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The Gulf Today, September 29, 2013

Plans to be circulated among entities for executing information security regulation

By a staff reporter

September 29, 2013

DUBAI: Dubai government’s Information Security Committee (ISC) has recently held a meeting at His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s Court, presided over by Ahmad Bin Humaidan, ISC chairman, and representatives from the ISC and Financial Audit Department (Fad).

 The meeting reported on the current status of government entities as to submitting their implementation plans to the ISC by the end of September 2013 and assessing their level of commitment. 

The meeting also discussed the latest developments related to the implementation of Dubai government’s Information Security Regulation, which is aimed at managing the government information security environment and devising relevant controls by developing an integrated strategy and a unified policy for information security and Dubai government information systems for the purpose of working in a secure and reliable environment for storing information. 

The ISC further shed light on the previous meetings held with its major strategic partners in Dubai Government’s Human Resources Department, Fad and Department of Finance, underlining the information security strategy that is adopted by Dubai Government, in addition to highlighting their respective performance indicators and assessing their contribution to the successful implementation of the Information Security Regulation.

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