Key conference highlights included launching accreditation programs for cybersecurity service providers and hardware/software security certificates, aligning with global standards. Qatar achieved a significant milestone by becoming the first Middle Eastern country to grant internationally recognized information security vetting certifications to hardware/software vendors like Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Protiviti, OISSG Consultancy, and BSI Middle East.
The event featured insightful presentations, with international experts from Singapore, Turkiye, and Germany sharing experiences. Workshops on obtaining penetration testing certification and lectures on regional leadership in information technology security were also conducted.
Our CEO, Mehmet Cakir, delivered a keynote speech on Information Technology Security Vetting and Common Criteria, enriching the discourse on cybersecurity practices. The conference, attended by approximately 280 professionals, including government officials and cybersecurity specialists, served as a testament to Qatar’s commitment to strengthen its cybersecurity landscape.