Saâd has over 25 years of experience in operational cybersecurity.
He built and managed cyberdefence services for a French multinational food-products corporation covering more than 120.000 employees worldwide. He also fought cybercrime and responded to cyberattacks as a senior member of the cybersecurity incident response team of a prominent banking group. Later, he created and managed Banque de France’s cyberdefence team, making it one of the most advanced in the central banking sector.
In 2019, he became the Head of CERT-EU, the CERT for all the EU institutions, bodies & agencies.