Global Cyber Security Summit 2018 Announced

27 – 28 July, 2018

Information Security Response Team Nepal (NPCERT) is organizing Global Cyber Security Summit (GCSS) 2018 on July 27 – 28, 2018 with the theme “Building Global Alliance for Cyber Resilience” at Radisson Hotel, Kathmandu. The targeted audience for the summit are IT professionals, security experts, government employees, enterprises, and learners from different sectors. The event contains one day of a pre-summit workshop hosted by Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) and facilitated by LABA, Check Point Software Technologies and EC-Council, and a full-day summit with key-note sessions, presentations, and interactions with industry leaders in Cyber Security.. During the summit, the participants will have intense engagement on cyber security related issues and will get networking opportunity with the industry practitioners.

The objective of the summit is to bring diverse expertise in the field of cyber security to share knowledge and skills. The summit will bring together different stakeholders from various parts of the world, reflect on current cyber security trends to build a solid foundation to combat contemporary cyber security threats. The summit is an initiative to make people aware of cyber security in order to establish a strong security posture in Nepal.

The summit is structured to include a day of presentations, panel discussions, and keynote lectures by national and international experts. International experts who will be speaking in the summit are; Champika Wijayatunga from ICANN, Vivek Srivastava from CISCO, Samm Sacks from Center for Strategic and International Studies, Mohit Puri from SOPHOS, Varunendra Tripathi from Check Point Software Technologies, Thomas Have from LogPoint and Harshad Shah from Global Cyber Security Response Team. National experts who will be speaking in the summit are; Abhaya Poudel from Biz Serve IT, Sugrip Rana Magar from Cloud Tech, Vivek S Rana from Governance and Risk Management Professional, Bigyan B. Sijapati from Himalayan Bank, Sachin Jung Karki from LABA Pvt. Ltd. Narayan Koirala from Eminence Ways, Babu Ram Aryal from Delta Law Private Limited and Sujit Shrestha from Standard Chartered Bank.

Participants will interact with national and international business partners, employers, clients and customers. Global Cyber Security Summit 2018 is sponsored by Logpoint, CISCO and Check Point Software Technologies and is supported by Ministry of Communication and Information (MOCI), Department of Information Technology (DoIT), Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Nepal Bankers Association (NBA), Computer Association of Nepal (CAN), Internet Society Nepal Chapter, and various others organization.

NPCERT is a society of Information Security experts formed to address the urgent need for the protection of national information and growing cybersecurity threats in Nepal. The attack on cyber infrastructures are increasing in frequency and scale therefore to address this very issue,  not-for-profit NPCERT was established in 2016.

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SecureWorld PLUS (online): Cyber Crimes, Threat Intelligence, and the Dark Web

August 14, 16 & 21 — 10 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. CT / 1 p.m. ET
Earn 5 CPE credits

This practical, three-part (90 minutes each) workshop will reveal the secrets of the Dark Web and cybercriminals. Attendees will acquire knowledge, skills, and tools to search the Dark Web and analyze cyberthreat intelligence. Additionally, attendees will explore how to leverage cyber intelligence on the web to proactively approach complex processes as due diligence and litigation documentation. Here is what you will learn:

Part 1: Revealing the secrets of the Dark Web—threat actors, criminal marketplaces, and technical components
Part 2: Advanced cyber intelligence methods—from advanced search methods to target profiling
Part 3: Avatars, chat bots, spoofing tools, and “fake news”

Instructor: Roy Zur, CEO, Cybint Solutions
Roy Zur is a cyber intelligence expert, an attorney, and the founder and CEO of Cybint Solutions, a cyber education company. Roy has over a decade of experience in cyber and intelligence operations from the Israeli security forces (Retired Major), and has developed cyber education programs and technological solutions for companies, educational institutions, and government agencies around the world.

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27 – 30 Aug 2018
Marriott Marquis Dubai

Techzone Is Now An Exclusive C|CISO Training Partner for EC-Council in Dubai

Techzone, a leading IT & Security services and training company in the middle east, is headquartered in Dubai, but has offices across Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the UAE.

Techzone focuses on maximizing the benefits of IT governance to their customers, whether enterprise or government, by offering expertise in critical aspects of information technology such as managed resources, processes and knowledge transfer. Their route to achieve this is by supplying the highest level of quality in physical infrastructure, best practice implementation and adoption, together with project, manning and security management. They aim to offer the right data to the right people at the right time to enable their management to make informed operational and strategic decisions effectively.

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The FutureTech Expo

14th – 16th Sep 2018
Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, Dallas

With over 2,000 expected attendees, 70 top-notch speakers and 100+ exhibitors from the Blockchain & Bitcoin, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber Security / Hacking, Quantum Computing, 3D Printing, and Virtual / Augmented Reality worlds, and talks from ICOs and blockchain startups and more, this Expo is going to be a diverse, wonderful, and potentially profitable experience for all who attend.

Discount code: ECcouncil10

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Submarine Networks World

24 – 26 Sep 2018
Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre, Singapore
Submarine Networks World 2018 returns for its 21st year as the key annual gathering for decision makers in the subsea communications value chain. The event serves as a dedicated platform for the community to exchange knowledge, present the latest cable projects and develop new strategies and partnerships that will ultimately go towards moving the industry forward.

In 2018, expect over 600 industry leaders from more than 300 organisations worldwide to gather once again in Singapore – a global hub of international connectivity – and get ready for a time for debate, networking and inspiration. With new players, new bandwidth-hungry consumers and new challenges on the horizon, the stage is set for the next phase of the industry’s evolution. Join us.

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Cyber Security Forum 2018: Data Governance and Transformation Success

8-9 October 2018
Join this exclusive forum with the C-level decision makers from the IT industry to get an access to their best practices and gain actionable advices in applying effective enterprise-wide cyber security policies. If addressing critical issues in compliance, threat intelligence and high- level cyber security strategy, interest you- this forum will be a great platform for you. Raise your info-sec posture while staying safe against sophisticated and constant cyber attacks and upgrade your cyber security stance to the next level.

Discount code: ECcouncil10

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Counter-Terror Asia Conference (CTAC) 2018

4-5 Dec 2018,
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Counter Terror Asia is Asia’s leading counter terror and national security event. It is a world-class showcase of the capabilities, strategies and intelligence to keep nations, infrastructure, businesses and people safe.

ECE Points: 1 per hour

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5th International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy (ICISSP 2019)

23-25 Feb 2019,
Prague – Czech Republic

The International Conference on Information Systems Security and Privacy aims at creating a meeting point for researchers and practitioners that address security and privacy challenges that concern information systems.

ECE Points: 1 per hour

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Telecoms World Asia

26 – 27 March 2019
Centara Grand & Bangkok Convention Centre at CentralWorld, Bangkok. Thailand

Telecoms World Asia is a platform where industry’s leaders can meet, exchange ideas and discuss strategies that will set the course for telecom businesses for the next decade

For 2019, we’ve put together an agenda that addresses the key issues operators are facing today, classified under three key themes – Wholesale Carriers, Networks and Telco4.0–with the focus on Digital Transformation running throughout the sessions. Come March 2018, we look forward to exciting debates as we welcome over 600 attendees from Asia Pacific’s telecoms industry and beyond in one of the region’s fast-developing markets – Bangkok, Thailand

ECE Points: 1 per hour

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