Alexandros Kaniklides

Manager, IthacaLabs


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Empowering CISOs in the AI Era: Addressing Cybersecurity Challenges for a Resilient Future

In an age where technology evolves at an unprecedented pace, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) in Saudi Arabia find themselves at the forefront of a complex battle: safeguarding their organizations from an evolving threat landscape. Join us as our experts explain the complexities of this modern challenge, shedding light on the ever-changing threat landscape that CISOs deal with every day. As we get to the core of the issue, we’ll explore how using AI and a holistic approach involving people, processes, and technology can help CISOs not only address these challenges directly but also strengthen their organizations for a cyber resilient future.


Alexandros holds an MSc in the area of the Security Technologies & Applications, and leads the IthacaLabs™ Cybersecurity Team. With over ten years of experience in the field, Alexandros specializes in analyzing new attack methods used by cybercriminals, and provides consultation to Odyssey’s customers. His research and analysis methodology is instrumental as it streamlines multiple Threat Intelligence sources to evaluate risk and provide countermeasures to emerging cyber-threats. Furthermore, Alexandros has led Offensive (Red Team) and Defensive (Blue Team) teams, and has engaged in multiple cybersecurity Incidents to assist organizations in detecting and responding to advanced cyber-threats targeting several industries.