The Advanced Electronics Company, a SAMI company, successfully concluded its participation in the LEAP technology conference, from Feb. 1-3, at Riyadh International Conventions and Exhibitions Center.
AEC showcased a complete range of solutions, systems, and products, including its flagship data diode, a next-generation cybersecurity technology that helps protect sensitive networks and databases from hacking and breaches, along with other cybersecurity solutions, cloud computing systems, IoT, and digital health services. Also, the company presented its Security Operations Center, which supports IT professionals in securing their cybersecurity systems and ensures immunity from breaches.
AEC CEO Ziad Al-Musallam said: “We are proud of AEC’s participation in LEAP, an opportunity to showcase the company’s capabilities led by our national talents and inspired by the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.” Al-Musallam stressed the importance of AEC’s technical and digital solutions and services within the company’s goals of remaining one of the key enablers of the Kingdom’s digital transformation journey.
AEC also inked a contract with the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs to fulfill the ministry’s information security and cybersecurity needs and provide information technology infrastructure services.
Al-Musallam and Ahmed Al-Mansouri, assistant for executive affairs to the Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs, signed the contract. The agreement comes within the framework of supporting the digital transformation journey in the Kingdom, enhancing cybersecurity and governance in the field of information technology, as well as increasing the percentage of knowledge localization and technology transfer to elevate national capabilities.
AEC’s pavilion in the conference was visited by a number of senior officials from government and private authorities, including Rumaih Al-Rumaih, chairman of the Saudi Public Transport Authority, and Dr. Ghassan Alshibl, adviser to the general secretariat of the Saudi Council of Ministers and vice chairman of SAMI.
Established in 1988 and headquartered in Riyadh, AEC is a leader in the electronics, technology, and manufacturing industries. The company designs, develops, manufactures, maintains, and repairs advanced systems and products in the defense and aerospace, information and communications technology, security, and energy sectors. It employs more than 2,200 employees, 85 percent of whom are Saudis working in various fields.