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Cyberdrill for Africa, 5-7 May 2015, Kigali, Rwanda​​​​

​International Telecommunication Union (ITU)  organized  ALERT (Applied Learning for Emergency Response Teams), a three-day regional forum on cybersecurity for the Africa Region. One and half day was dedicated to a series of presentations on current cybersecurity issues, and the following one and half day was a cyber exercise consisting of cyberattack simulations in a controlled environment. 
The event took place from 5th-7th May 2015 in Kigali, Rwanda, at the kind invitation of the Rwanda Development Board  (RDB).
In line with the collaboration between ITU and FIRST, FIRST was pleased to support applications for FIRST membership from participants of ITU cyber drill exercises. See flyer for more information.​



The purpose of the cyberdrill was 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 was structured around various scenarios involving the most common types of cyberattacks while the sharing sessions provides a platform for cooperation and discussions on cybersecurity.


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