The National Cybersecurity Authority will organize the Women in Cybersecurity Forum in Riyadh on March 1-2, 2022 with the objective of empowering women in the field of cybersecurity. Several specialists, academics and researchers in the field of cybersecurity will attend the event.
The forum aims to empower women in the field of cybersecurity as well as to encourage women to join the cybersecurity field, in addition to developing their skills, exchanging experiences, and enabling them to take up jobs and leadership roles in this field.
It also aims to enhance women’s participation in cybersecurity, and to introduce available opportunities in education and training to qualify them to take up jobs in cybersecurity fields. The event also seeks to achieve the professional and leadership development of women to increase professional competence in this field, and to shed light on the achievements of Saudi women in this sector.
The forum will see discussion of several topics, including the current status of women’s representation in the fields of cybersecurity, and review efforts made to build national capacities within education and training programs and ways to enhance these efforts.