DESC (United Arab Emirates)
Head of Research and Innovation
Dr. Bushra AlBelooshi is the Head of Research and Innovation in Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC). Bushra leads different strategic initiatives in DESC such as Dubai cybersecurity strategy, Dubai cybersecurity R&D agenda and Dubai cybersecurity policies and regulations. Bushra has around 16 years of experience in digital transformation, cybersecurity and strategy management. She held different positions in different industries and organizations. AlBelooshi published and participated in many national and international conferences. Dr. Bushra is currently a member of several advisory boards and committees nationally and internationally. AlBelooshi was a research assistant and a PhD candidate in Electrical and Computer Engineering department at Khalifa University, UAE. AlBelooshi has a master in Information Security from KU and another master in Public Administration from Mohammed Bin Rashed College in collaboration with Harvard University. Dr.Bushra’s research interests include cloud computing security, cybersecurity policies, forensics and cryptography.