Huawei highlights updated cybersecurity framework at GISEC 2021
Huawei, a global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, is at GISEC 2021 from May 31 to June 2, where it’s showcasing its capabilities in smart government, cloud and 5G, all built around a robust cybersecurity foundation.
Huawei regional executives are also contributing to various plenary sessions during the event by exchanging knowledge and leveraging Huawei longstanding ICT expertise.
GISEC 2021 is the most influential cybersecurity event in the MENA region. The exhibition is a global platform that brings together world-class cybersecurity innovators, enterprises and governments under one roof to collaborate, share ideas and explore new ways on how to achieve safer cyberspace for all.
Aloysius Cheang, CSO, Huawei UAE, is discussing several topics during the event including ‘Achieving shared success in cybersecurity, the Huawei way: through technology Innovation and bridging cybersecurity divide via open standards and technical collaboration’, ‘The SplInternet: its impact on Cybersecurity and Regional PPP on intergovernmental organisation and big tech’.
In addition, the company has stated that a team of Huawei experts are spotlighting other topics such as 5G in vertical industries, securing the 5G Era, and supply chain cyber-risk.
Jiawei Liu, CEO, Huawei UAE, said: “GISEC 2021 could not have come at a better time. The accelerated digital trends in the past year have significantly expanded the need for cybersecurity in organisations. Therefore, organisations must reinforce their security posture and boost their cyberdefence capabilities. The event is an ideal platform to highlight the importance of our cybersecurity capabilities as an integrated ICT solutions provider.”
Of the solutions Huawei is showcasing is the ‘Huawei Smart Government Solutions’, which enables governments worldwide to transform from a traditional mode of operation to the next-gen digital smart, safe and secure cloud-based processes. Additionally, HUAWEI CLOUD is highlighting its Intelligent Twins technologies which can deliver a smart experience for people, cities and enterprises in all scenarios, as part of its commitment to providing a reliable, secure and cost-effective cloud services to empower applications, harness the power of data, and help organisations of all sizes grow in today’s intelligent world.
Cheang said: “We are constantly reviewing our approach to security and privacy. At GISEC, visitors can learn about how we collaborate with governments, customers, and partners to tackle cybersecurity and privacy challenges. Our technology solutions, built from the ground up with security in mind, can meet our customers’ demands while nurturing a vibrant ecosystem that will uplift the entire profession and promotes innovation.”
Liu added that: “Cybersecurity and privacy protection is not the responsibility of only one enterprise, nor can it be achieved by one enterprise alone. Cybersecurity needs to be built by the whole society. With the use of advanced technologies accelerating more than ever, particularly in the post-pandemic era, we need to keep pushing the boundaries of technology and driving Digital Transformation forward in a secure and safe cyberspace.”