The latest research from global IT security training company SANS Institute demonstrates that among 14-18-year-olds across seven countries in the Middle East and Europe, the choice of IT (including cyber security) as a career is highest in Saudi Arabia and the UAE (47% and 46% respectively). Of those students who are interested in a career in IT, 49% were specifically interested in cyber security across the EMEA sample of students, with Saudi Arabia and UAE leading the pack at 63% and 58% respectively.
SANS Institute, which is known as the global leader in cybersecurity training has announced it’s next immersion style cybersecurity training program in Dubai. SANS Dubai 2019 will be held at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Beach from January 26 to 30, 2019. This will feature 3 of SANS’ best performing cybersecurity classes. These classes will help the participants to develop their skills to defend the organizations against security breaches.
by Brian Pinnock, cyber security specialist at Mimecast
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Well, according to an expert at Fortinet, which is a network security firm, it is the country that is best equipped to repel cyberthreats compared to all the other countries in the Middle East region. One of the fundamental reasons is that there are laws on cyber-security that have been put in place by the legislation to ensure that the citizens are protected.