About Us


To be the safest electronic city in the world


To protect Dubai Electronically by securing and protecting its information from external threats.


Dubai Electronic Security Center has been established under the law (11) of 2014 issued by his Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President , Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai

DESC Functions

Set and implement the Government Information Security policy of the Emirate

Set, and supervise the implementation of, standards for ensuring Electronic security in the Emirate

Hold, and participate in, conferences and seminars, and cooperate with regional and international organizations in relation to the work of the DESC.

Monitor compliance by Government Entities with the Information Security requirements issued by the DESC, and follow up implementation of these requirements

Combat various cybercrimes and Information technology crimes;

Provide technical and advisory support to all Government Entities in the Emirate

Prepare and finance the studies and research required to develop Electronic security in the Emirate in coordination with Government Entities

Propose legislation concerning Electronic security