Belize 1st National Cyber-Security Symposium

The Public Utilities Commission successfully hosted the 1st National Cyber-security Symposium in Belize City, Belize from Apr 24-28th 2017 on behalf of the Government of Belize.  

This Symposium offered a holistic view of the issues, current threats, myths, pitfalls and opportunities for safeguarding, defending and strengthen digital infrastructure against cyber-attacks.

This forum includes government, private sector and other stakeholders coming together to address current and emerging cyber issues. The expected outcome of the Symposium will be the development of a National Cyber-Security Framework and Action Plan for addressing cyber-security issues in Belize.

Attendees left with awareness and understanding of risks as well as defensive and preventative strategies. 



CaribNOG 13 Bridgetown, Barbados

CaribNOG successfully hosted its thirteenth regional gathering, CaribNOG 13 in Bridgetown, Barbados at the 5th Floor Conference Room, Baobab Towers, Warrens, St. Michael on Apr 18th-19th 2017. 

CaribNOG is a critical forum on the region’s technology landscape for rich technical discussions where we seek to better position the Caribbean to address critical technology challenges and issues and to collaboratively derive relevant solutions. CaribNOG13 is expected to draw industry experts from across the region and around the world to the beautiful island of Barbados.


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BELIZE CITY, Belize—In response to a growing incidence of cyber-threats, Belize will host its first national cyber security symposium from April 24 to 27.

“We have observed a disturbing rise in threats to critical network infrastructure, corporate networks and personal data. These threats are growing more frequent, more sophisticated and more harmful each year,” said John Avery, Chairman of the Belize Public Utilities Commission (PUC), which is jointly organising the event with the Caribbean Network Operators Group (CaribNOG).