​​​​For the first time in Pakistan
Thank you!
Marriott Hotel,
Karachi, Pakistan
Date & Time
 March 16, 2023
09:00 AM - 4:30 PM
OTCSEC – Operational Technology Cybersecurity Conference, a first of its kind in Pakistan, targeting the critical infrastructure owners and operators, is aimed at bringing together industrial clients, experts, and policymakers to discuss and address the challenges of OT cybersecurity. The objective of the conference is to provide a platform for stakeholders to share their knowledge, experiences, best practices, and solutions for improving the security of critical infrastructure in Pakistan.

The conference will provide a platform for the industrial vendors to showcase their products and services related to OT security. This will help to promote the development of a local ecosystem for OT security in Pakistan, which can drive innovation, create jobs, and spur economic growth.

ACET Solutions delivers a wide range of Automation, Cyber Security and Enterprise IT/OT Integration Solutions to industrial clients.
The conference will be attended by a diverse range of participants, including representatives from government agencies, industry leaders, academia, and cybersecurity experts. It will provide a unique opportunity for attendees to network, learn from one another, and engage in discussions on critical issues related to OT security. 

Join while the industry's most distinguished speakers and professionals will take the stage to share their point of view.
Chief Guest
President of Islamic Republic of Pakistan
H. E. Dr. Arif Alvi
Muhammad Babar Khan
Director IG, MoITT
Govt. Of Pakistan
Tauseef H. Farooqi
Mehzad Sahar
Group Head Info. Sec.
Engro Corp
Razi Farooqi
Tanveer Saleem
iT leader, 
united energy pakistan
Murtaza Lightwala
General Manager Cybersecurity
Tahir Saleem
Sr. Specialist, OT Security,
Dubai Electricity & Water Authority
Faisal Amir
Pak Arab Refinery
Kaashif Nawaz
Business Technical Leader,
ACET Solutions
Syed Moinuddin Balkhi
General Manager, OT/IT
Fahad Faisal
Business Development Manager,
Fortinet Middle East
Tariq Mahmood
Farhan Badar
Chief Engineer,
Sui Southern Gas Company
Mustafa Jahangir
Sr.Manager Security Operations Center ,
Syed Ashhad Shah
General Manager
4 Secure, Technologies (Allied Group)
Umair Shaikh
Director Sale, Pakistan & Afghanistan
Trend Micro
Fortinet is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. The company develops and sells cybersecurity solutions, such as physical firewalls, antivirus software, intrusion prevention systems, and endpoint security components.

Fortinet provides a proactive and transformative approach to OT security with the Fortinet Security Fabric. Instead of disparate point products operating in silos, the Fortinet Security Fabric enables multiple OT security technologies to work together across IT and OT environments. With full integration and shared threat intelligence, operational technology organizations gain fast, automated responses to attacks in any vector. One solution covers the entire converged IT-OT network to close OT security gaps, deliver full visibility, and provide simplified management.
9:00AM - 9:30AM
Registration, Tea, Coffee & Snacks
Take your time to register your presence and enjoy a hot cup of coffee in morning to gather the energy as the event progresses.
9:30 AM - 9:40 Am
Welcome Note
Mubarik Mustafa from ACET Solutions will give a welcome note to the conference guests.
9:40AM - 9:55AM
Inaugural Note: 
H.E. Dr. Arif Alvi 
Honourable President of Islamic Republic Of Pakistan
9:55AM - 10:10AM
Keynote Speech:
Mr. Tauseef H. Farooqi, 
Chairman NEPRA
10:10AM - 10:30AM
The OT Security Journey in K-Electric
Mr. Razi Farooqi
CISO, K-Electric
10:30AM - 11:15AM
Panel Discussion: OT Cybersecurity in Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities
Mr. Kaashif Nawaz (Moderator)
Mr. Faisal Amir (CIO, PARCO),
Mr. Tahir Saleem,(DEWA, Dubai, UAE)
Mr. Murtaza Lightwala (GM Cybersecurity, KE)
Mr. Mustafa Jahangir (Sr Manager SOC, PSO),
Mr. Farhan Badar (Chief Engineer SCADA, SSGC)
11:15AM -11:30AM
Tea Break & Networking
11:30AM -11:50AM
Importance of OT Cyber Security at National Level
Mr. Mehzad Sehar
CISO, Engro Group
11:50AM -12:10PM
Risk Assessments with ISA/IEC 62443
Mr. Tahir Saleem
Manager Operational Technology Cyber Security (ICS /SCADA)
12:10pM -12:30PM
OT/ICS Cybersecurity: The New Boardroom Imperative!
Mr. Khawaja Tanveer Saleem
IT Leader, UEP
12:30pM -01:00PM
How To Avoid A Big Shutdown 
Mr. Fahad Faisal
Business Development Manager, Fortinet, Middle East, Dubai, UAE
01:00PM -02:00PM
Lunch Break & Networking
02:00PM -02:45PM
OT Cybersecurity Demo (Defence-in-depth)
Want to see how a realtime cybersecurity breach happens and is protected? Join the live demo and see deep inside a cyberattack and its control 
02:45PM -03:05PM
ACET Solutions - The Importance of National Cybersecurity Frameworks
03:05PM -03:25PM
OT Security: The Next Big Target
Umair Shaikh
Director Sales Pakistan & Afghanistan, Trend Micro
03:05PM -03:25PM
OT Cybersecurity Monitoring Challenges
Syed Ashhad Shah
General Manager, 4Secure Technologies (Allied Group)
03:45PM -04:00PM
Shields Distribution Ceremony & Closing Remarks
04:00PM -04:30PM
Tea Time & Networking
Karachi Marriott Hotel
9 Abdullah Haroon Road,
Karachi, Pakistan,
P.O. Box. 75530
Ph: +92 21-35680111

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