UAE Cyber Security Council and Oracle sign agreement to promote cooperation in cybersecurity

ABU DHABI, 3rd May, 2023 (WAM) – Dr. Mohamed Al Kuwaiti, Head of the UAE Cyber Security Council, and Nick Redshaw, Senior Vice President - Tech Cloud, Middle East and Africa, UAE Country Leader at Oracle, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today to further their cooperation in the field of cybersecurity. The agreement was signed during the Oracle CloudWorld Tour Abu Dhabi event.

As per the MoU, the UAE Cyber Security Council and Oracle will collaborate to enhance the UAE's cybersecurity framework by exchanging information on IT security risks, providing updates on the latest cybersecurity technology solutions, sharing educational material, and conducting continuous training on cybersecurity-related topics across all sectors.

Dr. Al Kuwaiti said that the UAE is at the forefront of creating a state of the art and secure digital infrastructure to help drive the country's digital economy growth.

"We at the Cybersecurity Council are determined to build a cybersecurity system that protects all vital sectors in the country, supported by a safe and efficient environment in accordance with international best practices. We also work continuously in cooperation with partners, institutions and individuals to enhance cybersecurity in all vital sectors through an advanced and resilient digital security system that strengthens the UAE's leading position globally in various fields," he added.

Al Kuwaiti explained that this MoU with Oracle is a key milestone on the journey to strengthen the UAE's cybersecurity preparedness.

He said, “This Collaboration will help us explore global best practices, promote joint development of innovative solutions, and effectively train our executives on key cybersecurity developments.”

Nick Redshaw said, “Oracle is fully committed to helping the UAE achieve its development objectives with latest cloud technologies, and we look forward to working with the UAE Cyber Security Council to help the country build a modern, secure, and agile IT infrastructure that is geared to responding to evolving cyber threats."