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Crown Prince follows up on efforts to enhance cybersecurity

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HRH Crown Prince Hussein meets with cybersecurity stakeholders at Al-Husseiniya Palace on August 31, 2022. (Photo: Royal Court)
AMMAN  — HRH Crown Prince Hussein on Wednesday stressed the importance of enhancing cybersecurity to safeguard public and private institutions in Jordan, according to a Royal Court statement.اضافة اعلان

During a meeting at Al-Husseiniya Palace with the relevant stakeholders to follow up on efforts to enhance cybersecurity, Crown Prince Hussein noted an increase in cyber threats in Jordan and around the world.

At the meeting, attended by Prime Minister Bisher Al-Khasawneh, and General Intelligence Director Maj. Gen. Ahmad Husni, the Crown Prince highlighted the important role of the National Cybersecurity Center in protecting vital sectors.

Crown Prince Hussein underscored that bolstering cybersecurity contributes to providing an investment friendly environment, calling for utilizing global expertise and cooperating with Jordan’s international partners in this regard. 

The Crown Prince was briefed on the cybersecurity strategic response plan 2022–2025, which aims to upgrade infrastructure, develop resources, raise awareness, and unify the institutional response to cyberattacks.

Minister of Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship Ahmad Hanandeh and Director of the Office of the Crown Prince Zaid Baqain attended the meeting.

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