Tag Archives: cybersecurity

How can ICT standards help align privacy and security? Experts share insight at GSS

Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have dramatically improved real-time communication worldwide. However, they bring about a host of privacy and security challenges. ITU’s third Global Standards Symposium (GSS) brought together a diverse range of thought leaders to discuss these challenges on Monday, on the eve of ITU’s quadrennial World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA-16) in Hammamet, […]

Cybersecurity: Capacity Building and Emergency Response

The Internet is a critical global resource and possibly the greatest virtual environment ever created. Technological advances have connected people, communities and businesses around the world. The rapid expansion of the online-world also brings with it a surge of malicious activities. Studies have shown that developing countries are the most vulnerable when it comes to […]

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 […]

Digital Enlightenment

In today’s digital society, it is important to recognise the great changes we are witnessing. We are living through a unique period of global digital enlightenment; consider the ways in which global communications have rapidly developed in the first thirteen years of the new Millennium. There are many great examples of this; in the year […]

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 […]

Time to Index Cybersecurity Capacities

The Internet is a singular force majeure.  Fuelled by dynamic technological advances and a growing number of connected people and machines, it has created a rich digital environment. However this same growth has also intensified the opportunities for malicious exploit. The Internet’s borderless nature has inevitably facilitated the emergence of advanced threats. Despite significant efforts […]