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Cyberdrill for Africa, 4-8 April 2016, Mauritius

​​​​​​​​​​​International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is organizing the ITU ALERT (Applied Learning for Emergency Response Teams), a five-day regional forum on cybersecurity for the Africa Region. The first day is dedicated to a series of workshops on current cybersecurity issues, followed by two days of cyber drill exercises structured around various scenarios involving the most common types of cyberattacks while the sharing sessions provides a platform for cooperation and discussions on cybersecurity and the last two days are dedicated to capacity building session.
In addition in the second day we will have a high level awareness session about threats of cyberattack dedicated for the managers where we will demonstrate a Live Cybersecurity Incident Simulation which will enable the managers to go through a simulation and assess in a very tangible way potential threats with regard to Cyber Attacks. 

​​The event took place from 4- 8th April 2016 in Mauritius, Hotel Le Meridien, at the kind invitation of Mauritius National Computer Board (NCB).

In line with the collaboration between ITU and FIRST, FIRST is pleased to support applications for FIRST membership from participants of ITU cyber drill exercises. See flyer for more information.​

Purpose

The purpose of the cyberdrill is to enhance the communication and incident response capabilities of the participating teams as well as to ensure a continued collective effort in mitigating cyber threats among the region's national Computer Incident Response Teams (CIRTs).
 
The cyberdrill exercise is structured around various scenarios involving the most common types of cyberattacks while the sharing sessions provides a platform for cooperation and discussions on cybersecurity.

Organizers & Partners

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Supporting Partners:

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