Dr. Erdal is a technically sophisticated executive leader with solid education and strong business acumen. Over the course of hi progressive career, he has developed a keen aptitude for facilitating integration of standard operating procedures that ensures optimal functionality of all technical functions and systems.


Being a proactive communicator, trusted partner, and skilled analyst, he is highly adept at building dynamic teams that work together to expedite operational goals, priorities, and objectives. As a result, he is poised to conduct reviews and investigations with prompt efficiency and provide thorough and informative reports to both internal and external stakeholders.


He is passionate about reaching out to communities, creating cyber aware campaigns, leveraging new and innovative approaches and technologies to holistically address the information security and privacy needs for every person and organization in the world.


Dr. Erdal has authored many cybersecurity books as well as security certification course-ware and exams for different vendors.


Dr Erdal ‘recent awards are: Global Future Security Leader ,Super Hero CISO , Legend award by Global CIO Forum ,Microsoft Most Valuable Professional , Comodo Community Trusted Advisor  (2020) Cyber Security Professional of the year MEA , Hall of Fame by CISO Magazine , Cybersecurity Influencer of the year (2019) ,Microsoft Circle of Excellence Platinum Club (2017), NATO Center of Excellence (2016) Security Professional of the year by MEA Channel Magazine (2015), Professional of the year Sydney (2014) and many speaker of the year awards in conferences. He also holds Global Instructor of the year awards from EC Council & Microsoft.

Speaker sessions

28-Nov-2021 18:35 – 19:10

Big Data = Privacy / Regulations 2

New laws are taking effect across the globe to regulate the collection, use, retention, and disposal of personal…

29-Nov-2021 21:00 – 22:00

CISO Master Class

This session is all about what CISO’s need to be even more successful. It’s designed to help you understand the…