Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir (State Department photo)

Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming Signs MoU with Lockheed Martin

The Saudi Federation for Cyber Security and Programming signed a memorandum of understanding with Lockheed Martin, the official Saudi Press Agency reported.

The MoU aims at creating a partnership in cyber security and programming. It will focus on developing and increasing capabilities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in cyber security and programming, and combating intrusions and viruses. The company will provide its experience and knowledge in training Saudi talents, specialized in cyber security and programming.

The MoU was co-signed by the Federation’s Deputy Chairman Abdullah Sharaf Alghamdi, on behalf of the Federation’s Chairman of the Board of Directors Saud bin Abdullah Al-Gahtani, who is an advisor at the Royal Court, and Alan Chinoda, the CEO of Lockheed Martin.

SPA said the Saudi rulers wanted to show trainees the seriousness of cybersecurity and how these systems and infrastructure can be targeted.

Read more at SPA

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