2nd day of 'Black Hat' witnesses remarkable turnout amid fruitful discussions on cybersecurity
The activities of the 2nd day of the "Black Hat" event concluded on Wednesday, witnessing a remarkable turnout of visitors.
More than 11,000 people toured the corridors of the "Black Hat" event and benefited from dialogue sessions and workshops on technology, in addition to engaging in technological challenges and inspiring experiences with cybersecurity experts and executives.
The sessions and workshops discussed human security engineering, application penetration, the investment model in cybersecurity in the United States, the Middle East and North Africa, and security awareness for beginners, in addition to attracting cyber talent, creating a security culture, building on a large scale, and assuming the existence of penetration.
Speakers in a session entitled "Data, Privacy and Misleading Information Securing Campaigns" discussed the importance of cooperation among organizations and institutions to confront threats targeting information security. They stressed the importance of the role of governments in preserving privacy.
Creativity roams the corridors of Black Hat through challenges, the most prominent of which are: "Catch the Flag", "Smart City", and "Bug Rewards Platform Cup".
Black Hat brought together a group of the most prominent experts and speakers in the field of cybersecurity, and it contains competitions and challenges with prizes amounting to more than one million riyals.
The event targets those interested and amateurs in the field of cybersecurity in order to enhance the Kingdom's leadership in this field, by preparing human capabilities from all segments of society in technology specializations.
Black Hat is organized by the Saudi Federation For Cybersecurity, Programming and Drones (SAFCSP), in partnership with the General Entertainment Authority (GEA).