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NATIONAL CIRT CAPACITY BUILDING WORKSHOP
21-22 NOVEMBER 2011, NAIROBI, KENYA


“Theme: Actualizing National CIRTs”


Joint Project of

International Cyber Center
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA


and 

Kenya's Ministry of Information And Communications

     

Location: To Be Decided

November 21 to November 22, 2011

SPONSORS

National Science Foundation


Communications Commission of Kenya

    Kenya ICT Board


The International Cyber Center at Mason and Ministry of Information and Communications, Kenya are jointly organizing a workshop on National CIRT capacity building in Kenya.  This program will take an interdisciplinary view of cyber security and related global issues and will focus specifically on the implementation strategies for CIRTs in Kenya. There will be two types of sessions – plenary sessions and break-out sessions.  The plenary presentations will involve a mix of invited speakers and active discussion among the attendees.  The program is structured to facilitate participant interaction.

Program outline is provided below.


Workshop Venue

To be decided.


Who should attend

We invite participation of national CIRT stakeholders within East Africa including ICT regulators, law enforcement, e-government directorates, academia, ccTLD registry managers, ICT service providers, the departments of justice and the private sector. This is meant to be an interdisciplinary workshop.


Workshop Program and Agenda

 

NOVEMBER 21, 2011

 

 


PROGRAM COMPONENTS


SPEAKERS

09:00  - 10:30

Opening Remarks


Dr. Katherine Getao

ICT Secretary, Directorate of E-Government, Kenya


Mr. Paul Kukubo

CEO, Kenya ICT Board

Cyber Risk and Defense

 

Dr. Arun Sood

Co-Director, International Cyber Centre, George Mason University, USA

Welcome Remarks

Mr. Francis Wangusi

Ag. Director General Communications Commission of Kenya

Dr. Bitange Ndemo, CBS

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Communication, Kenya

Keynote Address


Hon. Samuel Poghisio, E.G.H, M.P.

Minister for Information and Communication, Kenya

 10:30 - 11:00  Tea Break 

11:00-11:15

Overview of Workshop

Expectations

Michael Katundu

Assistant Director/Information Technology, Communications Commission of Kenya

11:15-12:00

National Cyber Security Framework

Joseph Richardson

International Cyber Centre, George Mason University, USA

12:00-12:45

National CIRT

Authority, Role, Membership, Services

Moderator: Jona Owitti, Information Systems Audit and Control Association, Kenya Chapter

  • Victor Nahishakiye - Agence de Régulation et de       Contrôle des Télécommunications, Burundi 
  • Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority 
  • Connie S Francis - Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority, 
  • Michael Bamwesigye -Uganda Communications Commission 
  • Joseph Nzano -Communications Commission of Kenya 
  • International Cyber Centre, George Mason University, USA

 

12:45 – 14:00

 

Lunch Break

 

 

14:00-14:45

Regional Collaboration

Coordinating cyber incident response and collaboration in a multi-stakeholder environment; Creating Trust Networks

Moderator: Uganda Communications Commission

  • Joseph Richardson International Cyber Centre, George Mason University, USA 
  • Francis Mwaura, Directorate of e- Government, Kenya 
  • Kenya Bureau of Standards (Certification)

14:45-15:30

Capacity building for national CIRTs

Areas of specialization

Moderator: Dr. Joseph Sevila, Strathmore University, Kenya

  • Dr. Arun Sood, Co-Director, International Cyber Centre, George Mason University, USA 
  • Charles Watathi, Eacademy Group 
  • Andrew Gakiria, Kenya e-Learning Centre

15.30 – 16.00

 

Tea break

 

 

16:00-16:45

Cybersecurity Awareness

Developing a culture of cybersecurity

Moderator: Agence de Régulation et de Contrôle des Télécommunications, Burundi

  • Jona Owitti, Information Systems Audit and Control Association, Kenya Chapter 
  • Kostja Reim, Information Systems Audit and Control Association, Kenya Chapter 
  • Fred Wahome, Secunets Technologies

16:30-17:00

Wrap Up Session – Day 1

 

19:00

 

Social Event

 

 

   
   


 

NOVEMBER 22, 2011

 

09:00-10:30

National & Sector CIRT Establishment and related Services

Process/Initiatives/Opportunities & Proactive, Reactive and Advanced Services

 

Moderator: Barrack Otieno,- Africa Top Level Domains Association (AfTLD)

 

10:30-11:00

 

Tea Break

 

 

11:00-11:45

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

Standards, models and best practice

Moderator: Connie S Francis -Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority

  • Francis Mwaura, Directorate of e-Government, Kenya 
  • Dr. Joseph Sevilla, Strathmore University, Kenya 
  • Harry Mwangi, Kenya ICT Board 
  • Kenya Bureau of Standards (Standards)

11:45-12:45

Cybersecurity and Law

(Model laws, Conventions and other legal collaboration frameworks)

 

Moderator: National Council for Law reporting, Kenya

 

12:45 – 14:00

 

Lunch Break

 

 

14:00-14:45

New and Emerging Technologies

Cloud Computing, Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) & Information Security

 

Moderator: Kenya Revenue Authority

14:45 – 15:30

Country Experiences

National CIRT establishment

Moderator: Habil Mutende, Central Bank of Kenya

 

15:30-15:45

 

Wrap Up Session

 

 

15:45

Afternoon coffee and departure

 




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