Issue #25   •   Quarter 3/4 Edition   •   December 2018


2014Q1-news cybersecurityITU Telecom World 2013, held in Bangkok, Thailand has not only come and gone, but has demonstrated the power and need to work together with partners to enhance cybersecurity capabilities in the online world. For example, ITU’s partners ABI Research, Nuix, High Tech Bridge, The Cyber Guardian, Symantec, the Regional Cybersecurity Centre (RCC) and the International Multilateral Partnership against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) put together the Cybersecurity Pavilion to showcase and disseminate information on cybersecurity related activities for ensuring a secure and safer digital environment. The show floor session on Building Cybersecurity Capabilities in the Developing World: Needs, Challenges, and the Role of ublic-Private Partnerships discussed lessons learned from ITU-IMPACT and its partners to enhance cybersecurity and move forward in helping developing countries to build robust cybersecurity capabilities while respecting fundamental values and the economic importance of the Internet. ITU and ABI Research launched the Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI).