PROTECT 2018, Security and Safety Event


At PROTECT 2018 to be held on March 12-13, 2018 at the New World Makati Hotel in Philippines, stakeholders from the private sector and government will spend one and a half days to delve into:  1)  what every businessman should know about global upheavals that will affect their business; 2) the greatest business risk facing them – cybersecurity; 3) an insight into how safe is one’s business; and 4) security and war in this new age.


Organised in 2005 in partnership with the Anti-Terrorism Council under the Office of the President, PROTECT was initially devoted to overcoming terrorist threats. Over the years, focus of the annual gathering expanded to cover other prevailing serious threats to business arising from global economic crisis, natural disasters, cybercrimes and other physical threats to business. For PROTECT 2018, the theme of the event is “Science and Technology: The Key to a More Secure and Safe Tomorrow”. Strong focus will be on cyber securityresiliency for facing natural disasters, internet of things (IOT), social media and terrorism.


PROTECT consists of a select international exhibit, a business conference, technical presentations, new product demos and a networking cocktail. It is attended by Decision Makers and CEOs of every business sector, senior officials of government agencies, Security Specialists and Consultants, IT and Cyber Security Professionals, Strategic Planners, Risk Managers, Terrorism Experts, Construction Managers, Architects, Systems Integrators, Operators of Critical Infrastructures, Academics, and everyone concerned with security and safety.


In 2017, the PROTECT conference on ‘Doing Business Amidst New Threats’ was attended by 200 delegates, two-thirds (2/3) of whom came from the private sector and one-third (1/3) from the government.  The specialized exhibit was visited by some 3,000 visitors including senior government officials and senior level management of private companies. It was opened by Hon. Hermogenes Esperon, the National Security Adviser, who delivered the Keynote Address, and closed by subject-matter international experts including Dr. Rohan Gunaratna, Head of International Centre for Political Violence & Terrorism Research at the Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technology University, Singapore.


While you deal with present threats to business, we invite you to gear up with us at PROTECT 2018 for the future risks which are almost here.


We hope to see you at PROTECT 2018.


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