Women in Cybersecurity Middle East concludes its first virtual conference

SourceEye of Riyadh
SectorTechnology
CountryMiddle east

Women in Cybersecurity Middle East (WiCSME2020) concluded its first virtual conference successfully, with the theme "To Empower and Secure together, lately with more than 50 prominent regional and international speakers over two days, with 50 sessions including Keynote, panel discussions and conversation corners, which had a positive impact in raising awareness and sharing knowledge.Basma Ahmadush, Co-founder and Leadership Member of WiCSME, and Cybersecurity Consultant in Saudi Arabia stated at conference 1st opening day, “In light of the rapid development witnessed by the whole world, and in conjunction with the challenges posed by the Corona pandemic, the need for cybersecurity has increased more than before.” And she said: “Women today at the international level represent less than a quarter of the workforce in this field, hence WiCSME keenness to ensure that its first conference is informative with updated information and exciting activities that related to cybersecurity that help to attract women in the region to this industry, and to empower them and connect them with international and regional thought leaders, and to help them to achieving their professional goals"Dr. Reem Al-Shammari, Co-founder and Leadership Member of WiCSME, and Chief Information Security Officer at Kuwait Oil Company, indicated that the conference...read more...