On 31 May 2022, AACC held a one-day-workshop entitled “Exchanging Knowledge & Expertise in the Field of Cybersecurity” at Palais Eschenbach in Vienna and simultaneously online (hybrid). This high-level event, coordinated by AACC Secretary General Eng. Mouddar Khouja, was marked by the attendance of AACC Founder and Arab President H.E. KR Nabil Kuzbari, and the participation of H.E. Ms. Ghada Waly, Director-General of UNOV, Executive Director of UNODC and Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, who delivered welcoming remarks, along with AACC President Dr. Richard Schenz, H.E. Mag. Wolfgang Ebner representing H.E. Mr. Florian Tursky, State Secretary at the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance, H.E. Dr. Khaled Hanafi, Secretary-General of the Union of Arab Chambers, and H.E. Mr. Ibrahim Assaf, Ambassador of the Lebanese Republic to Austria & Chair of the Arab Ambassadors Council in Vienna, in addition to many other high-level panelists.
Throughout this one-day hybrid workshop, senior government officials and technical experts from Austria presented their knowledge and shared their expertise in the field of cybersecurity with Arab counterparts, tackling topics of paramount importance to governments, companies, and individuals, including but not limited to cybercrime, next generation e-ID (electronic identity) and trust services, secure communication, protection of critical IT infrastructure, cloud digital sovereignty and transparency, and standardisation, testing & certification.