Cybersecurity & Critical Information Infrastructure Protection @ TechNovation ESCWA
Cybersecurity & Critical Information Infrastructure Protection
Thursday 9 January 2020, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm, ESCWA (Beirut, Lebanon)
UNITED NATIONS ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMISSION FOR WESTERN ASIA, UNITED NATIONS OFFICE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY, IN COOPERATION WITH THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT.
The operational security of institutions depends on the reliable function of critical infrastructure, such as power supply, transportation, and communications, which are increasingly relying on computer networks for parts of their functioning. How vulnerable are these infrastructures to cybersecurity threats, and how can they be protected? This TechNovation talk offers an introduction to cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection.
Presentation by Dr. Rouwaida Kanj, Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, American University of Beirut.
This talk is organized by the Office of the Executive Secretary of ESCWA, the Information and Communications Technology Section at ESCWA, with support from the Office of Information and Communications Technology.
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