Challenges, solutions to cybersecurity discussed at information security forum

Challenges, solutions to cybersecurity discussed at information security forum
Naif Arab University for Security Sciences in Saudi Arabia hosted the second annual forum on "Information Security: Challenges, Insights, and Trends" Oct. 4-5.

The forum was designed to bring together faculty members, practitioners, researchers, scientists, vendors and educators to delve into the topic of information security, the key challenges that face the industry and original solutions.

A lecture titled “Digital Holy Quran Security: An Information Security Perspective” was delivered by invited guest speaker Professor Muhammad Khan, from the Center of Excellence in Information Assurance at King Saud University.

Highly regarded international speakers from the U.K., Turkey, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and Malaysia were invited to give lectures on a multitude of sidebars with regards to information security. Presenters touched on emerging cybersecurity threats and challenges, biometrics, digital forensics, big data security and cloud computing security.

The forum was heavily attended and featured participants like officials, researchers, industrialists, high-ranking businessmen and dignitaries. The event worked to showcase the critical need to educate and protect against cybercrime for individuals, educational facilities and businesses.

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King Saud University King Saud University, Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia Riyadh, Riyadh Province - 12372

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