ITU CyberDrill in Santo Domingo: 19 to 23 June 2023

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is hosting its ITU CyberDrill in Santo Domingo from 19 to 23 June 2023. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is the United Nations specialized agency for information and communication technologies – ICTs.

The ITU CyberDrill is an event of the United Nations ITU’s Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D). The purpose of the CyberDrill is to enhance the communication and incident response capabilities of the participating teams as well as to ensure a continued collective effort in mitigating cyber threats among the region’s national Computer Incident Response Teams.

The CyberDrill exercise is structured around various scenarios involving the most common types of cyberattacks while the sharing sessions, and provides a platform for cooperation and discussions on cybersecurity.

The leaders of this effort here are the Ministry of the Presidency, the Dominican Telecommunications Institute (Indotel), the Deputy Ministry of Digital Agency, the executive directorate of the National Cybersecurity Center (CNCS), the the Latin American and Caribbean Cyber-Capacity Center (LAC4) and the Executive Directorate of the Government Office of Information and Communication Technologies (OGTIC), who will be the hosts and with the co-organization of the Regional Telecommunications Technical Commission (COMTELCA).

The 11th CyberDrill for Americas – Dominican Republic 2023 is a space for analysis and discussion about national needs, actions, and initiatives, plus capacity building through cyber incident simulation labs towards the protection of national critical infrastructures and the cybersecurity of the region, among other important national critical aspects.

The event is meant for governments, institutions, and/or national CIRTs/CERTs to participate with technicians on cybersecurity and representatives at the manager level.

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Diario Libre

6 June 2023