Iqbal Khalid

Business Development Manager, Global Security Network

Khawar Iqbal, BSc in Engineering, has worked as IT/OT engineer for more than ten years and in the Cyber Security field for more than eight years.
In 2009, Iqbal started his career as ABB Control & Instrumentation Engineer contracted by Descon Engineering and completed a National Cement Manufacturing Plant project producing 7000 tons per day.
In 2010, Iqbal moved to KSA and worked for a German company Detecon, responsible for maintaining Saudi Telecom Network Infrastructure. He oversaw corporate MPLS security for customers like Industrial Areas, Oil & Gas, Border control, Steel, and Polymer companies in the Eastern region of KSA.
In 2013, Iqbal moved to the UAE and joined the Automation Company eWorld. There he worked as a cyber security architect and served regional Oil & Gas companies for IDS/IPS systems and Achilles test platforms. Certified in HUET / BOSEIT, Iqbal worked as a contractor for three offshore facilities and two petrochemical facilities in Saudi Arabia.
In 2019, Iqbal joined GSN and currently looks after OT cyber assessment, onsite orchestration, and assists the engineering team. He is a certified engineer having experience working with various VA tools like Nozomi, GE Opshield, and TrendMicro TXone