AL C5. Measuring Cybersecurity


Session 320

14:30–16:15, Thursday, 15 June 2017 Popov Room 2, ITU Tower Interactive Action Line Facilitation Meeting

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To adequately measure progress, reliable metrics are required. Many initiatives have been undertaken in recent years by different organizations to measure progress in the complex and dynamic field of cybersecurity. These have provided great insights into various aspects of cybersecurity and its influence on socio-economic progress. This session will bring leading world experts to discuss their work and outlook for measuring cybersecurity.


Kemal Huseinovic, ITU


Raul Rikk, Head of National Cyber Security Domain, e-Governance Academy

Bjarte Malmedal, Norsis

David Satola, Lead ICT Counsel, World Bank

Michael Goldsmith, Director, Global Cyber Security Capacity Center

Session's link to WSIS Action Lines

  • AL C5 logo C5. Building confidence and security in the use of ICTs
  • AL C11 logo C11. International and regional cooperation

Session's link to Sustainable Development Process

  • Goal 1: No poverty logo Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere
  • Goal 4: Quality education logo Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Goal 5: Gender equality logo Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
  • Goal 7: Affordable and clean energy logo Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
  • Goal 8: Decent work and economic growth logo Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work for all
  • Goal 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure logo Goal 9: Build resilient infrastructure, promote sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
  • Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities logo Goal 11: Make cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
  • Goal 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions logo Goal 16: Promote just, peaceful and inclusive societies
  • Goal 17: Partnerships for the goals logo Goal 17: Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development


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