UAE central bank announces new cyber security centre

Central Bank of the UAE
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The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates announced on November 2 that it is opening a networking and cyber security operations centre.

The new facility will safeguard the UAE’s financial system from digital threats and develop cyber security standards for the banking and finance sector. It will also help manage the CBUAE’s cyber security and operations.

Sabri Hamed Al Azazi, the CBUAE’s chief operating officer, said that the centre would communicate intelligence “with the financial sector

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