Internet is now the most important part of our lives. Our work, social life, finances, research, reservations and other things are all dependent upon Internet. But the moment we connect to Internet, all this information become public.
In computing world security implies Cyber Security. Cyber security is made of processes and practices implemented to protect you which includes your networks, computers, programs and data from attack, damage or unauthorized access. Cyber Security helps us to stay protected while using internet.
What is Cyber Secure Pakistan?
Cyber Secure Pakistan is the Initiative taken by Pakistan Information Security Association (PISA) in collaboration with UltraSpectra (Pvt.) Ltd. as management partner. The aim of the conference is to provide the platform for all the relevant stakeholders to get on board and converge the efforts in this space where a lot of efforts are still needed to be put in.
The conference focuses not only to upgrade the technical capabilities through capacity building training for professionals but also contribute as awareness build up for general audience whoever has to connect to internet on daily bases.
Round up for Annual Information Security Conference CSP ‘15:
The conference is set to be held from April 8 to 12, 2015 in collaboration with NUST-SEECS. With more than 50 stakeholders on board this conference has become the preeminent Asian event for all stakeholders including Government, InfoSec professionals and Information Security entrepreneurs, telecom sector management and executives, banking sector and IT sector to share insight into the latest proven concepts, network with senior executives and establish lasting business relationships.
Besides talking about the Cyber Security Draft tabled in the senate for legislative discussions, the agenda for Cyber Secure Pakistan is to seek all the national and international community including ICANN, APNIC, Internet Society, Google, regional CERTs and International researchers on the topic to come and share their experiences as well.
For technical and awareness sessions we’ll be having the following training sessions:
- Social Media Forensics by CyberSecurity Malaysia
- Mobile Application Penetration Testing
- Reverse Engineering Malware
- OSSIM Workshop by Open Source Foundation of Pakistan
- DNSSEC Workshop by ICANN and APNIC
- LEA Workshop (Only for Law Enforcement Agencies) by ICANN and APNIC
- Cyber Child Protection by Internet Society
Other important activities include:
Cyber Warfare is one of the hot topics for all the developed and developing countries. PISA-CERT is hosting 1st National Cyber Security Drill in collaboration with National Defense University (NDU) specialists.
Capture The Flag:
Capture the Flag is a Competition for Penetration Testers to test and improve their penetration skills. The main purpose of organizing this competition is to appreciate and support Black Hat Hackers to utilize their skills in Ethical Hacking. A reward will be given to the winner at the end of conference.
Call for Sponsors is still open and will be closed in First week of March. Anyone interested can Sponsor the Event: http://goo.gl/forms/F6uanj4lWi
For attending the Conference here is the registration Link: http://goo.gl/forms/32qfUSkve6