Category Cybersecurity


Empowering Africa’s Future Digital Citizens

ITU’s Regional Office for Africa is committed to assisting countries develop a comprehensive Child Online Protection (COP) response that involves action from a diversity of governmental and non-governmental stakeholders across a range of sectors. We are ready to engage with countries in the African region in the design and implementation of effective COP strategies. ITU is […]


Celebrating Safer Internet Day 2014 – ITU’s Child Online Protection initiative in action!

In line with the theme of this year “Let’s create a better internet together” and our tradition of international collaboration and cooperation, ITU’s Child Online Protection (COP)  team, together with a host of partners,  is supporting and celebrating Safer Internet Day 2014 to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, […]


ASN.1: Driving innovation for 30 years

Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1) epitomizes the role of standards as a basis for interoperability and its story makes a strong case for standards’ power in driving innovation. ASN.1 is one of the stalwarts of the over 4000 ITU-T Recommendations in force today, so widely implemented that it has weaved itself into the most fundamental […]


Real Cybersecurity Requires Complete Cooperation

In today’s digital society, it is important to recognise the impact of cyberspace on our world. In particular, the relevance of cybersecurity has continued to grow. Cybersecurity is a complex and multi-faceted issue, with many dimensions including: National security; Upholding universally-held values of freedom of expression and privacy; The need for the equitable inclusiveness of […]


#BYND2015 Highlights from day number two

Yesterday saw the launch of our 24 hour Hackathon, it was a long night for the young computer programmers, designers and coders who took part, but there was a lot of energy in the room and some great ideas presented during the initial brainstorm that gradually morphed into an application as the night went on. […]


ITU, Facebook and ACOPEA launch online safety project in Ethiopia

ITU has teamed up with Facebook to develop a pilot program to promote child online safety in Africa as part of its Child Online Protection (COP) initiative. The collaboration will enable the African Child Online Protection Education & Awareness Centre (ACOPEA), an NGO focused on African child online welfare, to implement a six-month pan-African e-safety […]


Industry Partnerships Key to Advancing Children’s Rights Online

In today’s world of convergence media, the lines between different parts of the information and communication technology (ICT) industry are becoming blurred, presenting a new array of challenges in protecting children in cyberspace. Industry cooperation and partnership are more necessary than ever in building a safe and empowering cyber infrastructure for future generations. ITU is […]


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