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ITU Regional Forum on Cybersecurity in the Era of Emerging Technologies, Cairo – Egypt, 29 November 2017



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, and attacks.

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 perspectives.

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.