Category Cybersecurity

Internetsafety-blog

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-blog

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 […]

cybersecurity-privacy-blog

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 […]

Stadium

#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. […]

Blog-cop

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 […]

cop-blog

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 […]

impact-blog

Do we need a global cybersecurity framework?

This issue is particularly topical, it is of rising importance globally and affects all of us – whether we realise it or not. In terms of global communications, we are living through the most exciting period in human history. There are almost as many mobile subscriptions as there are people on the planet and by […]

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