Third Global Cybersecurity Forum (GCF) begins in Riyadh under King's patronage
Riyadh, October 31, 2023, The third Global Cybersecurity Forum (GCF) is set to commence in Riyadh, with the patronage of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. This event, organized by the National Cybersecurity Authority and the Saudi Information Technology Company (SITE), adopts the theme "Charting Shared Priorities in Cyberspace." It offers a dynamic platform to address the most critical cybersecurity challenges and their implications on various sectors, including supply chains and smart cities.
The GCF aims to raise awareness about these challenges and explore comprehensive solutions, fostering international collaboration among stakeholders. Distinguished by the participation of industry experts, decision-makers, CEOs, high-level government and academic representatives, and international companies from over 120 countries, the forum will unveil several initiatives and international projects that enhance global cooperation and socioeconomic development, both in Saudi Arabia and worldwide.
The forum's agenda covers a range of strategic cybersecurity topics organized around five sub-themes, including Cyberspace amidst polycrisis, Cyber growth unlocked, Across cyber divides, Inside cyber minds, and emerging cyber horizons. Through these discussions, the Global Cybersecurity Forum Institute (GCFI) aims to promote ongoing dialogue among partners, supporting relevant projects in the coming months. The GCFI seeks to establish a robust concept of international cooperation and partnership and unlock opportunities in Cyberspace to drive development, prosperity, and solidify the Kingdom's position as a global leader in this crucial sector.
The Global Cybersecurity Forum serves as a vital platform for decision-makers, experts, and specialists in critical sector issues. It facilitates knowledge exchange, expertise sharing, cooperation opportunities, international support, joint efforts, and economic development in the sector.