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Mohammed Hamad Al Kuwaiti, the leader of the UAE Cybersecurity Council, has noted that the UAE is on a path to become a significant player in artificial intelligence (AI) by 2071.
Achieving this goal involves the emphasis on a robust cybersecurity culture. To ensure this, the nation plans to employ modern technologies, ensuring they are securely protected. This will be in collaboration with several pivotal partners, Al Kuwaiti mentioned.
He further emphasized the UAE’s vision, which revolves around ingraining this cybersecurity culture. The strategy also includes establishing appropriate policies, procedures, and enhancing the nation’s productive capabilities beyond just cybersecurity. The embodiment of this vision has been evident in numerous national entities and businesses, Al Kuwaiti observed.
During his interaction with the Emirates News Agency (WAM) at the 12th edition of the International Government Communication Forum, a significant event hosted by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau at the Expo Centre, Al Kuwaiti mentioned the council’s efforts in cultivating a cybersecurity awareness. They have organized various workshops aimed at boosting cybersecurity culture and amplifying government communication.
He also drew attention to the application of artificial intelligence as a tool to fend off cyber threats and attacks on the nation’s communication infrastructure.
Furthermore, the UAE Government Cyber Security Council introduced the “Cyber Pulse” initiative. This project’s primary objective is to facilitate a secure digital transition for both individuals and industry sectors within the nation. The initiative is structured to promote the safe utilization of digital technologies, which aligns with the country’s aspirations for sustainable growth, Al Kuwaiti shared.