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Summary of the Workshop
DAY 1: Monday 5 September 2005
9:00 Opening Session
Welcome address to the APEC-OECD Workshop on Security of Information Systems and Networks – Mr. Jung-Hyup Kang, Director General for Information Infrastructure and Security, Ministry of Information and Communication, Korea
10:00 Plenary Session 1: Key Challenges
10:45 Coffee Break
11:15 Plenary Session 2: Spyware
Moderators: Keith Besgrove, Shamsul Jafni Shafie
What is Spyware?
- Seow Hiong Goh, Software Policy (Asia), Business Software Alliance (BSA)
13:30 Plenary Session 2 : Spyware (continued)
Combating Spyware in the US
– Alice Hrdy, Division of Financial Practices Bureau of Consumer Protection Federal Trade Commission, United States
Kay Chuan Chua, Government Relations Representative for Asia Pacific & Japan, Symantec Corporation - Presentation
Using the attributes discussed in the previous discussion, this panel will debate the technical, legal and education strategies for combating Spyware
Final panel session – Developing an International Agenda
Topics for discussion : Establishing common definitions/understanding, addressing related e-security threats, technical countermeasures, legal countermeasures, public awareness, what cross-border, APEC and OECD actions can be pursued
15:15 Coffee break
15:45 Parallel Session 1 - Reaching out to SMEs and Individuals
The expanding deployment and use of information systems and networks by SMEs and individuals increases the necessity for focusing on securing their systems. What efforts by government are most successful in reaching this segment of users? How is the industry that supplies the hardware, software and services for SMEs and individuals responding to their needs?
Moderator: Michael Mudd, Director Asia Pacific Public Policy, Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)
15:45 Parallel Session 2 - Promoting Effective Global Incident Response (the roles of governments and CERTs/CSIRTs)
Moderator: KrCERT/CC – Facilitator: APCERT
17:15 End of day 1 - Cocktail
Day 2 - Tuesday 6 September 2005
9:00 Parallel session 3 - Emerging Security Threats and the Technologies Being Developed to Address Them: the Role of R&D
This session will examine emerging security threats, such as new viruses, worms, and other malware, the threats posed by a new generation of computer savvy hackers and more sophisticated inter-networked technologies, as well as the domestic and international R&D efforts being undertaken to address these threats.
Moderator: Keith Besgrove
Artifact Analysis R&D
– Kevin J. Houle, CERT(R) Coordination Center, Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
9:00 Parallel Session 4 - Comparing Legislative and Policy Approaches to Identity Management and to Security of Information systems and Networks
The session will examine different approaches to identity management and to security of information systems and networks.
Moderator: Shamsul Jafni Shafie
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 Plenary Session 3: Reports from the parallel sessions and panel discussion
In this session, the four chairs of the parallel sessions will briefly report the main outcomes of their session and start a panel discussion with one representative of government, business and civil society on possible ways forward for OECD and APEC to co-operate further in the area of security of information systems and networks.
Moderators: the co-chairs of the workshop
Reports from the parallel sessions
The four chairs of the parallel sessions
Government: Edgar De Lange, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Netherlands
Government: Richard Downing, Department of Justice, Computer Crime Section, United States
Business – Kang Meng Chow, Microsoft, Singapore
12:15 Conclusions by the co-chairs of the Workshop on future co-operation
12:35 End of the Workshop.