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UAE takes proactive measures to boost cybersecurity and ensure a safe digital space

Mohammed Hamad Al Kuwaiti, Chairman of the UAE Cyber ​​Security Council, He stated that the UAE, guided by the directives of its wise leadership, early realized the importance of cybersecurity in maintaining its development momentum and safeguarding its future successes, taking innovative steps to develop advanced digital infrastructure and ensure a secure digital space.

He made this statement during a keynote speech, themed “Cyber ​​Pulse in the Media World,” during Day 3 of the 2023 edition of the World Media Congress (GMC 2023), at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center (ADNEC).

“Protecting the borders of our digital space is among the UAE government’s top priorities as it continues to diligently develop policies, strategies and standards, while empowering Emiratis to efficiently and proactively address threats.” cybernetics”.

To Kuwaiti aggregate.

He continued,

“As government and private entities move towards smart transformation, the cybersecurity and media sectors are becoming more interconnected, with shared goals that include providing a secure digital space, as well as the role of the media. communication in improving awareness about the importance of responsible digital management. citizenship, which helps protect the privacy of individuals, institutions and companies.”

To Kuwaiti He affirmed the importance of strengthening cooperation between the government and private sectors and disseminating cybersecurity knowledge, noting that the UAE thwarts more than 50,000 cyber attacks daily, with high efficiency.

He explained that the media is among the sectors most targeted by cybercrime perpetrators, which implies greater levels of cooperation between the cybersecurity and media sectors to ensure the protection of the media ecosystem.

These cyber attacks can come in the form of SMS, email or URL and target all segments, To Kuwaiti he said, noting that this requires sending specialized media messages to all segments of the community to raise awareness about cybersecurity and protect the community from cybercrime by informing them about the various types of attacks they could face.

News source: Emirates News Agency

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