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Cybersecurity Week from the Center of the World

27 June to 1 July, 2016
Quito - Ecuador​


​The event was held from 27 June until 1 July 2016 in Quito, Ecuador, and was co-organized by the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Society (MINTEL), the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the Organization of American States (OAS), and of the Agency for Regulation and Control of the Telecommunications (ARCOTEL), who was the host of the event.
The event counted with several parallel sessions, some sessions were oriented towards government representatives at the decision-making level to develop cybesecurity policies and regulations and the others were oriented towards experts with cybersecurity knowledge responsible for cybersecurity incident handling.


​During the sessions, the participants were challenged with realistic situations under national cybersecurity emergencies towards taking effective decisions about cybersecurity regional perspectives, where gathered viewpoints of the government, of the industry, of the academia, and of different stakeholders as the critical infrastructure and service providers. The technical sessions were addressed by regional institutions and by global cybersecurity companies whose objectives are to offer technical capacity building on cybersecurity and to integrate regional CIRTs/CERTs representatives.


CERTs of the Region's Member States, decision takers about cybersecurity from the administrations, 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.

Child Online Protection

​The session counted with the very important participation of international experts from ICMEC, PANI, and CEDIA.



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