In Geneva laid the foundations of the "Internet government"

    The first meeting of the High-Level Experts Group of the Global Cybersecurity Agenda was held in Geneva , the purpose of which was to lay the foundation for a global response to the ever-changing nature of cyber threats and the increasing sophistication of cybercriminals.

    The meeting was attended by almost 60 experts representing government and commercial organizations, academic and research institutes, as well as regional and international organizations from around the world. Team leaders were appointed to develop further strategies. These are specialists from Morocco, Malaysia, Estonia and other countries.

    “The legal, technical and institutional problems posed by cyber threats and cybercrime are global and fraught with serious consequences, they can only be resolved on the basis of an agreed strategy,” said Secretary General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Hamadoun Toure at the opening of the meeting.

    During the meeting, consensus was reached on the next steps to be taken to implement the Global Cybersecurity Program. From among the experts, managers were appointed for each of the five specific areas of work.

    1. The legal framework . Judge of the District Court in Moss (Norway) Stein Schjolberg.

    2. Technical and procedural measures. JaakTepandi, professor of high technology at the Institute of Computer Science, Tallinn University of Technology, and Justin Rattner, chief technology officer at Intel Corporation.

    3. Organizational structures . Secretary General of the Department of Postal Services, Telecommunications and Information Technology (DEPTTI), Morocco, Ta'eb Debbagh.

    4. Capacity building . Senior Associate at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) Ivar Tallo.

    5. International cooperation. Director of the Department of Security, Confidence-Building and Governance, Consumer and Network Security Division, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, Shamsul Jafni Shafie.

    The output of this group will be five strategic reports that will be integrated into a global roadmap on how best to achieve the goals of the Global Cybersecurity Program, which will be presented to the ITU Secretary General.

    “So far, the parent organization of the United Nations is holding meetingswithin the framework of the Internet Governance Forum, the International Telecommunication Union lays the real foundation for the future of the World Wide Web, ”said Evgeny Altovsky, expert at the UNESCO Information for All WFP IPO. He also doubted the credibility of the above experts and added that “authoritative specialists can take part in the preparation of strategic reports, and their recommendations are eventually drawn up in the form of an international agreement. This will be a sign of the beginning of the creation of the real “Internet government,” that is, an organization or an expert group that will decide what is good for the Internet, what is bad and how to deal with the latter.

    via ICOS UNESCO IFAP Russia

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