SC showcases cybersecurity readiness ahead of 2022 WC Oct 19, 2020 0 6704 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaThe Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) showcased its cybersecurity preparations for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 during Oman’s Future Tech Summit and Expo, which was held earlier this month. During her presentation, Maryam Al Muftah, the SC’s IT Director, highlighted the importance of cybersecurity preparations and the challenges that come with hosting a mega sporting event, such as the potential for cybercrime, data security breaches and information systems failure. Al Muftah drew examples from recent FIFA World Cup tournaments and Olympic Games, when organisers were targeted by sophisticated online scams.Al Muftah said: “It is likely threats will increase as we draw nearer to the tournament, meaning it will be necessary to build our cybersecurity skillset, grow compliance and maintain all our current capabilities. We have developed strong partnerships with major cybersecurity partners and will continue to nurture these relationships. We all need to be vigilant and continue to expand our expertise to tackle all aspects of this issue.”Al Muftah added: “Based on the experience of previous mega sporting events, including the FIFA World Cup and Olympics, we have to anticipate the same players and adversaries will look to target Qatar 2022.” RELATED ARTICLES Amir condoles with President of Burkina Faso Oct 19, 2020 0 7590 FM meets Bosnia and Herzegovina counterpart Oct 19, 2020 0 3962 MoPH reports total 126,406 COVID-19 recoveries so far Oct 19, 2020 0 632 Environment monitoring buoys installed at Hamad and Ruwais ports The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), represented by the Environmental Monitoring and Laboratory Department, supervised the operations of landing four environmental monitoring buoys -- two in Hamad .. Attiyah wins Cyprus Rally Qatar’s ace rally driver Nasser Al Attiyah cruised home for his 7th and second-in-a-row win (third in the last four years) in the Cyprus Rally on Sunday. This was the second victory this year in the Middle East Rally .. Cancer patients receiving quality care despite COVID-19: HMC NCCCR adopts new measures to ensure best possible care available for cancer patientsTribune News Network Doha The National Center for Cancer Care and Research of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has said that the cancer .. Digital mental health tools not future luxury but urgent necessity: WISH report Digital mental health tools not future luxury but urgent necessity: WISH report QU Health launches new biomedical, pharmaceutical research unit Qatar University (QU) has launched a new Biomedical and Pharmaceutical Research Unit (BPRU) under QU Health, to provide closer alignment and integration of health research sector at QU with the aim to create a dynamic ..