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Second Cyberdrill ALERT for America Region

 Applied Learning
for Emergency
Response T​eams
New Dates:
8-10 September 2014



A three-day regional event on Cybersecurity for the Americas Region, named ITU-IMPACT ALERT (Applied Learning for Emergency Response Teams), is organized by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT). The first 1.5 days are dedicated to a cyberdrill exercise consisting of a cyberattack simulation in a controlled environment, and the third day is dedicated to a workshop on current Cybersecurity issues. The Cyberdrill will be held on 8, 9, and 10 September 2014 in Lima, Peru, at the kind invitation of INICTEL UNI.


This simulation will build step by step the collective effort against Cyber threats through National Computer Incident Response Teams (CIRT).and will enhance the communication and participating teams’ incident response capabilities. The workshop will be the meeting point to create a platform for cooperation, sharing knowledge, and discussion on Cyber security issues. The cyber drill exercise will be based on a fictitious scenario to gauge the CERT incident handling capability. The exercise is structured around a scenario that included several incidents involving the most common types of attacks.


CERTs of the Region’s Member States, Staff of telecommunication administrations, regulatory authorities, regional organizations, sector members and special guests from America’s region: Argentina, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Brazil, Barbados, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, Cuba, Belize, Dominican Rep., Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Grenada, Haiti, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Netherlands Antilles, Peru, Paraguay, Panama, Nicaragua, Saint Lucia, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Suriname, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, Uruguay, and Venezuela.


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