Every Day UAE Blocks 50,000 Cyber Attacks
Mohammed Hamad Al Kuwaiti, Head of Cyber Security Council for the Government during his Oracle CloudWorld Tour Abu Dhabi 2023 said that UAE on daily basis stops 50,000 cyber attacks adding that the prime targets are banking, financial, health, oil and gas sectors.
He noted that the cyberattacks protection is in line with the country’s information security standards and policies, affirming that the UAE’s advanced digital infrastructure and capabilities effectively counter malicious cyberattacks that target gov ernment authorities.
“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,” said Dr Mohamed Hamad Al Kuwaiti.
Among 193 countries The United Arab Emirates occupies the fifth position worldwide in the Global Cybersecurity Index of the International Telecommunication Union of the United Nations, assessing awareness of the cybersecurity importance.