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Global experts for GCC digital security summit

Doha, January 23, 2014

More than 30 regional and international speakers will broadly discuss not only digital security breaches, and attacks on companies and its economic repercussions within the GCC at an upcoming summit in Doha.

The GCC Digital Security Forum will be held on February 4 and 5 at St Regis Hotel.

Strategies and counter measures needed to overcome digital threats and reinforce defences against cyber intruders and hackers will also come under the spotlight during the forum.

The event will be held under the patronage of the Qatari Minister of Information and Communications Technology Dr Hessa Al Jaber and organised by Meeza, a Qatar Foundation joint venture, in collaboration with Al-Iktissad Wal-Aamal Group, a leading regional conference organiser.

Topics of discussion at the forum will focus on GCC governmental actions taken to enhance the security of their infrastructures and networks from cyber-attacks.

Discussions will also reevaluate current digital policies, legislations and strategies within the GCC region. This will entail fortifying and strengthening the cooperation between governments and private sector, as well as building inter-governmental cooperation in the sphere of digital security.

The forum will also discuss how organisations and companies improved their understanding of digital security, and developed strategies and programs and nurtured robust internal to meet with these challenges.

Finally, the forum will evaluate how regulatory authorities efforts and CERTs (Computer Emergency Response Team) and their approach to dealing with incidents and breaches and further strengthening the resilience and security of networks. – TradeArabia News Service

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