Cyberstrat IT Consulting LLC (Cyberstrat) is a legal establishment incorporated in June 2019 with Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development and Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. We are an advisory firm providing professional information security, cyber security and business continuity advisory, training and solutions that helps reduce risk and build resilience across critical information infrastructure.
Our mission is to provide a proven, practical, proactive, comprehensive and cost effective security methodology that help organisations avoid devastating breaches.
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 business continuity services and solutions that reduce risk to UAE, our customers and our partners.
Eliza Popa is the founder and managing director of CyberStrat. 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 was born into this world.
With a Can Do attitude, Eliza always strive her best to deliver top notch service to clients. Eliza’s professionalism is well recognized by the clients she has worked with, and her knowledge and skills are confirmed by the world’s leading Cybersecurity and IT Security Professional Organization, and by the global organization for Information Governance, Control, Security and Audit Professionals.
Since 2019 Eliza is (ISC)2 Official Training Instructor for CISSP, and PECB Certified Trainer for ISO 27001, ISO 27005 and ISO 27032.
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, Energy & Water, Transportation (Aviation, Maritime), Banking, Financial Services, Media, and Education, and have helped many organisations 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 cybersecurity and business continuity solutions, internal audit, and training.