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Monday, April 22, 2013
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Islamabad: Pakistan Information Security Association (PISA) has launched Cyber Secure Pakistan initiative for strengthening the effort of the government of Pakistan in securing the cyber space and to establish international liaison with the similar organizations functioning in other countries, says a press release.


In line with the global best practices to secure the Cyber Space in each country, Pakistan has already taken ‘Cyber Secure Pakistan’ initiative to promote awareness for cyber security and to bring all relevant stakeholders on one platform for collaborated and joint efforts.


PISA has been engaged in the number of cyber drills and has trained more than 1,000 university students, information security professionals and members of law enforcements agencies in secure use of cyber space.


PISA hold the annual event on Cyber Secure Pakistan 2013 the other day. Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed was the chief guest. Representatives of a number of public and private organizations from Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad participated in the event. Cyber security professionals from Malaysia, USA, Australia Kingdom of Saudi Arabia also delivered speeches on the cyber security.


PISA President Ammar Jaffri highlighted the contributions made by the organization and informed the participants. He emphasised the need of joint collaboration between public and private organizations and cyber security policy.