UAE’s top cybersecurity analyst Saud Ahmed Ibrahim Ahmed advises tech users to sharpen their defenses
Sharjah – A cybersecurity specialist who saved his country from potential cyber hacking has launched a public appeal for people to step up their security to avoid falling for phishing and similar scams.
UAE entrepreneur Saud Bin Ahmed has launched his global campaign to ensure the public strengthens their defenses and protects their digital footprint, including bank accounts and general use, with better security .
Ahmed has been praised by the United Arab Emirates after detecting various digital failures in more than 4,000 computers in his country and for quickly securing electronic accounts and systems through his Sharjah-based company.
Ahmed also saved several families in the UAE from the threat of extortion cases from various hackers. In 2011, he was called upon to join forces with His Excellency Ahmed bin Muhammad Al-Jarwan, Speaker of the Arab Parliament, to take care of its technical affairs.
He was also the first UAE resident to slay a ransom virus, hiding behind the emblem of the UAE Ministry of Interior.
As a result of these experiences, he began to educate people about fabricated images, electronic blackmail, and corrupt media flows around the world.
Saud Bin Ahmed said, âCybercrime in all its forms can affect daily life and leave many people destroyed through phishing and hacking. But if they remain cautious about emails that don’t seem correct or fake, they can stay one step ahead of cybercriminals.
âInvesting in security software that tackles phishing attempts and becoming more tech-savvy to avoid becoming another global cybercrime statistic. “
Ahmed speaks from experience, having seen the worst of the internet and how people can be seriously exposed to cybercriminals in all their disguises.
Since the age of 13, when he started working on electronic software through research and experimentation, Ahmed has acquired excellent knowledge in this field, making many discoveries to make a difference in the technological world. .
Saud Bin Ahmed is a Certified Ethical Hacker and graduated in the United States. He has dedicated 20 years to the cybersecurity industry and his company has been at the forefront of serving his country, the Arab community and the world to prevent data breaches, viruses and hackers.