21 March: ITU workshop on blockchain to build trust online

21 March: ITU workshop on blockchain to build trust online

An ITU Workshop on Security Aspects of Blockchain in Geneva, 21 March 2017, will examine blockchain’s potential to build trust into a wider variety of our interactions online. Blockchains – linear chains of cryptographically generated data – are inherently resistant…

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ITU Blog: Telco security collaboration – the tide that raises all ships

European telecommunications operators, despite being fierce competitors in some markets, share a spirit of trust and collaboration in their approach to information security, a spirit of essential importance in making a stand against cybercrime. This spirit of trust and collaboration…

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New ITU standard on identity and access management

A new ITU international standard will bring greater business relevance to the identity and access management (IAM) systems employed by enterprises to manage electronic identities and control access to ICT resources. The standard will enable more intuitive, cost-effective assignment and…

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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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