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Showing of Streams
12:00 - 12:30 30 mins
Network Security Summit
Registration
12:00 - 12:30 30 mins
Antenna Evolution Focus Day
Registration
12:30 - 12:40 10 mins
Network Security Summit
Chair’s opening remarks
12:30 - 12:40 10 mins
Antenna Evolution Focus Day
Chair’s opening remarks
12:40 - 13:00 20 mins
Network Security Summit
Cyber security for Telecoms in the digital age
  • Abdullah Al-Omari - Executive General Manager Security and Privacy, Etihad Etisalat Co. (Mobily)
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  • The evolving threat landscape
  • The role of network security in digital transformation
  • 5G security scenarios, challenges, requirements, potential mechanisms
  • The evolution of security from 4G to 5G
  • Regulatory considerations
12:40 - 13:00 20 mins
Antenna Evolution Focus Day
Antenna modernisation roadmap – from 4G to 5G and beyond
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  • Key demands and challenges of 5G for antenna modernisation
  • Changes to antenna architecture and technologies – what’s in the pipeline?
  • Demands and impacts of IoT on antenna design
  • When will 5G antenna deployment be required?
  • Requirements and bottlenecks for 5G spectrum
13:00 - 13:20 20 mins
Network Security Summit
Designing and implementing 5G cyber risk management
  • Mustafa Komut - Business Contınuity Senior Manager, Vodafone Turkey
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  • How you incorporate cyber risks into existing risk management and governance process
  • How you elevate cyber risk management discussions to the Executive
  • Implement industry standards and best practices, don’t rely on compliance
  • Evaluate and manage your organisation’s specific cyber risks
  • Develop and test incident response plans
  • Security awareness
  • Continuous improvement
13:00 - 13:20 20 mins
Antenna Evolution Focus Day
Optimising antenna system design and deployment for 5G
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  • Challenges with current antenna deployment strategies for 5G
  • Site densification and deployment scenarios
  • Potential antenna arrays for future 5G MIMO communication applications
  • Maximising performance while mitigating interference
  • Testing highly complex antenna systems
  • How will the migration from LTE to 5G take place effectively?
13:20 - 13:40 20 mins
Network Security Summit
IoT Security
  • Kamran Ahsan - Senior Director, Digital Security Solutions, Etisalat Digital
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  • IoT threats and security challenges
  • M2M security layers
  • Securing the network vs the device
  • Network segmentation
  • Identification management and authentication
  • Collaborated security between network operators and vertical markets
13:20 - 13:40 20 mins
Antenna Evolution Focus Day
Evolution to 5G Massive MIMO
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  • Enhancing spectrum multiplexing and maximizing bandwidth
  • Boosting signal quality and user experience
  • Massive MIMO beam forming
  • Increasing cell capacity without the need for addition spectrum or sites
  • Experiences from trails and deployments of high order MIMO
  • Practicalities of implementation of massive MIMO technology within the 5G ecosystem
13:40 - 14:00 20 mins
Network Security Summit
Utilising Data Analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to enhance network security
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  • Applications of analytics, ML and AI to network security challenges
  • Benefits arise from the using data and analytics
  • The future potential for ML and AI in telecoms network security
13:40 - 14:00 20 mins
Antenna Evolution Focus Day
Cognitive radios routing schemes and spectrum sensing
  • Ahmad Yosif Tarawneh - 4G Optimization Consultant, Ooredoo Oman
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  • Cognitive Radio Network architecture, aspects and integration challenges
  • Current routing techniques applied for a CRN and aspects of improvement
  • Cognitive Radios and challenges of insufficient spectrum resources
  • Cognitive Radio spectrum allocation techniques
  • Cognitive radios and the roadmap towards 5G
14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
Network Security Summit
Afternoon coffee
14:00 - 14:30 30 mins
Antenna Evolution Focus Day
Afternoon coffee
14:30 - 14:50 20 mins
Network Security Summit
Security challenges and opportunities for Virtualised Networks
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  • Emerging security concerns in IT-Driven Network Architecture
  • How does securing a virtualised network differ?
  • Flexibility and scalability of NFV to solve security issues
  • Mitigating security threats through new mechanisms in NFV
  • Security at platform, network and application levels
14:30 - 14:50 20 mins
Antenna Evolution Focus Day
Multi-Beam antennas and beamforming networks for 5G networks
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  • MBA and BN as critical enabling technologies of 5G Networks
  • Brief description of Classes of MBA and BN
  • How MBA can improve network capacity and complement MIMO architecture
  • Examples of practical BNs
  • Implementation considerations
14:50 - 15:10 20 mins
Network Security Summit
E2E security – from the device to the cloud
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  • Strong trust establishment between virtual functions
  • Virtualised network slicing security from the core to the mobile edge
  • Device level isolation and security segmentation
14:50 - 15:10 20 mins
Antenna Evolution Focus Day
Small cell deployment and developments
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  • What will a small cell antenna look like?
  • When to deploy small cells and what are the tendencies?
  • Support of access and backhaul evolution
  • Practical strategies for deploying 5G ready small cells
15:10 - 15:30 20 mins
Network Security Summit
Addressing data privacy challenges as we get more connected
15:10 - 15:30 20 mins
Antenna Evolution Focus Day
Advancements in ‘in building’ coverage
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  • Changing communication trends and drivers for inbuilding solutions
  • DAS to deliver in-building wireless and maintain QoE
  • Developments in shared in-building infrastructure
  • Increasing coverage and capacity in light of growing cost pressures
  • Advancements in digital DAS
  • Enabling indoor IoT
15:30 - 15:50 20 mins
Network Security Summit
Blockchain applications in cyber security
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  • Identity and authentication
  • Fraud management
  • Experiences and applications to date
  • Challenges with blockchain implementation
15:30 - 15:50 20 mins
Antenna Evolution Focus Day
Use of millimetre wave frequencies for 5G systems
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  • Combating technical challenges to ensure that you can use high frequencies
  • Complete system integration of new frequencies with existing
  • Operators’ challenges: How to buy and how to manage millimetre wave frequencies
15:50 - 16:00 10 mins
Network Security Summit
Chair’s closing remarks
15:50 - 16:00 10 mins
Antenna Evolution Focus Day
Chair's closing remarks