is becoming strategic field for UAE, especially, with the recent increasing
interest in e-commerce and e-government. UAE is ranked #1 in the Middle East in
Internet penetration and in implementing e-government. However, this also
increases the risk of Internet attacks as we are putting more monetary values
and private information on the wire.
carries research in information security to help governmental organizations and
local institutions to protect their information infrastructure from cyber
attacks. More specifically, the center will work with organizations to identify
threats, quantify risks, and take remediation measures to mitigate the effect
of possible cyber attacks. The center also can work with organizations to
implement security standards and achieve compliance with the highest industry
and government regulations.
addition to performing research in information and network security field, the center
will help to spread awareness of computer security among the students and
public users through technical seminars, public lectures and workshops.
Information and Network Security
Research Center (INSRC) helps to make UAE a safer place for e-government and
e-commerce applications. INSRC helps to protect UAE Internet users before they
put their valuable information on the wire. INSRC offers application security
consulting that helps companies to design, develop, and maintain secure
The main goal of the center
is to offer expert services to organizations and individuals in UAE to protect
their valuable properties from cyber attacks. The center will carry research and
provide methodologies that evaluate security threat and vulnerability in
various environments. The center will provide solutions to lessen these threats
and to minimize the expected damages.
center will also contribute to promoting security awareness among students in
particular and public users and organizations in general. The awareness program
focuses on the latest computer threats and vulnerabilities and assisting them
with incident response and cyber crime threat mitigation.