Upcoming ITU Workshop: ICT Security Standardization Challenges for Developing Countries

The analysis of ICT security challenges and capacity building in the deployment of international ICT security standards will be the focus of a workshop at ITU Headquarters in Geneva, 15-16 September. The workshop is free of charge and open to…

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New standards on cybersecurity, cloud security, ASN.1 encoding, and emergency warning

ITU members have agreed new international standards (ITU-T Recommendations) on cybersecurity, cloud computing security and ASN.1 encoding rules for time-critical applications. These achievements come in parallel with the second edition of Common Alerting Protocol (CAP 1.2), a key standard in…

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ASN.1: Driving innovation for 30 years

A new post on the ITU blog celebrates nearly 30 years of Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1), one of the stalwarts of the ITU-T Recommendations in force today.  The article details some of the many uses of ASN.1 that make it as well-trusted and…

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New ITU standards on cloud computing security and digital object architecture

ITU members have agreed new international standards (ITU-T Recommendations) outlining security considerations essential to cloud computing and, crucial to the long-term preservation and utility of IP-based resources, a ‘framework for the discovery of identity management information’ to enable interoperability across…

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Africa united in combating spam and e-waste

ITU workshops in Durban, South Africa have underlined Africa’s commitment to countering spam and ensuring the eco-friendly management of e-waste, the subjects of new provisions of the revised International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs). The events were hosted by South Africa’s Department…

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