Tue 28-10-2014 17:02 PM
DUBAI, 28th October, 2014 (WAM) -- The U.A.E. Computer Emergency Response Team, aeCERT, of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, TRA, has participated in The Big Entertainment Show 2014 held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
By participating in this event for the second year running, the TRA aims to encourage awareness about the importance of promoting cyber security, achieved through 'Salim', the mascot designed to disseminate a culture of cyber safety.
Mohamed Naser Al Ghanim, TRA Director-General, said, "In view of the significant growth witnessed by the digital entertainment sector in the United Arab Emirates, we should cooperate and unify efforts to promote a culture of cyber security, which is one of our main objectives in the TRA. Through our participation in the biggest entertainment content exhibition in the region for the second year, we aim to highlight the importance of spreading awareness among technology users about the risks associated with the growing use of the internet. I believe that the TRA’s innovative mascot, Salim, contributes significantly in facilitating the process of spreading awareness among the public on the importance of enhancing cyber security in the U.A.E.." aeCERT aims to enhance the standards and practices of cyber security in the U.A.E. and protect the IT infrastructure from cyber threats by supporting the ICT infrastructure and protecting it from cyber-crimes and fostering a safe cyber culture in the U.A.E..