The Regional Cyber Drill ALERT (Applied Learning for Emergenricy Response Teams)Fifth edition for Arab Region is organized in collaboration with the ITU Arab Regional Cybersecurity Centre (ARCC) at the kind host of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of Qatar from 5th to 9th March 2017in Doha, Qatar.
The purpose of the event is to enhance the communication and incident response capabilities of the participating teams from the Arab CIRTS, as well as to ensure a continued collective effort in mitigating cyber threats among the Region's national Computer Incident Response Teams (CIRTs).
The first day is dedicated to a series of workshops on current cybersecurity issues, followed by two days of cyber drill exercises structured around various scenarios involving the most common types of cyber-attacks. These sharing sessions provide a platform for cooperation and discussions on cybersecurity. The last two days are dedicated to capacity building session in cybersecurity field.