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Cybersecurity Special Interest Group

We develop cybersecurity awareness and capacity building for policymakers, IT-related professionals, and Internet users.

We are a group of professionals and passionate people that interact and exchange information to: 

  • Understand the cybersecurity environment in every country and region.
  • Provide basic and specialized training on cybersecurity, risks, and privacy matters.
  • Contribute to local discussions to raise cybersecurity awareness among governments, companies, civil society, academia, and technology users.

We are focused on the following:

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Research and Knowledge-Sharing

Gathering, developing, and analyzing studies and data from different countries to understand cybersecurity better.

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Cybersecurity Awareness

Sharing best practices to create awareness of cybersecurity.

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Cybersecurity Capacity Building

Develop specialized training to reduce the cybersecurity skills gap worldwide.

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Contribute to Public Policy Discussion

Defining the SIG’s position on cybersecurity regulations and exchange best practices.

Meet the Leadership Team

  • Lead Facilitator:  Edner Junior Dejervil
  • Vice Facilitator: Richard Mawa Michael
  • Secretary: Danny Glix
  • Board Members:  Niranjan Meegammana, Dr. Prakash G, Joe Hunt

Get Involved

Are you an Internet Society member interested in cybersecurity? Do you want to develop skills to manage threats or become involved in cybersecurity regulations? Join us and join the discussion.

Interested, but not an Internet Society member yet? Join today!

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