Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA), Etisalat, and Trend Micro Incorporated on Tuesday announced the launch of Cyber Eye, an initiative designed to strengthen the Abu Dhabi Government entities’ cybersecurity capabilities.
Cyber Eye initiative is a central part of Abu Dhabi government’s cybersecurity strategy. It will employ first of its kind technology and systems to identify cyber threats in real time and take effective and proactive actions to mitigate risks and increase protection, further strengthening the security of Abu Dhabi government entities’ digital assets.
Dr Mohamed Abdelhameed Al Askar, Director-General of ADDA, said, “ADDA is keen to strengthen collaboration ties between the public and private sectors, and to work with strategic partners such as Etisalat and Trend Micro as these collaborations are vital in providing basic technological knowledge, and the expertise necessary to enhance cybersecurity capabilities in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
“Today, we embark on a new, safer digital journey,” Dr Al Askar added. “One where cybersecurity takes a central position in our digital transformation strategy. As we move forward, we are incorporating best-in-class solutions to protect government infrastructure and ensure the integrity and safety of all its digital assets. We will be working closely with our partners Etisalat and Trend Micro to unify incident management and prevention across all departments.”