ABOUT

The Global Cybersecurity Forum

About The Global Cybersecurity Forum:

Taking place in Saudi Arabia’s G20 Presidency year, and under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Global Cybersecurity Forum is a catalyst platform designed to create a more resilient and better cyberworld for all. By facilitating multistakeholder global dialogue, the GCF will shape the conversation on cybersecurity and create the foundations for greater cyber resilience, capacity and management of the threat landscape.

The GCF will highlight and enable discussions on investment and economic opportunities created within the cybersecurity industry. It will also serve to create an action-oriented roadmap that sets the stage for cybersecurity in the 21st century.

KEY FACTS

WHEN

4-5 February 2020

WHERE

Ritz Carlton

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

WHO

Over 1,200 government officials, Private sector leaders, international organizations and other key stakeholders drawn from expert communities and academia.

About the National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA):

The National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA) was established in 2017 by a Royal Order that links it directly to His Majesty The King.

NCA is the government entity in charge of cybersecurity in Saudi Arabia and it serves as the national authority on its affairs. It has both regulatory and operational functions related to cybersecurity and it works closely with public and private entities to improve the cybersecurity posture of the country in order to safeguard its vital interests, national security, critical infrastructures, high-priority sectors, government services and activities.

National Cybersecurity Authority (NCA)