Emirates News Agency – International cybersecurity experts to meet at GISEC Global 2022 tomorrow

DUBAI, 20th March, 2022 (WAM) — GISEC Global 2022, the region’s largest and most influential cybersecurity event, opens on Monday, March 21st and will host government leaders, the largest cybersecurity companies in the world and international experts who will collaborate to organize regional cybersecurity agendas. GISEC Global will focus on this year’s key theme, “Enabling Future Cybercities: All Enabling, All Secure”.

With over 300 exhibitors and attracting 10,000 industry professionals, business leaders and changemakers from over 70 countries, the event will be held until March 23, 2022 at the Dubai World Trade Center (DWTC).

The event will feature more than 200 high-calibre speakers, including national cybersecurity leaders, technology pioneers, policymakers, researchers and intelligence officials.

The UAE Cybersecurity Council will host the annual Global Cybersecurity Congress to unify efforts at local, national and global cross-sectoral levels. In addition, Congress will help shape national security and defense strategies to combat evolving threats, while offering a host of training workshops for industry professionals.

Speaking ahead of the event, Dr. Mohamed Al-Kuwaiti, Head of Cybersecurity, UAE Government, said: “We look forward to meaningful dialogue around technology, innovation and best practices. cybersecurity, to increase international collaboration and information sharing to strengthen the region’s cybersecurity posture.

The three-day event is divided into five stages and will include a government stage hosted by Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) and new content tracks focusing on healthcare, telecommunications, critical infrastructure and finance .

Yousef Hamad Al Shaibani, Director General of DESC, said, “We look forward to our participation this year at GISEC Global 2022 as an official cybersecurity partner to showcase the centre’s most recent initiatives, in line with the visionary goals set by our leaders. to make Dubai the safest city in cyberspace and a step in our journey to protect future solutions and support technological advancement and smart transformation, as well as to map the center’s achievements globally in cybersecurity.

In support of the UAE Cybersecurity Council’s National Bug Bounty program, more than 100 international ethical hackers will participate in the GISEC Bug Bounty initiative, where they will be tasked with hacking, identifying and fixing certain software flaws in several different scenarios and mainframes, including electric cars, cell phones and drones.

Among many national pavilions, the show is also expected to host industry leaders, such as Microsoft, Huawei, Spire Solutions and newcomers Amazon Web Services (AWS), Cisco Security, Honeywell, Checkpoint and many more.

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