Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Symposium on Network Security and SPAM presented background information, detailed the
current situation, new developments and steps ahead on network security and
fighting spam in the Asia-Pacific region.
TSB presented highlights of ITU-T work on security, also detailing
the level of participation of the AP region in Study Group 17, the ITU-T group
that looks at security issues. Mr Jianyong Chen (ITU-T SG 17 Vice Chair from China) also
attended the event and made a detailed presentation on current SG 17 work. He also chaired two
sessions. In addition TSB presented the results of the ITU WSIS Thematic Meeting on
Cybersecurity held in Geneva,
28 June – 1 July 2005.
The meeting was organized in three full-day
sessions and was attended by some 70 representatives from the Asia-Pacific
area. The first day was dedicated to cybersecurity, the second to countering spam,
and the third to cooperation initiatives. The complete set of presentations at
the meeting can be downloaded here.
The meeting invited AP countries to step-up
their capability building initiatives and encouraged APT to increase its
collaboration on network security and spam with international organizations
working in the area, ITU-T in particular.