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Huawei transfers its ICT knowledge in an interactive workshop to enable young people

Cairo: Huawei, the global pioneer of information and communication technology solutions, participated in a preparatory workshop “The future of technology and post-pandemic digital transformation”, conducted alongside the Global Forum of Youth (WYF) which is held in Sharm el-Sheikh from January 10 to 13, 2022 under the patronage of HE President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt to address various areas of information and communication (ICT). The main objective of the interactive workshop is to come up with an idea or a project to solve a problem that the world is facing and to reach a set of recommendations from the young people related to solving this problem through the various applications. technologies such as IOT, thermal imaging, AI discussed in the workshop, in which Huawei transferred its knowledge in the field of cybersecurity.

The workshop was moderated by Dr Yomna Abdelrahman, postdoctoral researcher at the University of the Armed Forces in Munich, Germany, who presented different applications of artificial intelligence and the Internet of behavior – thermal camera for analysis behavior. In addition, Mr. Brian Bosire Kenyan Technology, entrepreneur, who presented how to deploy Internet of Things technologies in agriculture and water.

Huawei speaker at the workshop, Mr. Frank Li, Regional Head of Cyber ​​Security and Privacy, gave a presentation on the importance of cybersecurity and why businesses and governments should invest in it. , showcasing the latest methods to protect individuals, businesses and governments against cyberattacks: building secure systems and networks through standards and best practices. Mr. Li also discussed the approaches in which high cyber resilience could be built in collaboration with all parts of the cybersecurity ecosystem. In addition, he explained how to improve privacy awareness for end users.

“With the accelerated development of technology, Huawei is continuously working with all governments, customers and partners through various channels to jointly address cybersecurity threats and cybersecurity challenges. Cyber ​​security and privacy protection are our top priority, we are committed to ensuring that cybersecurity never trumps consideration of business interests. This workshop is an opportunity to meet young talents and to exchange our expertise in this field in order to generate technological breakthroughs that contribute to the resolution of global issues ”, declared Mr. Frank Li.

Mainly attended by young people, the workshop was an opportunity for the participants to acquire the knowledge of various ICT experts and had the opportunity to present their innovative ideas and solutions to various global challenges using the fields of ICT. – to enable them, strengthen their capacities and develop their digital skills.

Given its concern for empowering young people, Huawei participated in the workshop to cultivate talents with professional digital skills. Huawei is committed to promoting digital learning and ICT skills to develop the next generation of ICT talent and supporting it in ICT capacity development. The workshop is aligned with the company’s strategy to empower the world and achieve its sustainability through ICT knowledge.

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