The cybersecurity programme offers ITU membership – particularly developing countries – the opportunity and tools to increase cybersecurity capabilities at the national level, in order to
enhance security, build confidence and trust in the use of ICTs – making the digital realm more safe and secure for everyone.
The work and mandate of the cybersecurity programme builds on Objective 2 of the Buenos Aires Action Plan adopted at the 2017 World Telecommunication Development Conference, and related resolutions mentioned below.
Below you can access our mandate and a list of important ITU resolutions concerning the work of the Cybersecurity programme.
ITU Plenipotentiary Conference (PP):
(Rev. Dubai 2018) "Strengthening the role of ITU in building confidence and security in the use of information and communication technologies".
Resolution 174 (Busan 2014) "ITU's role with regard to international public policy issues relating to the risk of illicit use of information and communication technologies".|
|Resolution 179 (Rev. Dubai 2018) "ITU's role in child online protection".|
ITU World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC):
|Resolution 45 (Dubai 2014) "Mechanisms for enhancing cooperation on cybersecurity, including countering and combating spam".|
|Resolution 67 (Buenos Aires 2017) "The role of the ITU Telecommunication Development Sector in child online protection".|
|Resolution 69 (Buenos Aires 2017) "Facilitating creation of national computer incident response teams, particularly for developing countries, and cooperation between them".|
ITU World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA):
|Resolution 50 (Hammamet 2016) "Cybersecurity".|
|Resolution 52 (Hammamet 2016) "Countering and combating spam"|
|Resolution 58 (Dubai 2012) "Encourage the creation of national computer incident response teams, particularly for developing countries".|