In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the shift towards digital services leading to a rise in the prevalence and sophistication of fraud attempts.

Forbes Middle East, in partnership with GBM Oman, is hosting experts to discuss the new and innovative banking fraud and cybercrime schemes that could potentially harm the bank and its customers from the digital activity spike in recent times. The discussions would engulf in how digital solutions can help combat these schemes and to understand what innovative steps have banks taken to increase customer awareness that may help them avoid these suspicious activities.

Join us at these discussions to hear from the experts and learn how to safeguard yourself from becoming a victim of phishing. Identity theft, business email compromise, online threat & more.


Jessy El Murr

Certified Media Trainer & Digital Journalist

Ahmad El Sayed

Data & Al Technical Sales Architect, IBM Technology Sales, Gulf & Levant , MEA

Ahmad Qarout

Digital Infrastructure Solutions (DIS) Manager

Rakesh Kumar

Head of Operational Risk Management

Salman Kabani

Head of Operational Risk

Bank Nizwa

Anees Abdullah Al Raisi

Head of Operational Risk

Bank Dhofar

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