EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES AND THREATS
Webinar on Cyber Risks and Mitigation for Cooperatives
Cyber security was highlighted in the rising of cyber risks amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The webinar was jointly organized with National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC), India to assist the cooperatives in mitigation of cyber security risks in the context of the pandemic which has resulted in quantum increase in use of the cyberspace/internet.
The webinar was attended by NEDAC members in India as well as from other countries including Nepal (NCBL), Iran (CURACI), Philippines (FPSDC),Sri Lanka (CYES), Kenya (KUSCCO) and Thailand (NEDAC Secretariat).
Keynote speaker was Dr. Gulshan Rai, Former Security Officer, Indian Prime Minister’s
Office, New Delhi. The importance of cyber security and implementation by cooperatives were highlighted during his presentation.