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SSIF partners with Jordan’s Cyber Security Center for awareness session

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  • The Social Security Investment Fund (SSIF) hosted an awareness session with the President of Jordan’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC-JO), Engineer Bassam Maharmeh.
  • The session emphasized the vital role of cybersecurity in supporting national economic growth, business sectors, and financial stability.

The article discusses how the SSIF hosted an awareness session with Engineer Bassam Maharmeh, the President of Jordan’s National Cyber Security Center (NCSC-JO). During the session, Maharmeh highlighted the importance of cybersecurity in the business and investment sectors. Maharmeh also outlined key aspects of the National Cybersecurity Strategy, practices, and procedures to safeguard information in institutions. The recent approval of a coordinated national plan by the Cabinet to address cyber threats and incidents was also mentioned, ensuring business continuity and safeguarding people, property, and information.

SSIF CEO Dr. Izzaldeen Kanakrieh commended the ongoing cooperation between SSIF and NCSC-JO in conducting tests to prevent automated system breaches. Kanakrieh affirmed the Fund’s commitment to national cybersecurity policies, strategies, risk management approaches, and information security controls. The session organized by the SSIF reflects ongoing efforts to empower staff on cybersecurity risks and support the implementation of methodologies protecting SSIF database and automated systems.

The discussion around cybersecurity in this session highlights the importance of keeping up with cybersecurity measures in the evolving digital landscape. With the growing threats and risks in cyberspace, such awareness sessions play a crucial role in educating staff and enhancing the overall security posture of organizations.

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