Our Mission, Vision, and Strategy

Our mission is to provide a proven, practical, proactive, comprehensive and cost effective security methodology that help organisations avoid devastating breaches.  We use multiple security standards and regulations to assess the security posture of an organization and answer the question of how secure it is right now. The assessment is based on CMM and RA which are proven, practical, proactive, comprehensive and cost effective methodologies. We have a complete set of certification training for clients who choose to upskill their employees, and an all-in-one arsenal of cybersecurity solutions to choose from based on risk.

Our vision is to create an environment where creativity, collaboration and security are seamless. In doing so, we will unlock UAE’s unmeasurable potential to innovate at the speed of ideas and inspiration.

Our strategy is to drive our initiatives by influencing key stakeholders throughout UAE to enable the implementation of high-quality innovative information security and cyber security services and solutions that reduce risk to UAE, our customers and our partners.

Who We Are

Cyberstrat IT Consulting is a legal entity registered in June 2019 with Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development, and a member of Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the UAE. We are an advisory firm dedicated to helping clients implement and audit compliance with local and international regulations and standards in information security, and cloud computing.

We are also reselling an arsenal of cybersecurity vendor solutions (HW and SW), and certification training for roles in information security, cyber security, cloud security, ICS/SCADA security, data privacy, risk management, and business continuity. 

Eliza Popa is the founder, owner and managing director at Cyberstrat IT Consulting. She is a trailblazer with strong determination and wisdom to overcome adversity.

Since 1999, Eliza shown a keen interest in IT and Cyber Security and worked in numerous roles from Business & Functional Analyst to Manager IT Processes, Security & Compliance in end-client multinational organizations, as well as Senior Security Consultant in consultancy firms. Her passion for Cyber Security grew year on year where at Vauban she managed the company’s IT Processes, Software Development, IT Service Delivery, and Information Security GRC teams and delivered key notable accomplishments conducting risk assessments, aligning internal practices with national and international security standards and frameworks, securing the SDLC, and improving security practices and overall security posture.

This paved way for her to begin a new chapter in her life and was head picked for a Senior Consultant role by a reputable security consultancy firm in the UAE. After having worked in two information security advisory firms in the UAE, Eliza had finally decided to take on a venture of her own, and Cyberstrat IT Consulting was born into this world.

ELIZA POPA

Owner & Managing Director

CYBERSTRAT IT CONSULTING

With a can do attitude, Eliza always strive her best to deliver top notch service to clients. Eliza’s professionalism, knowledge and skills are well recognized by the clients she has worked with and confirmed by (ISC)2, the world’s leading Cybersecurity and IT Security Professional Organization and by ISACA, the global organization for Information Governance, Control, Security and Audit Professionals.

As of 2019, Eliza is an (ISC)2 Official Training Instructor for CISSP, Trainer for CISM and CRISC, and PECB Certified Trainer for ISO 27001, ISO 27002, ISO 27005, ISO 27032, ISO 31000, ISO 37301, and Cloud Security.

And since 2022 Eliza is also a CSA Authorized Trainer for CCSK Foundation and Plus. 

A good cyber security strategy is preparing you for what’s next, not for what was last

Cyberstrat consultants have extensive hands-on experience in IT, information security, and business continuity, across multiple CII sectors such as ICT, Cloud Service Providers, Enterprise Software Development, IT Professional Services, Oil & Gas, UAE Federal & Local Government, KSA Government, Energy & Water, Transportation (Aviation, Maritime), Banking, Financial Services, Media, and Education, and have helped many organizations improve their GRC strategies and practices in the Middle East and beyond.

Moreover, our consultants hold the necessary professional certifications and experience needed to support your organization with all of your information security and business continuity needs, including maturity / current state assessments, standards implementations, licensing and deployment of cyber security solutions, internal audit, and training.

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