Do we need a global cybersecurity framework?

Pressing for a Global Cybersecurity Agenda

The ITU Blog

impact-blogThis issue is particularly topical, it is of rising importance globally and affects all of us – whether we realise it or not.

In terms of global communications, we are living through the most exciting period in human history. There are almost as many mobile subscriptions as there are people on the planet and by the end of 2013, 2.7 billion people will be using the internet; with 2.1 billion active mobile-broadband subscriptions.

The internet is a global resource, a basic commodity and a valuable international platform for exchange where everyone is able to participate. Many of us will recognise benefits such as; the exchange of ideas, access to healthcare and education, the buying and selling of products and services, and keeping in touch with friends and family.

However, there is a dark side to this global resource which stems from the misuse of information and communication technologies, ICTs. Cyberthreats…

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