The Bahrain Technology Companies Society (BTECH) participated as the Official ICT Association Partner for the second edition of the Arab International Cybersecurity Summit (AICS) 2023, that took place at the Exhibition World Bahrain on last December 5 and 6.
Mr. Tareq Fakhroo, Chairman of BTECH, underscores that this strategic partnership exemplified the Society’s unwavering commitment to advancing the summit’s objectives. It also mirrored BTECH’s dedication to providing the national and regional systems with the cutting-edge developments in the ICT sector. Furthermore, the collaboration aimed to propagate awareness about sophisticated technologies within the cybersecurity field, with the ultimate goal of fostering robust digital infrastructures which are pivotal in effectively tackling the escalating cyber threats and attacks pervasive in the Arab region.
Mr. Fakhroo stated:
“As the Association Partner for the summit, BTECH was dedicated to ensuring the active involvement of Bahraini technology companies. We showcased the latest innovations from the Bahraini tech community, aligned with global trends. Additionally, we highlighted the technology sector’s contributions to cybersecurity research and development, promoting information security solutions for Bahrain’s business sector to effectively manage digital risks. Through this collaboration, BTECH was committed to elevating Bahrain’s technological standing on the global stage.”
Mr. Fakhroo emphasized the crucial significance of BTECH’s participation, citing the growing need to embrace cyber solutions in alignment with Bahrain’s technical landscape. He said that BTECH’s participation served as a platform for cybersecurity pioneers to address evolving threats and underscored the role of the Bahraini ICT sector as a pioneer in supporting digital transformation and global initiatives.
Furthermore, Mr. Fakhroo added that the strategic partnership with the summit was poised to not only enhance the security of the Kingdom and the region from cyber threats but also to unveil new opportunities for education and inspiration among technology sector leaders, experts, and entrepreneurs. The collaboration aimed to foster synergy between Bahraini exhibitors and their international counterparts, promoting relationships that contribute to the growth and development outlined in the Economic Vision 2030, and accelerating the adoption of international cybersecurity practices in Bahraini institutions and companies.