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Mission in Kosovo supported the first regional conference on cybersecurity threats

Category
Mission Activity
Date(s)
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Subject
Cyber security
Subject
Cyber security
Date(s)
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Region
South-Eastern Europe
Keywords
intelligence, cybercrime, non-nuclear critical energy infrastructure, cyber/ICT security

Summary

On 21-22 November, the Mission supported the Ministry of Internal Affairs in hosting the first regional conference on cyber security threats, which gathered over 100 representatives of local and regional institutions and organizations, and university students.

By engaging international expertise, different aspects of cyber threat intelligence and cyber defence of the critical information infrastructure were covered, where the representatives from highly acclaimed international companies, such as Symantec, Microsoft and Silensec, also addressed the emerging issues related to cyber security. Furthermore, current strategic framework and legal aspects of cybersecurity in the region were addressed, with a special emphasis on establishing Computer Emergency Response Teams (CERTs) within different governmental institutions. Recommendations drawn during the conference will be submitted to the Kosovo Council for Cyber Security.

Information

Added on
19 Jan 2017
Origin
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Region
Serbia, OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Keywords
intelligence, cybercrime, non-nuclear critical energy infrastructure, cyber/ICT security
Rights
OSCE