Event Wrap: TAF Cybersecurity Workshop

By on 29 Oct 2018

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APNIC’s Klée Aiken participated at the The Asia Foundation (TAF) Cybersecurity Workshop in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, from 26 to 28 September 2018.

The aim of the workshop was to develop a common understanding of the region’s key cybersecurity challenges with a focus on enhancing the engagement of the Pacific Islands.

The workshop is part of a new project supporting the Internet’s technical development in Papua New Guinea. It is a collaboration between the Asia Foundation and the APNIC Foundation and is being funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

APNIC activities:

  • Klée moderated the session, ‘Cybersecurity and the Pacific’.
  • Klée presented in the session, ‘Enhancing Regional Cooperation: Next Steps’, on regional cooperation from an Internet perspective. The session highlighted the strong regional cooperation that already exists, the cooperation that’s needed locally as well as regionally, and the need for capacity building.
  • Klée joined James Boorman from OCSC in the ‘Focus Group 1: Confidence Building Measures’ session, helping the participants to build a matrix to raise awareness of existing efforts/partners and facilitate cross-island collaboration and initiatives.
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