As part of its ongoing efforts to support the national banking infrastructure and address the challenges facing the financial sector in Qatar, Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) PQSC, is participating in Qatar Central Bank (QCB) 4th Information Security Conference for the Financial Sector as one of the event’s Silver Sponsors.

Held under the theme ‘Cyber Attacks and its Impact on the Economy’, the event is taking place at the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort and Convention Hotel, under the patronage of the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.

The conference is bringing together all financial institutions and banks in the country to exchange expertise and share strategies towards raising the information security level in the sector to its absolute maximum, in light of the current cyber security challenges in the region and their potential impact on the economy. Participating organisations and institutions will jointly work towards adopting the processes and best practices necessary to safeguard infrastructures, as well as establish a unified security strategy in the financial sector.

Some of the key topics on the event’s agenda include: database security, cyber security policies for banking, combating email fraud, the evolving nature of cyber-threats in payment systems, defence strategies for the financial sector, and the importance of business continuity in ICT.

al khaliji’s participation in the QCB conference comes as part of its mission to play an active role in enhancing the performance, boosting the stability and securing the foundation of the financial sector in Qatar, towards the realisation of Qatar National Vision 2030.

For more information about al khaliji’s participation in the QCB conference, visit their website through this link.