Cassidian and Emiraje Systems have collaborated with Khalifa University, UAE, to establish the Cyber Operations Centre of Excellence.

According to the agreement signed in 2010 for the establishment, Cassidian and Emiraje will provide resources and equipment to Khalifa in support of the development of intellectual property in the field of cyber operations.

The centre will enhance research capability in specified cyber technology areas including networking security, mobility security, cryptology, forensics and embedded devices such as Industrial Control Systems / SCADA.

Khalifa University executive vice president Dr. Arif Sultan Al Hammadi, said: “The new Cyber Operations Centre of Excellence…allows our students to develop new skills, which in turn will support the infrastructural security of the UAE.”