Abdulrahman Al-Manea is a highly accomplished cyber security executive with 17 years of international and regional experience in the cyber security field. He also sits on the board of directors of Mulkia Cybersecurity Investment Fund, the first of its nature in the kingdom.
Abdulrahman is the Chief Product Management & Marketing Officer of sirar by stc, a subsidiary that is specialized in offering cybersecurity products and services in the region. He leads the ideation and creation of innovative cybersecurity products and services to serve regional clients and elevate their cyber security posture, coupled with extensive market research , market insight, and voice of customer analysis. Abdulrahman had accomplished many strategic partnerships with international and regional players to co-create bespoke offering to the market.
Prior to joining sirar by stc, Abdulrahman was the director of managed security services in solutions by stc for more than 3 years and was leading the security operations in Saudi Aramco for around 13 years before then. He had extensive hands-on experience in establishing enterprise-level Security Operations Centers (SOC) across large enterprise and transforming Saudi Aramco SOC to security intelligence center following an intelligence-driven defense approach with a pure implementation of the Cyber Kill Chain (CKC).
During his career, he worked in the internationally renowned Juniper Networks company in Netherlands in their advance technical team, for over a year. He has been heavily involved in Saudi Aramco Plants comprehensive security assessment, as he was part of the Board of Engineers for Plants Networks Standards Review in Saudi Aramco.
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