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Title: Cybersecurity in Oil & Gas and Energy – benefitting from digitalization and minimizing risks

Duration: 44 minutes



As cyber-attacks are on the rise, cybersecurity is no longer a value-add for the oil & gas and energy industry but rather a fundamental need for a secure operations environment. How can companies in the Middle East realize the full potential of digitalization while minimizing exposure to cyber risk? What can be done to prevent, detect and stop those attacks? What are the solutions and strategies to implement to limit the vulnerability of the oil & gas industry to cyber threats?

Find out by watching our webinar on demand.  We address the state of the oil & gas and energy industry’s readiness and focus on the latest cyber security developments to help bridge that gap. Sign in now.



Syamak Bahmanyar

Director Digitalization and Cyber Security Siemens Middle East


Syamak Bahmanyar is the Director for Cybersecurity and Digitalization for Power Services at Siemens in the Middle East. In his 10 years at Siemens, Bahmanyar has held various positions in strategy and operations both in Germany and in the UAE. An expert in Industry 4.0 and the digital enterprise, he has advised and supported numerous firms in the energy, oil and gas and industrial sectors with the implementation of advanced digital solutions and platforms. Prior to joining Siemens Bahmanyar was a project manager for L.E.K. Consulting in London and Munich, where he advised industrial companies and private equity houses on growth and M&A strategies.

Jason Haward-Grau

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) PAS


Jason Haward-Grau is the chief information security officer at PAS, Inc. Jason is a veteran technology leader with more than 22 years of cybersecurity and advisory experience within both operational and information technologies. Prior to joining PAS, Jason was the CISO at MOL Group, an integrated oil and gas company with operations in over 30 countries, where he owned and developed the company’s cybersecurity strategy. Prior to MOL Group, Jason held information technology (IT) leadership positions at both Burberry and Vodafone, where he was Global Head of Cyber Security Operations & Program Delivery. Previously, Jason was a Senior Advisor at KPMG focusing on IT and cybersecurity within the Financial Services, Petrochemical, and Telecommunication sectors. Jason has held other IT leadership roles at GlaxoSmithKline, Diageo, Impact Plus, and the Royal Bank of Scotland.