RAISING ENTITIES’ READINESS FOR CYBER ATTACKS

Eng. Khalid Al Hashmi, Assistant Undersecretary of the Cybersecurity Sector at the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MOTC), stressed the importance of setting governance systems for ICT security in various entities and institutions in accordance with national cybersecurity standards and policies.

Al Hashmi pointed out the importance of the results and recommendations of the cyber maneuver in the development of operational plans necessary for the protection of IT systems and in setting the strategies needed for the refinement of skills and professional capabilities of calibers in the field of information security.

In the event National Cyber Drill (Star 5), organized by Qatar Computer Emergency Response Team (Q-CERT), and attended by 70 entities, Al Hashmi added that MOTC is fully prepared to cooperate and work with various parties in order to enhance information security issues. He noted that the Ministry sent a detailed technical report to all entities that participated in the event, in order to find out the strengths and weaknesses necessary to address security issues.

Source: Medai Center