Haiti interested in a Cyber Security Warning Centre

Haiti Libre published an article on May 22, 2018, about a Cybersecurity Warning Center. Here’s a quick summary for you.

The Latin American and Caribbean Internet Branch Registry (LACNIC) delegates who manage critical internet resources for the Latin America and Caribbean region met with the Director-General of the National Council of Telecommunication (CONATEL) to discuss cooperation areas.

The cooperation is to support activities and facilitate participation and funding of National Council executives in regional or international conferences. As part of the collaboration, the following topics were discussed in the meeting:

  • Cybersecurity and support for LACNIC setting up warning centres and reactions to cyber-attacks.
  • Establishing a community networks with objectives aligned with axis 3 of the CONATEL action plan.
  • Support in regulating the internet governance process.
  • Continuing IPv6 online training for beneficiaries and some CONATEL executives.

Both parties agreed the actions initiated will be mainly by CONATEL.


Reference: haitilibre.com

Contributed by Racquel Bailey from Jamaica. Racquel is a member of the WISC Discord group from the G5 Cyber Security Foundation Ltd. Learn more about WISC (Women in InfoSec Caribbean) at wiscaribbean.org. WISC is a non-profit initiative supporting  Caribbean women and girls to develop a career in Information Security.

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