ITU-IMPACT’s technical drill highlights critical information exchange
Vientiane, 11 December 2013 - The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) together with its cybersecurity executing arm, the International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threats (IMPACT) had conducted the second cyber drill for the Asia Pacific region in Vientiane, Lao, from 9-11 December 2013. National Computer Incident Response Teams (CIRT) from four countries- Cambodia, Lao, Myanmar, and Vietnam participated in the drill.
“The cyber drill and workshops are useful and helpful for all participants, especially for the newly established LaoCERT and National CIRTs of CLMV countries, in order to enhance and improve on coordination and cooperation on the incident response framework,” commented Khamla Sounnalat, Acting Head of LaoCERT.
Hosted by LaoCERT, the regional forum kicked-off with a series of presentations on ITU-IMPACT Case Studies, Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI), Child Online Protection, and Computer Forensics. The workshops were conducted by the forum’s strategic partner, ABI Research, as well as Nuix and The Cyber Guardian as supporting partners.
Called ALERT (Applied Learning for Emergency Response Teams), the drill focused on Incident Handling and Response, Malware Analysis, Vulnerability Assessment, Penetration Testing, Mining Data, Visualization, Forensics Investigation, and Mobile Malware.