APT Symposium on Cybersecurity 2018

12 September 2018 - 14 September 2018
Seoul, Rep. of Korea

The Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) organized the APT Symposium on Cybersecurity 2018 from 12 to 14 September 2018 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The symposium was hosted by the Ministry of Science and ICT (MSIT), Republic of Korea and supported by the Extra Budgetary Contributions from Australia and Korea.

The overall objective of the Symposium on cybersecurity was to bring APT members to a common platform for a dialogue on cybersecurity and data protection issues and to provide them with an opportunity to share and address key issues of concern, as well as to facilitate intra-regional collaboration on policy and regulatory issues as required. Industry leaders and other key stakeholders are expected to share their views on various cybersecurity issues facing the sector.

The specific objectives were:

  • To assist members to collaborate to build and strengthen trust and confidence in the use of ICT so that the people can use ICT for their progress and prosperity without any concern;
  • To provide a platform to exchange an information on implementing and/or planning to implement polices/regulations in cybersecurity measures;
  • To share information on the cybersecurity threat landscape including data infringement and ransomware attacks;
  • To address internet fraud related issues;
  • To address the impacts of data in digital society with a highlight on cross-border data flow, security, and privacy in the Asia-Pacific region.

Meeting Documents

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