Posted by : Aahil Shaik Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Saudi Arabia ranks 1st Globally in the Cybersecurity Index

The 2024 Global Competitiveness Yearbook study, published by the International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Switzerland, ranked the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as the top country in the world when it came to cybersecurity. Trending : Fine for not carrying a driving license

On this occasion, the following was raised by the Minister of State, Member of the Council of Ministers, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Cybersecurity Authority, Dr. Musaed bin Muhammad Al-Aiban, on behalf of himself and the members of the Board of Directors and all employees of the Authority, Congratulations and blessings to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and to Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince and Prime Minister, on the occasion of the Kingdom's ranking first globally in the cybersecurity index in the Annual book Report on Global Competitiveness for 2024.

- He highlighted that this worldwide success confirms the Kingdom's position as a leader in cybersecurity indicators, confirms what other international indicators have found, and contributes to the advancement of the Kingdom's Vision 2030 programs, which in turn enable growth and prosperity in the development and economic sectors.

- The Crown Prince provides continuous guidance to the cybersecurity system, according to him. He is behind all the accomplishments since the Authority was established, and the Kingdom has become a global model for other fields to follow thanks to His Highness's vision. This global achievement is just one more in a long line of successes for the Kingdom in recent years.

- According to him, the cybersecurity sector in the Kingdom was established with a focus on both security and development, with a number of local and international dimensions. The goal was to make Saudi Arabia's cybersecurity model a successful and pioneering one, with record-breaking development in the cybersecurity system since the National Authority was established. Most Viewed : Saudi Arabia bans work under direct sunlight

- The Saudi Information Technology Company (SITE) was established to serve as the technical arm of the Saudi Cybersecurity Authority (KSA), which is the national authority in charge of cybersecurity in the Kingdom. The KSA recognizes the importance of cybersecurity in safeguarding its critical infrastructure, government services and activities, priority entities in both the public and private sectors, and its vital interests.

- The National Cybersecurity Authority credited the Kingdom's proactive measures to improve cybersecurity on both a national and international scale, as well as the strong cooperation amongst all relevant government agencies, for the country's impressive ranking in the cybersecurity index. With the introduction of the International Cybersecurity Forum, a worldwide forum for discussing cybersecurity strategy was established.

- An independent Riyadh-based non-governmental organization (NGO), the International Cybersecurity Forum Foundation works to improve cybersecurity on a global scale and to coordinate global initiatives in this important and promising field for the benefit of people and economies everywhere. Following the Kingdom's proposal, the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf established the Ministerial Committee for Cybersecurity. The Arab heads of state also authorized the establishment of the Council of Arab Cybersecurity Ministers, with Riyadh serving as the site for the council's headquarters, general secretariat, and executive office. In addition, the Authority coordinated cyber security exercises with multiple nations and organizations; forty-plus nations took part in the drills. Read : GCC Visa

- Launching the National Cybersecurity Academy to offer training programs and cyber exercises to improve cyber readiness was one of many initiatives aimed at developing human capabilities in the field of cybersecurity. The Authority also collaborated with all relevant parties to regulate the cybersecurity sector at the local level. In addition to establishing a nationwide program for cybersecurity R and D and innovation, the Authority has developed initiatives for national entities to encourage investment in and growth of the cybersecurity sector.

- If you are looking for information about cybersecurity in the UK, you should go no further than the National Cybersecurity Authority. In order to safeguard the state's critical interests, infrastructure, and national security, it seeks to fortify it. Furthermore, it is in charge of formulating policies, governance mechanisms, frameworks, and standards for the cybersecurity industry in the Kingdom, as well as promoting its growth, innovation, and investment. Rules and regulations for cybersecurity; The establishment of a trustworthy Saudi cyberspace conducive to economic development. Like and Follow Saudi Expatriates on Facebook

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