Cyber Security & User Privacy Protection, the Highest Priority of HUAWEI: CSO Huawei Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, Nov 25(Gwadar Pro)- “As cyber security has become fundamental to business, Huawei put cyber security and user privacy protection as the highest priority of the company.” Mr. Wang Wenlong, Chief Security Officer (CSO), Huawei Pakistan highlighted while delivering a speech at the 2nd annual International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security on Tuesday.
As partner of the conference, Huawei Pakistan has also set up an industry exhibit booth to show its latest products which was visited by Pakistani president Arif Alvi along with Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Babar Sidhu. They evinced keen interest in the products including cyber forensic toolkits, secure communication framework, remote monitoring via sensors, and internet security and privacy labs.
Pakistani President Alvi, delivers a speech at the 2nd annual International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security
President Alvi emphasized at the inauguration ceremony that a national vision of a secure and robust digital ecosystem would lead the country to socio-economic development. To create cyber security awareness, there was a dire need for Pakistan to produce graduates and human resources capable of handling the challenges of cyber security.
As an ICT leader in Pakistan, HUAWEI has made a great contribution to the country’s digital development. It is learnt that every year, Huawei invests 20 billion US dollars to improve product design, development and delivery processes.
Mr. Wang Wenlong, CSO, Huawei Pakistan delivers a speech at the 2nd annual International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security
Mr. Wang Wenlong maintained that Huawei has a solid track record in security and a comprehensive global cyber security insurance system. “Huawei has always stood by its customers to guarantee network security, reliability and stability. Huawei honored this commitment no matter what happened. All the people are living in a world in the middle of a transition to the new digital era.”
Mr. Wang further explained that, “in order to achieve true digital transformation underpinned by cybersecurity and embrace a trusted digital future and leave no one behind, Huawei believes in building an open, transparent and collaborative digital eco-system where cyber security is a shared responsibility of this ecosystem because cyber security can never be addressed by one person, one organization or one nation alone.”
“To ensure that all network elements and services reach the same level of security, Huawei is calling on businesses, governments, and industry organizations to jointly develop unified Pakistan security standards.” Mr. Wang added.
The two-day event organized by National Centre of Cyber Security, Air University discussed ways to build to strengthen cyber security and neutralize advanced threats. Some experts mentioned the Pakistani government can learn from other countries' successful Cloud project cases and encourage technical firms and R&D organizations to develop the latest Cloud technology to speed up knowledge and experience sharing and transfer.
Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Babar Sidhu, Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Mr. Nong Rong, PAF Director General C4I Air Vice Marshal Abbas Ghumman, Director National Centre for Cyber Security (NCCS) Dr Kashif Kifayat, Vice Chancellor Air University Air Marshal (retd) Javaid Ahmed, Executive Director Higher Education Commission Dr Shaista Sohail, CEO Huawei Pakistan Mr Mark Meng also attended Inaugural session.