UAE Creates A Cyber Security Company With Israeli Partners

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government Department of Projects (HBK DOP) has formed a Joint Venture Company has created a defensive Cyber Security and Cyber Academy in partnership with a group of Israeli businessmen from the former intelligence community, and Unit 8200, which have been involved in the cyber field for many years. The collaboration with HBK DOP will provide Defensive Cyber Solutions which is aimed to increase the security against cyber-attacks on the UAE.

Such attacks have become an increasing global threat to large industries, plus critical infrastructure and government agencies.

Further to the Cyber Security services, the joint venture will also establish a state-of-the-Art Cyber Academy in the UAE, which aims to train and qualify the next generation of Cyber Analysts and Chief Information Security Officers. According to the Israeli group, the common goal of the Joint Venture is to improve the defensive cyber security solutions in the UAE & Gulf Co-operation Council region in order to have better cyber security protection against common threats in the region. 

Commenting on the partnership, Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Bin Mohammed Al Nahyan said: “This partnership will strengthen the cooperation between the countries in the fields of cyber security and technology and will contribute to the good relationships between the countries”.

About HBK DOP 
Departments of Project Hamad bin Khalifa (HBK DOP) was founded by Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, a seasoned business leader with a proven track record. The aim is to handle project investments and enter into JV partnership with partners presenting viable and interesting projects with sustainability and job creation.

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