Panel to oversee data security formed: PM

Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al Thani on Sunday said Qatar has formed a supreme committee to ensure security and protection of data in Qatar.

The committee has representatives from the financial sector.

Sheikh Abdullah said the financial sector is developing a comprehensive and integrated strategy for data security and its implementation.

The Prime Minister was addressing the conference on ‘Information and Communications Technology Security in Financial Sector’organised by Qatar Central Bank (QCB).

Sheikh Abdullah said,”Qatar reiterates its aim to develop the financial sector and protect vital data. A number of laws have been issued to regulate this sector and achieve goals like electronicy linking of all state apparatuses using the latest systems and devices.”

 

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Source News: Qatar Tribune