[ISN] Qatar to establish cyber security committee

http://www.arabianbusiness.com/qatar-establish-cyber-security-committee-537614.html By Courtney Trenwith arabianbusiness.com 6 February 2014 Qatar has announced it will establish a national cyber security committee to oversee the country’s fight against cyber crime and prevention strategies. The committee, which has been approved by the Cabinet, also would be involved in the protection of vital infrastructure and information, communication services and associated database technology. It will be responsible for safeguarding the nation’s security, financial and economic interests and improve Qatar’s competitiveness capabilities, as well as advise companies, institutions and individuals. The draft law also requires institutions to establish individual frameworks for dealing with cyber security and to allocate funding within their budgets. […]