Bashar Bashaireh

Regional Director

Fortinet - Middle East

Mr. Bashar Bashaireh is the Regional Director for the Middle East Region at Fortinet, a worldwide provider and market leader for Network Security and Unified Threat Management solutions.

He brings more than 20 years of professional experience in the Middle East ICT market place to the table, where prior to taking up his current position at Fortinet.

He served as the Secretary General at Jordan’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology (MoICT) for a period of two years with the responsibility of developing the Jordanian ICT sector in collaboration with public and private stakeholders.

Before that, Mr. Bashaireh held the positions of Regional Sales Manager at 3Com Middle East, Regional Manager for Middle East and North Africa at CyberGuard Corporation and various business management positions at leading Systems Integrators in the region.

Mr. Bashaireh holds a Bachelor degree in Elec. Engineering from the University of Jordan.

Speech Topic & Synopses
Cloud Security – Fortify Your Assets

The recent economic downturn, the need for businesses to compete through increased mobility and collaboration,yet the pressure on IT to deliver more business enablement with less CAPEX and OPEX, is driving the accelerated adoption of cloud computing, virtualization and the wide spread usage of social networks & media.

This rise in business migration to the web is associated with dynamic threat vectors coming from multiple parts of the cloud,challenges of governance and industry regulatory compliance,hence dictating on enterprises regardless of size to consider layered, coherent and centralized security frameworks that can deliver multi-security touch points within the network rather than just around it.