Kuwait-UK Cybersecurity Education and Research Conference (CERC) 2020
Event submitted on Friday, November 20th 2020, approved by Charles Villanueva ✓
This event has been tagged as follows:
- CXO Level
- Government Level
- Government UK
- Social Engineering
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This Government-Level Cybersecurity conference covers a lot of ground: healthcare, social engineering a lot more. For those working at this level we’d highly recommend this conference and we’d like to thank the team for submitting this conference to our directory.
Conference Event Summary
The following description was either submitted by the Conference Organizer on Friday, November 20th 2020, or created by us.
The 2nd Cybersecurity Education and Research Conference (CERC) is a joint venture organized by the UK Government in collaboration with Kuwait’s Communication and Information Technology Regulatory Authority (CITRA), the Kuwait College of Science & Technology (KCST), and Kuwait University (KU). The conference will take place virtually using an online conferencing platform on 24-25 November 2020.
CERC2020 strives to maintain the important mission on which it was established: to promote research and academic collaboration between UK and Kuwait in the field of cybersecurity as well as emphasise on the significance of developing novel cybersecurity solutions in various areas of government, industry, and society.
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the theme of CERC2020 will be centred around the key new challenges and open problems in the area cybersecurity witnessed during the pandemic. Special focus will be given to the following topics:
- New Challenges in Healthcare Systems
- The Effect on Educational Systems
- The Effect on Government Sectors
- Financial, Banking and Commercial Sectors
- The Rise of Social Engineering
CERC2020 will bring together official, academic and commercial sectors in the field of Cyber Security Research and Education from Kuwait and the UK to share their research and insight on the above issues.
CITRA, the lead on cyber engagement in Kuwait, supports this event at a Kuwaiti Government level, with the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) acting as the body representing UK Government, and the UK Science and Innovation Network, with the support of the British Embassy and British Council in Kuwait. Additionally, KCST and KU are supporting the event in terms of academic background and programme management. CERC2020 supports the Kuwait-UK Memoranda