Cybersecurity in the GCC Countries

A series of cyber research projects aimed at the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

A Saudi woman talks on her phone during the ‘MiSK Global Forum’, held in Riyadh under the slogan ‘Meeting the Challenge of Change’, on 15 November 2017. Photo: Fayez Nureldine/AFP/Getty Images.

These projects look at how these countries can build better cybersecurity foundations and achieve cyber resilience against cyber threats.

The research tackles issues around the digital economy, cybercrime, IoT and cyber resilience more generally.

Meeting Summary: Is a Secure IoT Achievable?