22 September 2020
Egypt Partakes in ITU 2020 Global CyberDrill- Arab Regional Dialogue


Egypt, represented by the Egyptian Computer Emergency Response Team (EG-CERT), is participating in the “CyberDrill 2020 - Arab Region Regional Dialogue: CIRTs and lessons learned from COVID-19 crisis,” organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), online, on September 22.
 
The Global CyberDrill is a capacity building event which aims to enhance the communication and incident response capabilities of participating teams and promote collective efforts by national Computer Incident Response Teams (CIRTs) and Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs).
 
The CyberDrill brings together national CIRTs/CSIRTs, ministries, regulators, telecommunication operators, universities and educational institutions, telecommunication equipment manufacturers, research and design institutes, software developers and other interested stakeholders of the ITU Member States, Sector Members, and Academia.
 
The regional dialogues will provide the opportunity to representatives of CSIRTs, CIRTs, and Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERT), from all Member States, to provide their experience in dealing with cybersecurity issues during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
 
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