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Global Cyber Security Summit 2018 Happening In Nepal On July 27 and 28

The growing use of the internet is penetrating every sector currently available. Cyber Security is one of the most talked about topic in any sector relying on IT infrastructure.

Information Security Response Team Nepal (NPCERT) will be hosting a Global Cyber Security Summit (GCSS) 2018 on July 27 and 28 with the theme “Building Global Alliance for Cyber Resilience”. NPCERT is a team of Information Security experts formed to address the urgent need for the protection of national information and growing cybersecurity threat in Nepal.

Global Cyber Security Summit 2018 in Nepal
Global Cyber Security Summit 2018 in Nepal

The objective of the summit is to provide a creative and productive platform for professionals in the field of Cybersecurity. The summit will empower new generation and will bring together different related stakeholders, with an eye to reflect nitty-gritty of how to transfer, diffuse and combat Cyber threats with their mitigation plans ensuring Cyberlaw putting in place.

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The security status of cyberworld in Nepal is very critical. Websites of various private and public organizations are being hacked, the large-scale financial attacks, social media related cyber crimes like fake profile marketing and cyber heist are all consequences of a weak security posture that are publicly visible. But, these are only a small part of the overall security statistics. Many poor configurations that result in these visible impacts go unnoticed which leads to unfortunate outcomes.

This summit targets IT professionals, security experts, government employees, enterprise businessmen, students from different sectors, banking sector personnel and other members interested in the topic. Participants are supposed to get ample time to share experiences and challenges with regard to Cybersecurity in their respective countries, along with two days of intense engagement on technology and security-related issues. The summit is an initiative to make people aware of information security in order to establish a strong security posture in Nepal.

The summit, as per the plan, is structured to include a day of presentations, panel discussions, and keynote lectures followed by workshops. Participants will be able to interact with national and international business partners, employers, clients, and customers.


Detailed objectives of the conference:

  • To analyze and diagnose the emerging Cyberlaw, Cybercrime and Cybersecurity trends in today’s scenario.
  • To pinpoint the areas of Cybersecurity that needs to be further evolved to meet the expectations and needs of the relevant stakeholders.
  • To enlighten about newly emerging Cybercrimes and threats that are impacting, if not all, stakeholders in the digital and mobile ecosystem.
  • To build the Global Alliance for Cybersecurity Resilience to demonstrate and share their knowledge and make their mark in technology sectors.
  • To emphasize international best practices that need to be put in place by industry stalwarts from being vulnerable and attacked.
  • To empower attendees with latest quality information on techniques, solutions and cost-effective method of ensuring a comprehensive Cybersecurity infrastructure.
  • To reinforce prevention, detection, analysis, recovery, response and research skills to cope with Cybersecurity.

NPCERT has openly invited researchers from around the world to submit abstracts for presentation at GCSS 2018 on the topics listed here. Abstracts will be peer-reviewed and Acceptance will be based on content, available space, and overall program balance. Oral and poster presentations will take place on July 27 and 28, 2018.

More information about GCSS 2018 can be found on http://npcert.org


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