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Saudi Arabia Conducts Cyber-Technical Exercise for Govt., Vital Entities

Saudi Arabia Conducts Cyber-Technical Exercise for Govt., Vital Entities

Sunday, 24 March, 2019 - 09:00
Riyadh - Asharq Al-Awsat
In collaboration with Cisco, the National CyberSecurity Authority of Saudi Arabia carried out a 3-day cyberspace technical training exercise in Riyadh, with participation of specialists, in cybersecurity from government and vital agencies.

The exercise included training in a virtual environment according to a number of different scenarios for the practical application of the detection of gaps, and the treatment of them, and protection from cyber-attacks, as well as a cyber-maneuver, where the trainees divided into two teams, one for attack and the other to respond to incidents and repel attacks, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

Cyber exercise, recently conducted, falls within the framework of the Authority's efforts to enhance complementarity and cooperation with all national sectors and agencies, to raise the level of preparedness, to build specialized national capacities and to develop skills, in the areas of cybersecurity.

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