Dubai’s RTA reviews its cyber security

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) teamed up with the Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) to increase the awareness of leadership and other staff members about the cyber security in tune with the objectives laid by Dubai Cyber Security Strategy an initiative recently launched by the Government of Dubai to ensure maximum security to its citizens and organisations in the cyber age.

RTA will organise workshops as part of its overall cyber security strategy and commitment to work with public entities towards “Making Dubai the Safest City in the Cyberspace.” Speaking at the occasion, Abdullah Al Bastaki, Director of Technology Strategy and Governance, Corporate Technology Support Services Sector at RTA said, “The underlying objective of the Dubai Cyber Security Strategy is to curb cyber risks, tackle cybercrimes, and enable users access to a broad spectrum of IT. Such objectives can be achieved in five domains namely: Cyber Smart Society, Innovation, Cyber Security, Cyber Resilience, and (Inter) National Collaboration. RTA is committed to making periodical reviews to ensure that all affiliated sectors and agencies comply with the approved standards set by the Dubai Electronic Security Center.

On other hand the Director of Compliance, Support and Alliances at DESC, Amer Sharaf stressed on the importance of cooperating with government and semi-government bodies in implementing the vision of the Strategic Plan aimed at raising the profile of Dubai as a leading metropolitan city in innovation, safety and security.