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UAE’s first secure cloud technologies program now launched in Abu Dhabi

Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), announced that its Cryptography Research Centre (CRC) has launched the UAE’s first secure cloud technologies program which will boost advanced technologies that enhance data privacy and cloud encryption schemes.

UAE to utilize biometric facial recognition on digital national ID

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Government announced that it will use biometric face recognition (Facial ID) to register customers in the "UAE Pass" application, the first national digital identity and signature solution that enables users to identify themselves to government service providers in all emirates through a smartphone-based authentication.

Abu Dhabi’s digital transformation: Ranks 11th in Global Technology Index

Building on its efforts to accelerate digital transformation in the emirate, the Department of Government Support – Abu Dhabi (DGS), represented by the Abu Dhabi Digital Authority (ADDA), has announced that Abu Dhabi has been overall ranked 11th in the Global Technology Index on the World Digital Competitiveness Yearbook 2020.

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