Goal 16

Digital Security

The UAE National Cyber Security Strategy (NCSS) aims to secure national information and communications across the UAE. NCSS is based on five focus areas: Prepare and prevent: Aims to raise the minimum protection level of cyber assets and ensure compliance to the UAE's cyber security standards Respond and recover: Aims to develop incident and response management capabilities and improve threat neutralisation capabilities Build national capability: Aims to inform and educate the public and workforce about cyber security and promote research in the field Foster collaboration: Aims to collaborate with international bodies to catalyse cyber security efforts nationally and internationally Provide national leadership: Aims to develop initiatives to guide the implementation of the National Cyber Security strategy.