Our Mission, Vision, and Strategy

Our mission is to provide tailor-made Regulatory Compliance, Audit & Training services in Information Security, Cyber Security and Cloud Security to our clients using a proven, practical, and comprehensive methodology.  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 cyber security tools 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 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 the UAE and our clients.

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, audit compliance and obtain certification based on local and international regulations and standards in information security, and cloud computing.

We are reselling an all-in-one arsenal of cyber security tools managed from a single console for any type and number of endpoints in any location – physical, virtual, and cloud, and professional certification training in information security, cyber security, cloud security, risk management, and business continuity.

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Company Ownership

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 several teams including Information Security GRC and delivered key notable accomplishments conducting IT risk assessments, aligning internal practices with national and international security standards and frameworks, and achieving the objective of securing the SDLC and improving the company’s overall security posture.

This paved way for her to begin a new chapter as she was head picked for a Senior Consultant role by a reputable cybersecurity consultancy firm in the UAE. After having worked with two firms in the UAE and with numerous clients based in Abu Dhabi, Eliza had decided to follow her true calling and open her own consulting firm in Abu Dhabi. 


Owner & Managing Director


With a can do attitude, Eliza always strive her best to deliver top notch services to clients. Eliza’s professionalism, knowledge and skills are well recognized by the clients she had worked with and the organizations she is affiliated with.

Between 2016 and 2019, Eliza had mentored and upskilled hundreds of professionals looking to get CISA, CISM, CRISC and CISSP certified. 

Starting 2019, Eliza became (ISC)² Official Training Instructor for CISSP, and Official Training Instructor for CC in 2022. Also starting 2019, Eliza became PECB Certified Trainer for all courses based on ISO 27001, ISO 27002, ISO 27005, ISO 27032, ISO 31000, ISO 37301, and Cloud Security. Starting 2022, Eliza became CSA Authorized Trainer for CCSK Foundation and Plus (AWS and Azure).

A good cyber security strategy is preparing you for what is 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 cloud security needs, including maturity / current state assessments, standards implementations, deployment of cyber security solutions, compliance audit, licensing and certification, and training.





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