Huawei experts share latest cybersecurity advances at GISEC Global 2023
The company is showcasing a host of its cybersecurity solutions and strategies to help protect companies in the Middle East & Africa against cybersecurity challenges
Dubai, UAE – March 14, 2023: Huawei is participating at GISEC Global 2023 as the Lead Strategic Partner where it is showcasing a range of its latest cybersecurity solutions, innovations for digital transformation, and successful use cases. Highlighting the best strategies to protect MEA enterprises in the current digital era, Huawei experts will also contribute to various keynotes and sessions, leveraging the company’s longstanding ICT expertise and sharing its best and latest practices.
GISEC Global is the largest and most influential cybersecurity exhibition and conference in the region that brings together cybersecurity experts and leaders to anticipate the next major movements, challenges, innovations and strategies that will further strengthen cybersecurity across organisations, industries and economies. Of the solutions Huawei is showcasing at the event is Huawei Ransomware Protection Solution, Huawei CyberEngine, Huawei SecoManager Platform, Huawei Industry Sensing, Huawei Cloud Security and Compliance tool, Cybersecurity in 5G and F5G World, AI-enabled One-Stop Managed Security, Cloud-Network Synergy Secure, and Secure Digital Power Solutions, amongst others.
Jiawei Liu, CEO of Huawei UAE, commented: “We are glad to participate as the Lead Strategic Partner of GISEC Global 2023. With rapid digital transformation across multiple industries, enterprises in the Middle East should have a robust security strategy in place to survive and prosper. At Huawei, Cyber-security and privacy protection are our top priorities, and must always come before commercial interests.”
Aloysius Cheang, Chief Security Officer, Huawei Middle East & Central Asia, said: “GISEC Global is the platform of choice for Huawei to deliver our cybersecurity messaging in the Arab World. Through our participation, we demonstrate the value Huawei brings to the table, helping safeguard the digital transformation journey of our customers and shedding light on cybersecurity and privacy challenges facing businesses across the region. Cybersecurity is part of our DNA. Our cybersecurity strategy has been consistent over the years, positioning a product security baseline that focuses on building trust, ensuring privacy protection, maintaining transparency and open collaborations.”
As the Headline Sponsor of the Nation Stage which will feature a series of keynotes and discussions focused on GCC and Africa, several Huawei experts are participating in various sessions to exchange knowledge on important security topics. Dr. Aloysius Cheang is delivering a keynote on the main stage, shedding light on the steps that should be taken to redefine the role of a CISO to avoid being replaced by AI and robotics, and Kamal Zian, Chief Security Officer at Huawei Gulf North, is also delivering a keynote discussing cloud security key challenges, key technology trends to solidify cloud security and Huawei cloud security highlights. Furthermore, Martin Xie, Senior Expert, Global Security and Privacy Office at Huawei is addressing “The Cybersecurity Collaboration and International Cooperation”, and Babar Haq, CTO-IT, Huawei Middle East & Central Asia, will discuss how to remain agile in the changing landscape of challenges.
Additionally, Huawei will sign a number of MoUs during GISEC Global with several leading telecom and industry partners in the region.
At Huawei, protecting the customers’ interests is at the core of its end-to-end cybersecurity and privacy protection assurance system. In 2021, over 20,000 data subject requests were processed in a timely and effective manner, while the company obtained a total of 74 cybersecurity certifications. Further, Huawei works with all stakeholders in an open and transparent manner to tackle the challenges of cybersecurity. Huawei, therefore, promotes the adoption of open and verifiable security standards such as GSMA NESAS /3GPP SCAS for 5G security, GSMA 5G Security Knowledge Base, or OIC 5G Security Framework. Huawei believes security should be addressed from a technological perspective rather than geopolitics or ideology.