Applying for cybersecurity studies abroad begins Sunday for Saudi Arabians

Applying for scholarship programs in cybersecurity will start on Sunday as per King Salman’s Foreign Scholarship Program with specialization in this sector. (Shutterstock)
Updated 24 June 2018
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Applying for cybersecurity studies abroad begins Sunday for Saudi Arabians

RIYADH: Applying for scholarship programs in cybersecurity will start on Sunday as per King Salman’s Foreign Scholarship Program with specialization in this sector.
The step is part of an agreement between the National Cybersecurity Authority and the Ministry of Education in this regard, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
Applications are to be submitted on this link: KSP.MOE.GOV.SA
According to the deal signed recently, as many as 1,000 young Saudis will benefit from this program to pursue cybersecurity related studies.
This will be carried on a period of five years, with 200 Saudis sent abroad each year.
The program offers bachelors, masters and PhD degrees in the United States, Canada and Britain.
The seats are divided into 60 seats for bachelor degrees, 100 for master programs and 40 for PhD scholarships in cybersecurity, computer networks and artificial intelligence.


Adverse weather and rain due to affect many areas in Saudi Arabia

Updated 18 October 2018
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Adverse weather and rain due to affect many areas in Saudi Arabia

LONDON: Forecasters predicted Thursday that many areas in Saudi Arabia will experience rain and thunderstorms over the next few days.
The Saudi General Authority for Meteorology and Environment Protection said that windy weather and moderate to heavy thunderstorms are expected to affect the regions of Jazan and Asir on Friday.
Elevated areas in Najran, Al-Baha, Makkah, and Madinah are also due to be affected by thunderstorms and winds.
The Northern Border region, Al-Jawf, Hail and Qassim will experience moderate rainfall that will extend to Riyadh, the Eastern Province, and Hafr Al-Batin.
Coastal areas in the Makkah region are due to experience light rain from Saturday onwards, and the amount of rainfall might increase by Monday.