Al-Yamamah University is located north of Riyadh, on the Al-Qassim Highway, and occupies an area of 160,000 square meters. It was designed in accordance with the latest standards for educational institutions. The men’s campus consists of the central academic building, the grand auditorium, main library, students’ lounge, sports club and a mosque. In addition, from its inception, Al-Yamamah University has been committed to providing female students with educational opportunities that prepare them for their vital role in the emerging Saudi labor market. The women’s campus is the fruit of that commitment, with a state-of-the-art campus featuring modern facilities – both academic and recreational – that are fully equivalent to those enjoyed on the men’s campus. Built at a total cost of 300 million Saudi Riyals (approximately US$ 80 million), the University’s ultra-modern campus provides state-of-the-art facilities and innovative instructional designs and curricula offered by faculty from around the world.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is rapidly developing and diversifying its economy as part of Vision 2030. A key factor of this bold new economic plan is information and communications technology (ICT). However, the widespread use of ICT heightens the risk of cyber security threats from hackers, hacktivists, insiders, organised criminals, and even foreign governments.
In order to successfully combat these threats, the Kingdom must develop relevant standards, policies and legal frameworks; share and disseminate critical information and alerts; and most importantly, create further education and awareness among cyber security stakeholders.
The scope of the workshop includes, but is not limited to the:
– Design and analysis of cryptographic algorithms and protocols; analysis of internationally standardized cryptographic algorithms and protocols;
– Efficient implementation of cryptanalytic techniques;
– Security evaluation of Russian cryptographic algorithms and protocols;
– Efficient implementation of Russian cryptographic algorithms and protocols;
– Research in perspective cryptographic areas, such as (post-) quantum cryptography, consensus mechanisms in distributed ledger systems.
Cybersecurity ceased to be a distant technical problem, important only for IT departments, and it became an integral part of companies’ strategies and their continuity – “to be or not to be”. We realized that cyber security would be one of the key challenges for the next decades. The total losses of the public and private sector in the world resulting from cybercrime are estimated at 1% of global GDP. Analysts predict that by 2021, these losses will amount to more than USD 6 trillion annually. Tasks are not facilitated by the low supply of cyber security specialists on the labor market.
All this creates a huge demand for comprehensive cybersecurity products and services. There was a need to create a platform for companies and startups, offering products and services of the cyber sector, as well as for small and large companies from various industries, which more than ever need effective protection against a constantly evolving threat. We have created CYBERSEC EXPO for all of them!
CYBERSEC EXPO 2019 is an international two-day trade fair of cybersecurity products and services that gather suppliers, users and cyber-security enthusiasts from around the world.
One of the oldest, the biggest and most recognized IT security conferences in Poland. And definitely the hottest one with one-of-a-kind atmosphere! CONFidence is a camp-like event packed with top-level tech security talks, and lots of attractions.
Join us to meet security experts, researchers, developers, IT specialists, students, and people interested in new technologies. This year once again we’re expecting over 1100 attendees!
Web, malware, IoT, pentests, cloud security, mobile, reverse engineering, forensics… Our experts are going to cover most recent and most significant topics.
What else? Community Corner with additional Community Track, Treasure Hunt, CTF, After Party, CONFidence Class, and lots of other activities that create the unique vibe of CONFidence