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Egypt to host Cybersecurity & Defence Intelligence Systems exhibition

The 3-day cybersecurity and defence intelligence systems exhibition is the 1st of its kind, and will be held from 16-18 May 2023.
08.02.23 | Source: Daily News Egypt

Egypt will host the first-of-its-kind event; Cybersecurity and Defense Intelligence Systems (CDIS-EGYPT) in May.

It will be hosted by Tritech Advanced Solutions and a coalition of private sector entities in support of the government’s strategic vision towards digital transformation.

The 3-day cybersecurity and defence intelligence systems exhibition and conference will shed light on the status quo and future of cybersecurity in Egypt, MENA and worldwide over the course of 3 days from 16-18 May 2023 where local, regional, and international companies will showcase their state-of-the-art technology and capabilities. A conference will take place on the sidelines of the exhibition where international, regional and local speakers will discuss and share their knowledge and expertise with attendees.

The announcement came in a press conference in the presence of high-level representatives from the relevant ministries, as well as decision-makers and executives from local and international tech companies.

Egypt Cyber Security & Defense Intelligence Systems (CDIS-EGYPT) is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology and is officially supported by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Ministry of Finance, The Egyptian Supreme Cybersecurity Council (ESCC), National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA), National Authority for Management and Investment, Egyptian Computer Emergency Readiness Team (EG-CERT), and Helwan University.

Ahmed Abdel-Hafez, Vice President for Cyber Security Affairs at, National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (NTRA), stated “This momentous exhibition is immensely significant for moulding the destiny of 

cybersecurity and intelligence in Egypt and the area. Cybersecurity is a key part of the economic system and national security of the Egyptian state. 

“As part of Egypt Vision 2030 and President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi’s policy on digital transformation, this exhibition will bring together subject-matter experts to showcase the best practices, views and efforts on one of the most essential matters that affect the region and the world, which is how to procure a secure and sound cyberspace,” he added.

As the worldwide shift to a digital economy, cyberattacks have become progressively more intricate and damaging; it is essential that we anticipate these cyber dangers in order to build a newer digital reality.