The Arab Federation for the Digital Economy participates in the third session of the “Arab Cybersecurity Forum”

Date: 05 - 12 - 2023


The Arab Organization for Communication and Information Technologies held in the capital, Tunis, the third session of the Arab Cybersecurity Forum under the slogan “Protecting Personal Data in the Era of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence” with the participation of delegations from a number of Arab countries, in addition to directors of bodies and organizations and a high-level delegation from the Arab Federation for the Digital Economy, to… Along with delegations from Arab and regional federations, experts in the field of cybersecurity from Africa and the world, and many concerned Arab leaders, international companies and international organizations specialized in the Internet and digital transformation.

The Director General of the Arab Organization for Communication and Information Technologies, Eng. Mohammed bin Omar, stressed that the issue of cybersecurity is one of the organization’s most important priorities, and over recent years work has been done to intensify efforts in this field by launching a special program for “cybersecurity,” which bears the slogan “Cyberspace.” “Safe Arab” in cooperation with regional and international partners. This program has resulted in many projects and practical outcomes, including the “Arab Cybersecurity Strategy” launched by the organization in 2022, which takes into account emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence, and provides recommendations and practical measures necessary to create The right balance between AI innovation and ethical responsibilities.


His Excellency Dr. participated in the conference. Ibrahim Al-Hinai, Chairman of the Cybersecurity Committee at the Arab Federation for the Digital Economy, as a speaker in the dialogue sessions held within the activities of this important Arab event, which comes in the context of rapid digital developments and the increasing challenges related to data protection in light of the advancement of technology and the use of big data and artificial intelligence. His Excellency Dr. reviewed Al-Hinai highlighted the challenges facing personal data in the era of big data and how to address increasing cyber threats. He highlighted the importance of regional and international cooperation in this context to ensure the security and privacy of data at the level of the Arab world.

The third session of the forum addressed cybersecurity issues, highlighting the current challenges in protecting personal data in light of continuous technological innovation. This event constitutes a dialogue platform for exchanging experiences between experts and specialists in the field of cybersecurity, with the aim of enhancing awareness and developing effective policies and practices for data protection. It also discusses the current situation in the Arab region in the field of protecting and governing the exchange and transfer of data and personal data, in addition to addressing cyber gaps in the digital space. Arabi.