GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Education and Training

 
  Share
  • The UAE Minister of State for Advanced Sciences graced the award ceremony and felicitated the winners of the competition  
  • The winners received an award of 350,000 AED each for their research proposal in the field of cyber security 

 Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 24 February 2018:   Dubai Electronic Security Center (DESC) has announced the winners of the ‘Innovation In Cyber Security Award'. The University of Dubai, and the University of Sharjah in collaboration with the American University of Sharjah have been declared as the competition winners.
 
The University of Dubai won the award for their research proposal titled ‘Secure and robust wireless communication system for low-latency applications'.  While the University of Sharjah and the American University Sharjah alliance was awarded for their proposal on ‘Improved Block chain infrastructure with IoT for critical/smart government applications'.
 
The UAE Minister of State for Advanced Science, Her Excellency Sarah Bint Yousif Al Amiri, graced the award ceremony as a mark of support to the ‘Innovation Research in Cyber Security' competition organized by Dubai Electronic Security Center. The award winners were honoured by Her Excellency Al Amiri at the event and were granted 350,000 AED each to advance their research studies.
 
Delivering the opening speech of the award ceremony, Her Excellency Sarah Bint Yousif Al Amiri, the UAE Minister of State for Advanced Science said, “As the UAE starts to move towards an innovative knowledge-based economy, it is critical that we focus on establishing the necessary infrastructure to insure the protection of intellectual property and know-how in the UAE.”
 
DESC Director General, Yousuf Al Shaibaini, said, “We are tremendously pleased with the results, and appreciate the immense effort and diligence invested by the researchers into the competition. The research ideas and proposals we have seen in this competition are an embodiment of excellence and hard work. We congratulate the winning teams and are confident that their research ideas on cyber security will have a huge impact not only in the UAE but at a global scale.”

Speaking at the momentous occasion, Dr. Bushra Al Blooshi, Director of Research and Innovation at Dubai Electronic Security Center said, “It is of great importance for us to establish an ongoing partnership with regional and global universities and contribute to our society through such initiatives. We value the involvement of academic institutions in conducting research work that address the demands and challenges of rapidly evolving technology,” she added.
 
In light of ‘UAE Month of Innovation' celebrated across the nation, DESC's ‘Innovation In Cyber Security Award' is a remarkable initiative that supports the country's successful journey of excellence in the field of innovation.DESC ‘Innovation In Cyber Security Award' competition is designed to encourage academic study and research excellence in the field of cyber security in line with the Dubai Cyber Security Strategy, which is committed to protect Dubai from cyber risks and make the Emirate one of world's smartest and safest cities electronically.

 



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 13963 times
Posted on : Saturday, February 24, 2018  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : GESS Dubai 2018 - Total Fluency launches modern language programs and giving away prizes worth Dhs. ...
Next Story : HBMSU presents its achievements to Dubai Government Human Resources amid joint efforts in advancing ...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Childrenswear That Speaks With a Conscience
Versace – Spring/Summer 2019 Collection
Dubai Jewellers Come Together to Celebrate UAE Mothers
Put your best skin forward for Spring/Summer 19' with Kocostar's Camouflage range
The Amphis Ritual
Bentley Centenary Watch Celebrates a Proud Partnership
GROHE Shapes the Future of Water with a record number of innovations at ISH 2019
UL and Saudi Telecom Company announce plans to establish a Center of Excellence ...
Pomsies launch six new Fabulous Friends!
Al-Futtaim Toyota and UAE Government Authorities confiscate 453,456 counterfeit ...
Now United to Perform at World Games' Opening Ceremony Pre-Show
Time to Honour Our Moms with the Best from HONOR: Mother's Day Gift Guide
The Perfect Gift for Mother's Day
Al-Futtaim Honda launches the all-new Honda HR-V
Salvatore Ferragamo Timepieces - Spring/Summer 2019 Collection
Tonda 1950 Stone-set range
Malabar Gold & Diamonds awarded by ‘The Health Education and Promotion Departmen...
Trade-in Your Old Device for a brand new Galaxy S10
Salvatore Ferragamo Timepieces – Spring/Summer 2019 Collection
New in this month at Home and Soul Dubai
Go on, catch the summer moments
Get Kylie Minogue's Youthful Complexation with The Organic Pharmacy's Rose Diamo...
The Balmain Haute Elegance Oval mirrors the brand's soul
Dubai Modest Fashion Week Celebrates a Successful Return for 2019
Giti Tire Celebrates New Beginnings with Opening of First Middle East Flagship S...
World's most expensive perfume ‘SHUMUKH' launched at The Dubai Mall as an exquis...
V-URBAN Versace – Spring/Summer 2019 Collection
Hormann introduces energy saving LPU 67 thermo garage doors for homes
The UAE's Leading Inspirational Home Brand Re-opens in Marina Mall, Abu Dhabi
Ericsson and UNESCO launch new global AI skill development initiative for youth
Desigual ‘Not the Same' Since 1984
LG's Smart Kitchen Appliances Help Families Eat Healthy, Stay Fit and Waste Less
Major Thai paper brand eyes new markets for unique product range at Paperworld M...
Tukish Airlines is moving to its new home, “The Great Move” begins
Visa partners with Starbucks & Hardee's to help promote the use of Apple Pay in ...
Dubai Customs celebrates the Emirati Children's Day
It just keeps getting better: Nokia 3.1 gets a fresh slice of Android 9 Pie
Workspace.ae introduces a range of new office furniture solutions
Speech by HE Abdulrahman bin Mohamed Al Owais, Minister of Health and Prevention...
TREND ALERT: Denim | Marks & Spencer
Sahara Centre Welcomes Customers with the ‘Win Wheels with Meals' Campaign
Etihad Airways Welcomes Ireland's Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport to I...
Joyalukkas Exchange is now open at Dubai Investment Park 2,UAE
Kronometry 1999-Corum boutique in Paris
All Roads lead to Abu Dhabi for the 26th PIARC World Road Congress 2019
Al Mouj Muscat holds a Fire Evacuation Drill
Dubai Festival City Mall picks the perfect gifts to say thank you to all mums th...
Dubai Cares announces two Education in Emergencies programs in Iraq and Indonesi...
More than 3000 people visit Emirates A380 at first Saudi International Airshow
Continental Technology Powers Jeep® Wrangler's New eTorque Mild-Hybrid System