Milipol seminars to focus on cyber security, other key topics
March 13 2021 11:21 PM
Attendees at the Milipol press conference . PICTURE: Thajudheen
Attendees at the press conference Saturday. PICTURE: Thajudheen

Milipol Qatar 2021 will host three seminars that will focus on the issues of cybersecurity and cyber threats, civil defence and managing the security of major events, and see the participation of thought leaders, the organisers have announced. On March 16, a session on cybersecurity and cyber threats will discuss ‘Cyber Threat Defence: Lessons from SOC’ and other key issues related to the topic.
The session will start at 11am and is to be attended by Khalid N Sadiq al-Hashimi, assistant undersecretary, Cyber Security Department at the Ministry of Transport and Communications, along with experts from various firms. A session on civil defence will be held at 2.30pm on March 16, and is to be led by officials from the Ministry of Interior (MoI).
Then, a morning session on March 17 will focus on security management for large events and the keynote address will be delivered by Falah al-Dosari, senior manager, Project Stadia, Interpol, while speakers from the MoI will attend the seminar.
The participants include government entities and major companies working in the homeland security and civil defence sectors across the world. Milipol 2021 cover areas such as anti-terrorism special forces, chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) defence, civil defence, data protection, information and communication systems, economic and industrial intelligence, fight against cyber threats and cybercrime, forensic science service, law enforcement, oil and gas sector, port and airport security, border control, prison sector, private security, protection of industrial and sensitive sites, risk analysis and management, road safety, security of public places, urban security, systems integration and transport security.
Also, experts from the exhibiting entities will address the seminars. Milipol Qatar 2021 begins tomorrow at Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre and continues until March 17.

Last updated: March 13 2021 11:40 PM

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