Cyber Defence Summit in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the participation of Dr. Albesher as a Chairperson

​Cyber Defence Summit took a place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia which will be co-located with 2nd Saudi International Exhibition and Conference for Internet of Things. This conference will be conducted in Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center. This conference consider as one of the biggest conferences in the region that specialized in Cyber defence and IoT. The conference is sponsored by Ministry of Communication and Information Technology and other leading international companies such as (Kaspersky/ BT AI Security /cisco).

Several Challenges and security concerns that faces private and public sectors have been discussed besides suggesting developed solutions to overcome these challenges.

Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Besher (Dean of Computing and Informatics) has participated as a keynote speaker and a chairperson of the discussion session named “An insight on R&D in Cyber Security and Cryptography”. Moreover, the discussion also covered the role of academia in cyber security and how to cover the skillset gap to meet the expectations of the private and public sectors. For more information please visit the following site: