The National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA) will hold the Global Cybersecurity Forum (GCF) in Riyadh on February 1-2, 2021, under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. The forum will be held under the theme “Rethinking the Global Cyber Order”.
The Global Cybersecurity Forum will engage prominent speakers; including decision and policy makers, executives, and experts from international organizations, various government sectors, in addition to influential non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the most prominent international companies.
The forum aims to push the knowledge boundaries on core cybersecurity topics, foster investment, build the foundations for global cooperation in cyberspace, and catalyze socioeconomic change.
Discussions and sessions of the forum will cover a range of sub-themes that include: the evolving international order in cyberspace, current and future state of cybersecurity threats; technologies of the future as solutions to threats, human dimensions of cybersecurity in the future of work, leveraging market forces and economic incentives, and strengthening human-centric cybersecurity.
The 2022 version of the GCF comes as a continuation of the success of its first Virtual Dialogue, held on April 7, 2021. The Virtual Dialogue attracted over 250,000 individuals from more than 100 countries.
The first version of the Global Cybersecurity Forum was held in February 2020 during the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s G20 Presidency. In the first version, it was announced that His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, adopted two international initiatives. The first is to protect children in cyberspace, while the second to empower women in cybersecurity. For further information, please visit: https://globalcybersecurityforum.com