Abdullah AlQahtani

Senior CS Consultant

Member of Hemaya Association

topic name & Synopsis

The Role of Cybersecurity NPOs in Enhancing the Cybersecurity Ecosystem


Abdullah AlQahtani a senior Cybersecurity consultant with more than 10 Years of experience. AlQahtani expertise covers cybersecurity in industries like petrochemicals, healthcare, and telecom. Since 2013, he has been actively engaged with NPO, highlighting his passionate commitment to enhancing information security. He was the previous CEO of the Information Security Association (Hemaya), a Cybersecurity non-profit organization in Saudi Arabia. Hemaya is dedicated to community service within the cybersecurity sector. Outside his professional role, AlQahtani focuses on creating meaningful experiences that align with Vision 2030 goals. These efforts aim to strengthen the non-profit sector and make a greater impact through volunteering. Abdullah has shared his knowledge through talks, classes, podcasts, and videos on various cybersecurity subjects such as GRC, network security, encryption, privacy, penetration testing, malware analysis, and social engineering. AlQahtani earned his master’s in Information Security from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.