Cyber Security Chair Agreement between Qatar University and Thalès
On September, 17th 2014, Qatar University and Thalès signed a cybersecurity agreement in presence of the French Ambassador to Qatar, Mr Eric Chevallier.
This agreement, signed by the President of the University Sheikha bint Abdulla Al-Misnad and the Vice-president of Thalès Communications and Security Pierre Jeanne, will lead to the creation of a cybersecurity chair.
In 2013, Thales established a partnership with Qatar University, targeting cybersecurity & information systems security. The cybersecurity chair aims at strengthening this partnership and completing the existing educational programs within Qatar University.
In the recent years, Qatar has launched a large program through ictQatar, which aims at educating its population regarding cybersecurity issues.