Saudi cyber security college signs MoU for US training

Updated 26 April 2018

Saudi cyber security college signs MoU for US training

  • The memorandum of understanding was signed with with Chiron Technology Services Inc
  • MoU includes establishing a professional training academy affiliated to the college: dean of the college

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia’s newest cybersecurity college has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chiron Technology Services Inc. in the US for a strategic training partnership.

Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz College of Cyber Security, Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Technologies signed the MoU at Chiron’s headquarters in Columbia, Maryland.

The MoU was signed on behalf of Saud bin Abdullah Al-Qahtani, adviser at the Royal Court, chairman of the board of directors of Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity and Programming (SAFCSP), by the dean of the college Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz Al-Dahlawi.

Al-Dahlawi said that the MoU includes establishing a professional training academy affiliated to the college, in which intensive scientific training programs in cybersecurity are to be provided .

Earlier, the college inked a deal with US firm Coursera, the world’s largest provider of interactive distance training and academic programs.

The Saudi federation also signed an agreement with STC to provide smart and innovative services and solutions, and technical support to the federation. The federation seeks to enhance national awareness of cybersecurity and programming through education.


KSRelief implements $620m of health projects in Yemen

Updated 01 June 2020

KSRelief implements $620m of health projects in Yemen

  • The projects provided assistance and relief to Yemenis in different governorates

DUBAI: The King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Center has implemented 211 health projects in Yemen since 2018, state news agency SPA reported.

The projects provided assistance and relief to Yemenis in different governorates, especially areas hit by the impact of the ongoing conflict with Iran-backed Houthi militia.

KSRelief’s initiatives in Yemen have cost more than $620 million, according to the report.