APCERT Conference Current Affairs
The 15th Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) Conference was held in New Delhi. It is first ever conference to be held in India and South Asia.
It was organised by Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) under the aegis of Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology.
The theme of conference was “Building Trust in the Digital Economy”. 300 delegates from 21 economies especially from Asia Pacific region, USA, Europe, Industry, Academia, Government and Media attended the conference.
This conference covered contemporary topics around strategies of CERTs, Technology and Instruments for building trust in digitally evolving economies and best practices for handling cyber security in mobile and social media.
Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT)
APCERT is coalition of CERTs (Computer Emergency Response Team) and CSIRTs (Computer Security Incident Response Teams) located in Asia Pacific region. It operational mandate is to contribute to the Internet security with in the region, based on information sharing, trust and cooperation. Currently, APCERT consists of 30 Operational Members from 21 economies and 3 Supporting Members. It aims to help create a safe, clean and reliable cyber space in the Asia Pacific Region through global collaboration.