Meshal Abdulla Binhussain is currently holding the position of Vice President Information Security & Operations at Dubai Holding. With nearly two decades of experience in Information Technology & Security. He is leading the Information Security initiatives, governance and operations across Dubai Holding and its entities. His wide expertise in the information technology and Cyber Security fields has enabled him to continuously progress and contribute tremendously in this subject of matter.
Prior to joining Dubai Holding, Meshal was a member of the UAE’s Smart Government at the UAE TRA as a Program Director where he built and established the mGOV Center of Digital Innovation that is a unique facility that provides mobile application testing services, Virtual Reality initiatives, in addition to training and innovation. His previous main role at the UAE TRA was heading the UAE Computer Emergency Response Team (aeCERT) where he was leading the cyber-security incident response initiatives and awareness campaigns across the UAE government as well as all sectors.
Previously he was the Director of Information Security at the Naturalization & Residency Administration-Dubai (DNRD). Where he founded the Information Security department and set the strategy, policies, procedures and standards. He also played a tactical role in major projects in the areas of Border Security and Biometrics.
He received his Bachelor in Communications Engineering B.Sc. (Honors) and Masters MSc Information Security from Khalifa University.