International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience Concludes in Abu Dhabi

25.05.2024 Security
International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience Concludes in Abu Dhabi

International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience Concludes in Abu Dhabi

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Under the patronage of Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, the International Exhibition for National Security and Resilience (ISNR Abu Dhabi 2024), organized by ADNEC Group in cooperation with the UAE Ministry of Interior and in strategic partnership with Abu Dhabi Police General Command and academic partnership with Rabdan Academy, concluded Thursday after seeing the largest participation of exhibitors since the events inception in 2008.

At the ISNR 2024 conference accompanying the exhibition, which was organized by the Ministry of Interior and Rabdan Academy in cooperation with ADNEC Group, Lt. General His Highness Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, launched the Rabdan Security and Defense Institute (RSDI), a specialized research centre dedicated to advanced security and defence studies with the aim of deepening understanding of regional security dynamics and identify potential threats, opportunities and challenges.

Within the “ISNR Dialogues” platform, a series of presentations and fruitful dialogue sessions were held that discussed a broad spectrum of topics related to cybersecurity challenges and solutions for protecting critical infrastructure.

During the three days of the exhibition, 25,128 visitors attended, an increase of 30% compared to the previous edition of 19,493, to witness and acquire knowledge about the latest developments, innovations and technologies in the fields of cybersecurity, national security, policing and law enforcement.

The exhibition hosted 210 exhibitors from 35 countries, representing a 14% increase since the last edition. The surface area of the exhibition covered over 24,000 square metres of the ADNEC Centre Abu Dhabi an increase of 57% compared to 2022s edition.

Capital Events, ADNEC Group’s events management subsidiary, launched six new features were launched at this year’s edition: the Cyber Security Hub, Innovation Zone, Interpol Policing Hub, Emerging Enterprises, Tech Talks and the ISNR Conference organised by Ministry of Interior and Rabdan Academy in collaboration with ADNEC Group.

The opening day also witnessed a breath-taking display organized by the Ministry of the Interior that was repeated throughout the duration of the exhibition. The display scenario illustrated the role of constructive international cooperation between law enforcement agencies as a decisive factor in combating organized crime.

Over the two days of the ISNR Conference, pivotal discussions on critical security, policing and crisis management issues started on day one with a forum on “Policing and Crisis Management in the Era of Innovation”, featuring intensive discussion of a broad spectrum of topics including strategic alliances in global stability, national security trends, the adoption of future strategies, evidence-based policing and police strategies, and measures to ensure sustainability in homeland security.

During the ISNR technical talks, leading experts in various fields gathered to hold discussions, dialogue and interactive sessions to review many topics related to all aspects of security.

The UAE Ministry of Interior stand at ISNR 2024 saw several activities take place, including the MOI Talks, featuring 22 Emirati and distinguished speakers covering a range of critically important issues. In addition, two ceremonies were held for Ministry of Interior employees graduating from pioneering programs designed to enhance security and protection.

The Cyber Security Hub, launched by the UAE Cyber Security Council, held a daily competition for cyber security practitioners. Titled “Capture the Flag” this unique and competitive feature aimed to evaluate the cybersecurity skills and knowledge of participants. Participants tested their skills on 10 different cyber activities, including hacking artificial intelligence, cryptography and various other coding challenges. On the final day, Mohammed Aloraimi, was awarded as the winner, an outcome that emphasised the importance of growing cyber security capabilities within the UAE.

The Interpol Policing Hub served as a focal point for collaboration, knowledge exchange, and innovation in global law enforcement. Attendees took part in engaging sessions, interactive demonstrations, and networking opportunities with leading law enforcement professionals from around the world.



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