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BIMSTEC Conference on Regional Cyber Security Cooperation

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  • December 05, 2018 to December 07, 2018
    Only by Invitation

    Tentative Programme

    Day 1: 5 December 2018
    Venue: IDSA

    9:30 - 10:00 Registration
    10:00-10:45 Session I: Inaugural Session
    • Welcome Address by IDSA
    • Inaugural Address  by National Security Advisor (NSA), India (TBC)
    10:45-11:15 Tea/Coffee Break (High-Tea)
    11:15-13:00 Session II: Regional Cyber Security Challenges in BIMSTEC Countries
    • Cyber threat landscape in the BIMSTEC Region
    • Growing misuse of social media
    • Incident response
    • Protection of Critical Information
    • Rising Cyber Crime Trends
    • Data protection and Privacy
    13:00-14:00 Lunch Break
    14:00-15:30 Session III: Cyber Security Preparedness and National Approaches of the BIMSTEC Countries to Secure Cyberspace
    • Bangladesh perspective
    • Bhutan perspective
    • India perspective
    • Nepal perspective
    • Sri Lanka perspective
    • Myanmar perspective
    • Thailand perspective
    15:30-16:00 Tea Break
    16:00-17:30 Session IV: International Cyber Politics and Governance – Opportunities and Challenges  
    • UNGGE and Norms of Responsible state behavior
    • Role of Regional Organizations in the development of Cyber Norms - BIMSTEC perspective
    • UNODC Expert Group on Cyber crime
    • Budapest Convention on Cybercrime and other multi-lateral initiatives on cybercrime cooperation
    19:30 onwards Dinner hosted by Deputy National Security Advisor, NSCS, India.

    Day 2: December 6, 2018

    10:00-11:30 Session V: National perspective of BIMSETC countries on International Cyber Issues
    • National Perspective on Cyber Norms Process at UN  
    • Views on Cyber norms as enunciated in the UNGGE Reports of 2013/215.
    • Regional perspective on cyber norm making
    11:30-11:45 Tea Break
    11:45-13:00 Session VI : Panel Discussion on BIMSTEC Cooperation in the Area of Cyber Security
    • Information sharing on regional
    • Cyber threats
    • CERT-to- CERT Cooperation
    • CII protection
    • Law Enforcement cooperation

    Cooperation on International Cyber Issues at UN, ICANN, WSIS

    13:00-14:00 Lunch

    Session VII: Concluding Session

    Concluding Remarks on behalf of BIMSTEC Experts

    Conference Report by IDSA

    • Concluding Address by NCSC - Roadmap for BIMSTEC Cooperation
    13:00-14:00 Dinner hosted by DG, IDSA

    Day 3: December 7, 2018

    Venue I: CERT-In, Electronics Niketan, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.

    Venue II: NCIIPC, Near Janpath Metro Station, New Delhi.

    Venue I

    Session VIII : Roundtable Discussions on Cyber Incident Response
    • Presentation by CERT-In on mandate, functions, case studies  
    • Sharing of Experience by BIMSTEC Countries in handling cyber incidents at national level
    • CERT-to-CERT cooperation at BIMSTEC level

    Session IX : Importance of Cyber Security in Digital Economy

    • Presentation on Digital India Programme by E-Gov Division, MeitY
    • Securing BIMSTEC Digital Economy – National Approaches to secure digital economy by BIMSTEC countries
    • Sharing of Experience and Best Practices to secure digital transactions

    Showcase of E-Governance initiatives  under the Digital India Programme

    13:00-14:00 Lunch

    Session X : BIMSTEC Cooperation on protection of Critical Information Infrastructure (CIIs)

    Presentation by NCIIPC on mandate, functions, case studies  

    • Demo on Cyber Range by NCIIPC

    Discussion on BIMSTEC cooperation to protect CII

    Day 4: December 8, 2018

    Visit to TAJ MAHAL, AGRA (Optional)

    Departure of delegates: 8/9 December 2018