Cybersecurity bootcamp launched for Saudis

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Updated 15 August 2020

Cybersecurity bootcamp launched for Saudis

  • The bootcamp will be delivered by American company Offensive Security, and is funded by the Saudi Human Resources Development Fund

RIYADH: The Saudi Federation for Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones (SAFCSP) has launched a training program to boost the Kingdom’s cybersecurity capabilities.
The Tuwaiq Cybersecurity Bootcamp will be held virtually for the next three months.
SAFCSP CEO Muteb Alqany said: “There’s a need to train national talents and enhance their capabilities based on the best international practices.”
The bootcamp will be delivered by American company Offensive Security, and is funded by the Saudi Human Resources Development Fund. 


Hi-tech warehouse opens in Saudi Arabia to serve health sector

Updated 24 September 2020

Hi-tech warehouse opens in Saudi Arabia to serve health sector

JEDDAH: The Public Investment Fund’s National Unified Procurement Co. (NUPCO) has opened a new automated warehouse in King Abdullah Economic City that provides comprehensive distribution and storage for the state health sector.
This is part of NUPCO’s efforts to support the health sector and provide smart supply chains and high-quality logistical services in a partnership agreement with a pioneering private company.
The warehouse is one of NUPCO’s largest warehouses in the Kingdom, with an area covering 300,000 square meters. It is fully automated, with the latest technologies and advanced logistical services.
Fahd bin Mohammed Al-Shebel, the CEO of NUPCO, said that the warehouse represented the strategic partnership between NUPCO and private sector companies for public health facilities at its best.
It will provide advanced medical services and contribute to the health of the Saudi community.
He noted that after the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic NUPCO equipped the warehouse in record time to increase the level of support for health facilities.