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Role of ITU in building confidence and trust in the use of ICTs

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Challenges and solutions


ITU’s contribution

ITU serves as a platform for global dialogue, helping its Member States and membership in setting security-related international standards, helping countries define cybersecurity strategies and set up computer incident response teams (CIRTs), protecting children online, building human capacity and facilitating policy dialogue.

[​1] A cyberthreat is a potential malicious act that seeks to damage data, steal data, or disrupt digital life in general, irrespective of whether it actually occurs or succeeds.

Last update: Aug ​2019