Saudi Cybersecurity Authority Holds “Cybersecurity Awareness Exhibition” for Hajj Season

Photo: SPA Saudi Press Agency (SPA)04.06.2024 Security
Saudi Cybersecurity Authority Holds “Cybersecurity Awareness Exhibition” for Hajj Season

Saudi Cybersecurity Authority Holds “Cybersecurity Awareness Exhibition” for Hajj Season

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In partnership with the Ministry of the Interior (MOI), the National Cybersecurity Authority, held Tuesday the “Cybersecurity Awareness Exhibition for the Hajj Season 1445H,” at MOI Employees Club in Makkah in the presence of the Deputy Assistant Minister of the Interior for Technology Affairs, Eng. Thamer Al-Harbi.

The four-day event, aims to raise the level of awareness of cybersecurity through innovative and interactive methods and enhance the values ​​of preserving national security, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

The exhibition, which targets employees of government agencies participating in this year’s Hajj season, reviews the concepts of cybersecurity and its importance at the national level, presents a live simulation of cyberattacks on individuals and organizations, explains safe practices through a set of interactive methods, and provides general consultations and recommendations to avoid falling into electronic phishing.

Meantime, the General Directorate of Saudi Arabia’s Civil Defense raised the level of readiness in Mina to receive pilgrims, adopting several measures to maintain their safety, monitoring the causes of risks in the Hajj pilgrims’ camps by intensifying field tours, and following up on the Hajj pilgrimage institutions to confirm their compliance with safety instructions and procedures.

The General Directorate announced bolstering all field centers, units, and teams of civil defense to enable them to perform their tasks completely, coordinating with the relevant authorities to implement the general emergency plan for Hajj, and using field protection monitoring techniques in Mina.

 



 
 

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