TRA participates in 5th annual Business Continuity and Emergency Response Forum

ABU DHABI, 10th February, 2015 (WAM) – The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) is participating in the 5th annual Business Continuity and Emergency Response Forum, currently being held in Abu Dhabi.

The forum provides a platform to discuss the dynamic technology landscape, its implications for business continuity management, and industry best practices when formulating plans for crisis management. In addition to a host of international sector specialists, a range of technical companies and major emergency response and crisis management consultancies descended on the capital for the three day event, including a focus panel, exhibition and various workshops.

Abdulrahman Al Naser, Telecom Business Continuity and Crisis Management Manager in TRA in his keynote speech said: “We are pleased to have the TRA featured in the fifth year of the Business Continuity and Emergency Response Forum. This event is an opportunity to not only share and comprehend the factors entailed in emergency frameworks, it is a platform to discover the impact of technological trends and aances and on business continuity resilience.” Al Naser revealed the importance of the various exercises carried out in a crisis scenario anticipation of a risk, assessing, prevention, preparedness, response and recovery. His review of an integral emergency management system in the nation’s telecommunications sector also included a discussion on the roles and responsibilities of the TRA. Along with outlining the regulatory framework surrounding emergency management and business continuity issues, he highlighted the TRA’s strategic vision as the industry’s regulator in the UAE.

The 5th Edition Business Continuity and Emergency Response Forum 2015, provides a platform to discuss the ever-changing technology landscape and its implications for business continuity management. This year’s discussion include the social media conundrum, sharing the platform with service providers, consultants, decision makers, government officials to help frame better policies, select and implement technology and processes and consequently usher in a more resilient environment.

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SOURCE: Wam