New African Regional Group for ICT Security Standardization

A new Regional Group for Africa has been established within ITU-T Study Group 17, the standardization expert group responsible for building confidence and security in the use of ICTs. Regional Groups within ITU-T Study Groups contribute to the inclusivity of…

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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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ITU guidelines on establishing a national standardization secretariat

ITU-T has launched a set of guidelines for developing countries to establish a ‘national standardization secretariat’ charged with marshaling ICT standardization domestically and representing a country’s interests in the international standardization work of ITU-T. The “Guidelines on the establishment of…

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IoT Trends and Challenges to be Analyzed in February ITU Workshop

ITU’s workshop on the “Internet of Things – Trends and Challenges in Standardization” will host a side exhibition with four exhibitors confirmed so far. STMicroelectronics will showcase its Smart home concept; EPFL its OpenIOT project. Japan’s National Institute of Information…

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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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New e-Learning Course on the Working Methods of ITU-T Study Groups

The first in a series of new ITU-T e-learning courses is now available on the ITU Academy platform. The course is based on Recommendation ITU-T A.1 “Work methods for study groups of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector”, providing an introduction…

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