DarkMatter to provide cybersecurity solution to Expo 2020

DarkMatter Rabih DabboussiRabih Dabboussi is the senior vice-president of business development, sales and marketing at DarkMatter. (Image source: DarkMatter)Expo 2020 Dubai is teaming up with the UAE-headquartered DarkMatter to deploy advanced cybersecurity technologies that will help safeguard Expo’s digital experience for millions of visitors and 180 country participants

As Expo 2020 Dubai’s Official Cyber Security Provider, DarkMatter is responsible for overseeing the cybersecurity of Expo 2020’s entire digital platform, as well as the applications and data it supports.

With the data and applications of visitors, participating countries, partners, employees and volunteers all supported and inter-connected on its digital platform, Expo 2020 will deploy some of the most advanced and secure technology solutions available.

The ever-growing adoption of connected devices globally means digital platforms will not only play an increasingly important role in everyday lives but will also help shape each visitor’s experience at Expo 2020, making cyber security crucial to the success of the Expo.

DarkMatter will provide a wide range of services, from security management and monitoring, to risk assessments, incident response and technical forensics before, during and after Expo 2020.

Mohammed Alhashmi, senior vice-president of innovation and future technology at Expo 2020 Dubai, said, “Cybersecurity is a fast evolving field, so it is important that we collaborate with industry experts like DarkMatter to develop solutions that keep Expo 2020’s digital infrastructure safe and secure.”

“Expo 2020 is a project of national significance and, as a company founded in the UAE, we feel very proud to be playing such an important role in helping to prepare for and deliver the biggest ever event in the region,” commented Rabih Dabboussi, senior vice-president of business development, sales and marketing at DarkMatter.

Through its main theme, ‘Connecting Minds, Creating the Future,’ Expo 2020 Dubai aims to be a celebration of human ingenuity that offers a glimpse into the future, guided by its three subthemes of opportunity, mobility and sustainability.

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