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With ITU’s Support Iran Hosts Cybersecurity Course

Coordinated by ITU, the UN specialized agency in the field of ICT, Iranian and international academics are holding a training course over trending cybersecurity issues in Tehran
With ITU’s Support Iran Hosts Cybersecurity CourseWith ITU’s Support Iran Hosts Cybersecurity Course
The main themes of the event include the direction in which information and communications technologies is to be led, and the necessity for their safe usage, cloud computing, IoT, blockchain, artificial intelligence and Critical Information Infrastructure

A world-class cybersecurity training program is currently being held in Tehran jointly by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Indian Advanced Level Telecom Training Center (ALTTC) and Iran's Faculty of Applied Science of Post and Telecommunication from May 12-16.
Held at Ferdowsi International Grand Hotel, the five-day program aims to educate participants on the potential threats behind using online services and applications and communicate ITU's Global Cybersecurity Agenda (GCA), Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) and Child Online Protection (COP), reported Iran's ICT Ministry website.

>Global Agenda
The specialized agency of the United Nations, responsible for ICT-related issues, ITU, launched the GCA in 2007 as a framework for international cooperation aimed at enhancing confidence and security in the information society. 
According to ITU documents, the agenda is designed so as to promote cooperation and efficiency and encourage collaboration with and between all relevant partners building on existing initiatives to avoid duplicating efforts. 


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