GCSS 2018 Concluded

The first ever Global Cyber Security Summit 2018 concluded successfully in Hotel Radisson on Saturday. Organized by Information Security Response Team Nepal (NPCERT) and ICT Frame in association with Texas International College, LogPoint and Check Point, the summit ran under the theme “Building Global Alliance for Cyber Resilience.”

During the inauguration of the event Hemant Kumar Chaurasiya, President of CAN Federation pledged to provide any sort of assist for this kind of program in future.

Delegates from different ministries and academic participated in the event. Similarly, the participant from foreign lands including Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Denmark, America, Uk and among others showed their presence in the event.

The presenter of the event made a presentation on Cloud computing and security managing risk in the digital environment, Threat intelligence sharing, Unified threat management and among others.

Likewise, Vice Chancellor of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST), Professor.Dr. Jibraj Pokharel said “It is a historical event, this event will always have the significant place in the sector of Nepal’s Cyber Security as it has been conducted for the first time in Nepal. Kharel expressed his gratitude for being part of the event.

The keynote speakers of the event Champika Wijayatunga and Atyujwal Deka made a presentation on Securing and Handling Abuses in the Domain Name System and Security above everything respectively.

Keynote speaker Wijayatunga informed total of 1543 Top Level Domains (TLD) are in the root zone, 1399 TLD have trust anchor published and ninety percent TLD have deployed DNSSEC.

The event had a panel discussion session regarding Cyber Security Resilience and Building Cyber Security Alliance.

National and international cybersecurity experts shared their expertise on cyber security’s best practices followed by a panel discussion

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