Digital Dubai announces participation in GISEC 2023

DUBAI, 10th March, 2023 (WAM) -- Digital Dubai announced its participation in the Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference (GISEC) 2023, represented by the Dubai Electronic Security Centre (DESC) as an official partner of the event.

Taking place from 14th to 16th March at the Dubai World Trade Centre, the event brings together leading cybersecurity companies and stakeholders from 40 countries, as well as information security managers from the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

Hamad Obaid Al Mansoori, Director-General of Digital Dubai, said, “GISEC offers an unparalleled opportunity for the Dubai Electronic Security Centre – whose mission includes promoting innovation in the cyberspace sector – to highlight the progress it has made in the field of cybersecurity, and to present its forward-thinking initiatives, designed to ensure the smooth rollout of the Dubai Cybersecurity Strategy and to strengthen the electronic security ecosystem in the Emirate of Dubai.”

For his part, Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani, Director-General of DESC, asserted the Centre’s commitment to participating in the Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference to showcase Dubai’s experience in the field of cybersecurity and in implementing best practices and innovations in that regard, in line with the objectives of the Dubai Cyber Security Strategy.

GISEC also supports our mission in making Dubai the safest city in cyberspace by identifying the latest trends in the field and building productive partnerships with relevant parties.”

The Gulf Information Security Expo and Conference brings together high-ranking government figures, leaders in the cyber sector, regional and international innovators, and world-renowned experts, gathered in one place to spearhead cybersecurity transformations across various sectors and countries.

The event offers a range of activities focusing on topics related to emerging digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence and its impact on cybersecurity; it also explores future trends in the field, including protecting the privacy of individuals and institutions, as well as the strategies required to raise awareness about digital security. GISEC presents a major opportunity for stakeholders to conclude cooperation agreements and productive partnerships with expert entities from around the world.