertise and our understanding of customer needs. Our ability to successfully integrate internally developed with technologies we acquire has kept Symantec at the front of its industry and enabled us to provide best-of-breed solutions for millions of corporate and individual customers in more than 48 countries. It is what has earned the company almost every major technology award and top-tier rankings from industry analysts.

 SAP

SAP is the world leader in enterprise applications in terms of software and software-related service revenue. Based on market capitalization, we are the world’s third largest independent software manufacturer. 

SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives. This is their enduring cause; our higher purpose. 

 Honeywell

Honeywell Industrial Cyber Security is the leading provider of cyber security solutions that protect the availability, safety and reliability of industrial facilities and helps securely deploy IIoT technologies. We focus on reducing risk in industrial environments and help customers tackle cyber security challenges confidently with complete solutions, strong domain knowledge and advanced technology.

 

Our complete portfolio leverages Honeywell’s industry-leading expertise and experience in process control and cyber security. Our customers all over the world partner with us to address cyber security holistically and stay ahead of threats with advanced technology, backed by continuous innovation and investment.

 Siemens

Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a pioneering role. 

Siemens’ technical expertise, comprehensive portfolio and long-standing experience are helping to pioneer a sustainable future across the globe. Find detailed information, news, insights and references on the topic areas that exemplify Siemens’ success in providing state-of-the-art solutions in fields including IT, industry, finance and energy.

  Cisco

Cisco is the worldwide leader in IT that helps companies seize the opportunities of tomorrow by proving that amazing things can happen when you connect the previously unconnected. At Cisco customers come first and an integral part of our DNA is creating long-lasting customer partnerships and working with them to identify their needs and provide solutions that support their success.

 PAS

PAS provides process safety, cybersecurity, and asset reliability solutions for the energy, process, and power industries worldwide. Our ICS cybersecurity, Automation Asset Management, and Operations Management software and services support safe, secure, profitable, and compliant operations across the complex, heterogeneous, and proprietary process automation infrastructure.

  Boubyan Bank

Established in 2004, Boubyan Bank is an Islamic bank working in accordance with the Islamic Shari’a and applying the correct Islamic teachings in all its transactions with investors’ and clients’ finances, be they individuals or companies. Boubyan Bank is working hard to spread an integrated Islamic banking culture among its clients and staff by being the Islamic role model that we all seek.

Mission:

Achieving excellence in everything we do  We will do this by:

  • Always focusing on our customers
  • Working as a team to exceed our individual expectations
  • Maintaining the highest standards of integrity and professionalism
  • Fostering creativity and innovation in the products and services we offer and in the way we work
  • Focusing on our employees by creating a high-performing organization that nurtures, develops and provides exceptional opportunities for our people

Vision:

We aspire to become one of the top 5 Islamic banks in the world

Our complete portfolio leverages Honeywell’s industry-leading expertise and experience in process control and cyber security. Our customers all over the world partner with us to address cyber security holistically and stay ahead of threats with advanced technology, backed by continuous innovation and investment.

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