Today's world is witnessing exponential growth of data and
information. Within this dynamic distributed, multi-tier IT environment,
cybersecurity can be quite complex and challenging to secure.
While society, economy, and critical infrastructure have becoming
largely dependent on the connected world, concerns about the security remain
high taking into consideration the evolution types of the cyber risks, threats,
The main goal of this Forum is to create an open dialogue
among countries in the Arab region in order to discuss the cybersecurity
challenges related to the emerging technologies, the development of innovative
and effective defense mechanisms from national, regional, and international
Cybersecurity professionals and policy and decision makers
from Arab countries will participate in the sessions, promoting constructive
dialogue between governments, industry, academia, and different stakeholders such
as the critical infrastructure and service providers.
The ITU Regional Forum on Cybersecurity in the Era of
Emerging Technologies is scheduled to take place on 29 November 2017 in Cairo, Egypt.
The Forum is organized by the Arab Regional Office of the International
Telecommunication Union (ITU) at the kind host of the Arab Administrative
Development Organization (ARADO).
We invite government representatives, Regulators, institutions,
industry, academia, and/or national
CIRT/CERT to participate.