As Dubai races toward a future of self-driving cars and drones filling up its high-rise-studded skyline, cybersecurity is becoming a growing concern in a region replete with examples of cyberattacks.
The sheikhdom is hosting a cybersecurity conference this week and at it, a Dubai official involved in protecting the emirate from hacking and other electronic maliciousness offered a rare interview Wednesday describing its efforts.
“It’s relentless,” said Amer Sharaf, the director of compliance at the Dubai Electronic Security Center. “You always have to be up and ahead of the game.”
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