The ITU-ENISA Regional Cybersecurity Forum was scheduled to take place from 29 to 30 November 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
This event was jointly organized by the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA), in close collaboration with the Ministry of Transport, Information Technology and Communications of the Republic of Bulgaria.
This Forum was designed within the framework of the Regional Initiative for Europe on Building Confidence and Security in the Use of Telecommunications/ICTs, adopted by the World Telecommunication Development Conference 2014, Dubai.
It provided a platform for strengthening regional cooperation, information sharing, and discussion on cybersecurity with particular focus on National Cybersecurity Strategies and National CSIRT/CIRT/CERT in terms of development approaches, good practices, challenges and opportunities. National policy and decision makers, legislators, regulators, service providers, academia, civil society and other relevant Cybersecurity professionals, from 43 European countries, participated in the sessions, promoting constructive dialogue between international and regional organizations, governments, ICT security players and consumers.