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ITU RCC Regional Cybersecurity Forum and Cyber Drill

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22/10/2013 - 24/10/2013

Event Location: Crowne Plaza Hotel


About

ITU Regional Cybersecurity Centrehosted by Oman National CERT and in coordination with ITU-IMPACT will be hosting its first cyber drill for the Arab region as one of the key deliverables under the center. the drill exposes participants from the national Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) to various scenarios based on case studies and real-life situations, which provides them with an opportunity to test their skills and knowledge in responding to such attacks.

Purpose

The exercise aims to enhance readiness and capabilities of regional CERTs to better respond to cyber threats as well as to strengthen regional networking, communication, and cooperation procedures for a successful and continuous collaboration. With this in mind, the drill is structured around various scenarios involving the most common types of cyber attacks whilst the workshop provides a platform for cooperation, information sharing, and discussions on cybersecurity.

Format

The first day of the Regional Forum is dedicated to series of workshops to be conducted by ITU-IMPACT’s experts and industry partners such as ABI Research, Bitdefender, Nuix, and The Cyber Guardian on current cybersecurity issues. The cyber drill will follow through on the second and third day.

Who Should Attend

Staff from telecommunication administration, regulatory authorities, regional organisations, sector members and special guests from the Arab Region may attend the first day of the event while the other two days are attended by the National CERTs as players and rest as observers :
Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Yemen.

Event Agenda:


Tuesday, 22 October 2013 (Day 1/3)
8:30-9:00 Registration and Reception
9:00-9:20 Welcoming Remark & introduction of ITU-RCC and Workshop by the Host – Oman CERT/ITA Oman
9:20-9:40 ITU Remark and Presentation
9:40-10:10 Coffee Break
10:10- 10:30 Briefing on Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) – ITU & ABI Research
10:30-10:55 ITU-IMPACT Case Studies
10:55-11:30 Cybersecurity Landscape – ABI Research
11:30-12:30 Workshop : Child Online Protection – The Cyber Guardian (TCG)
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-14:30 Arab CERT’s establishment experience – Oman CERT/ITA Oman
14:30-16:00 Workshop : Mobile Security – Bitdefender
16:00-16:15 Coffee Break
16:15-17:45 Workshop : Computer Forensics – Nuix
Wednesday, 23 October 2013 (Day 2/3)
9:00-10:45 Cyber Drill Briefing and Scenario 1
10:45-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Cyber Drill Scenario 1 Contd.
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Cyber Drill Scenario 2
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:00 Debriefing of Cyber Drill Scenarios 1 & 2
Thursday, 24 October 2013 (Day 3/3)
9:00-10:45 Cyber Drill  Scenario 3
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break
11:15-12:30 Cyber Drill Scenario 4
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break
14:00-15:30 Debriefing on Cyber Drill Scenarios 3 & 4
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-16:50 Q&A Session on Cyber Drill
16:50-17:00 Closing Remarks by the Host – Oman CERT/ITA Oman



Organizers

OCERT, ITU-IMPACT

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Strategic Partner

ABI Research

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Supporting Partners

Bitdefender, Nuix, The Cyber Guardian


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