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GUST Signs an Agreement with PAAET to Organize Cybersecurity Forum

14 February 2023


The Center of Applied Mathematics and Bioinformatics (CAMB) at Gulf University for Science and Technology has signed a cooperation agreement with the College of Technological studies at the Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET). The agreement aimed to organize a joint forum under the title, “Cybersecurity: Challenges and solutions”, during 15th and 16th February 2023.


The event will be patronized by the Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Hamad Al Adwani, and will be held at the main building of the PAAET campus in Shuwaikh. 

The signing ceremony of the agreement was attended by GUST’s Acting President and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor Bassam Alameddine, GUST’s Chair of CAMB, Dr. Israa Omran, Director General of PAAET, Dr. Hassan Al-Fajaam, and several officials from both institutions.


Professor Bassam Alameddine, said, “we are happy to sign this agreement with the PAAET to organize this important event which will shed the light on one of the most important issue in the world of technology”. Alameddine adding that this forum is a good opportunity to share and exchange knowledge between scholars and professionals in Cybersecurity field. 


The forum will discuss how to strengthen the awareness of information security among people, and encourage those interested in this field to discover the latest technologies and skills used in Cybersecurity. It will also focus on exploring new Cyber-attacks that threaten organization’s systems, and will also show how to take advantage of resources and programs to provide protection in different workplace environments. 

The forum will include a technology exhibition for sponsors and public and private sector participants to show the new trends that they use to protect their systems. As well as, the event will be coupled with a student competition aiming to demonstrate their projects and ideas that provide solutions to the Cybersecurity issues.