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13th Andean Cybersimulation Venezuela 2024 inaugurated

This event will allow the implementation of different information security scenarios to prevent and counteract any type of computer attack.

This Thursday, the 13th Andean Cybersimulation Venezuela 2024 was inaugurated, organized by the Ministry of Science and Technology, under the auspices of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).

According to a press release from the Science and Technology office, the day will take place until Friday, at the headquarters of the Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Research (IVIC), located in Altos de Pipe, Miranda state.

The activity was installed by the Vice Minister for the Development of Information and Communication Technologies, Raúl Hernández, together with Pablo Palacios, ITU Program Officer.

“We are starting the 13th Andean Cyber ​​Drill Venezuela 2024, an international cyber drill where we have participants from different State institutions and we have participants connected in India and the Dominican Republic, currently participating in this event,” said Vice Minister Hernández.

He added that this event will allow the implementation of different information security scenarios “to prevent and counteract any type of computer attack.”

He considered that this is a very important exercise for the directors, coordinators, and those in charge of information security of the different State entities.

Cybersecurity actors in Venezuela

The Bolivarian National Armed Force, experts from Mincyt, the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Superintendency of Electronic Certification Services (Suscerte), the National Telecommunications Commission of Venezuela (Conatel) and the private sector, linked to the security of the information, are the main actors present at this event.

“It seems to us an opportunity to be able to establish, in the future, the cybersecurity policies that we are going to have in the country” as part of the Great Mission of Science, Technology and Innovation “Dr. Humberto Fernández-Morán, specified.

In this sense, the Vice Minister for the Development of Information and Communication Technologies, Raúl Hernández, mentioned that the 13th Andean Cyber ​​Drill Venezuela 2024 seeks to “develop this type of activities, and soon, with the collaboration of the International Telecommunications Union, “We will be beginning the preparation of a global cyber drill.”

He concluded by expressing that in Venezuela, scenarios and necessary tools are being generated to have a vision, at a global level, “of how all these cybersecurity protocols are being managed, which are obviously going to help us improve our own processes, our own protocols.”

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