The Regional Cybersecurity Week is organized by ITU Arab Regional Cybersecurity Centre (ARCC) in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman from the 27th – 31st October 2019. This year’s proceedings are hosted by the Information Technology Authority, Sultanate of Oman, represented by Oman National CERT (OCERT) and endorsed by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).
The week features a series of events, comprising of; the 8th Regional Cybersecurity Summit on 27th & 28th October 2019, the FIRST & ITU-ARCC Regional Symposium for Africa and Arab Regions on 29th October 2019, culminating with the 7th Regional Cyber Drill on 30th & 31st October 2019.
Through the course of these days; visiting delegations will be privy to best practices and insights from leading experts, identify mechanisms to mitigate threats, discern measures to enhance cooperation among Arab countries and international stakeholders.
The symposium provides an appropriate platform for senior ICT and cyber security officials from the African and Arab regions to discuss and formulate policy in order to tackle emerging global cyber threats.