Saudi Arabia’s top cybersecurity body signs memorandum with US company

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Saudi Arabia’s top cybersecurity body signed a memorandum of understanding with cybersecurity specialists Booz Allen Hamilton on Wednesday. (AN Photo)
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Saudi Arabia’s top cybersecurity body signed a memorandum of understanding with cybersecurity specialists Booz Allen Hamilton on Wednesday. (AN Photo)
Updated 21 March 2018
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Saudi Arabia’s top cybersecurity body signs memorandum with US company

WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia’s top cybersecurity body signed a memorandum of understanding with cybersecurity specialists Booz Allen Hamilton on Wednesday, during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to the US.
The memorandum aims to organize internationally refereed cybersecurity national contests, the first of which is to be held on April 7.
It also aims to provide education and training sessions and set up a joint innovation center.
The memorandum was signed between the Saudi Cyber Security and Programming Federation’s vice president and the company’s executive chief.
It will allow access to private content through the company’s website, the organization of joint events and work to develop the skills of talented employees.
In a press conference, the federation’s president said that the initiative is part of a series of agreements that aim to realize the Vision 2030 plan to diversify the economy, create a technical generation by providing training sessions and events in the field, mentor talent and develop skills.


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Scandinavian states boost GCC ties

  • The GCC has reached important achievements, which have contributed to making the Gulf region an oasis of stability

JEDDAH: Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, secretary-general of the GCC, recently received ambassadors from Scandinavian countries to Saudi Arabia.
They included Swedish Ambassador Yan Knottson, Norwegian Ambassador Owefend Stoka, Denmark Ambassador Ole Emil Moesby, and Finland Chargé d’affaires Ase Retali.
They discussed aspects of joint cooperation with the GCC and the latest regional and international developments. The talks followed last week’s GCC Summit in Riyadh.
The GCC has reached important achievements, which have contributed to making the Gulf region an oasis of stability.