ITU-Ts Study Group 17 will hold a workshop Addressing security challenges on a global scale
in Geneva, 6 (afternoon)-7 December 2010. The event will focus on how ITU and other standards developing organizations (SDOs) address the main challenges of information and communication security.
A call for abstracts with a deadline for 15 June 2010 has been issued with suggested topics including:
Emerging applications of PKI
Collaboration for ICT security standardization
Developing countries challenges
Cloud computing: Threat or opportunity
The cloud in the telecom space
Identity in the cloud
Smart grid security
Assurance, making cybersecurity measurable
Identity management (IdM)
CIRTs, sharing of information
Meeting regulatory obligations
The workshop is also expected to provide a good opportunity to overview new areas of security studies including Smart Grid and Cloud Computing. SG 17
aims to hold a similar workshop on annual basis from now on.