NTC arranged a Seminar on Cyber Security and Software Defined IP Networks
As per the directions of Viqar Rashid Khan (Managing Director NTC), NTC arranged a one day seminar on cyber security and software defined IP networks solutions in its HQs at Islamabad. The seminar was conducted in collaboration with Huawei Technologies. NTC officers participated in the session while the officers from other locations joined the seminar through video conferencing facility.
Global CTO of Huawei Mr. Mark Wu presented the concepts relating to cyber security and technological advancements made in this area. He highlighted the latest trends in development of software defined networks and offering of Network as a Service (NaaS). As security of IT and Telecom networks is gaining importance due to hacking and other pilferages, the speakers shared their practices and recommendations to assist NTC technical team. Mr. Wu Hao, another expert from Huawei introduced Software Defined Wide Area Networks and its key features.
DG Technical Engr. Miraj Gul while speaking on the occasion highlighted the importance of conducting such seminar and pursuance of Management to continuously arranging programs for capacity building of its officers. Further, he emphasized the significance of software defined networks for provision of latest ICT services to Government subscribers through its state-of-the art Tier-3 Data Centre. He informed that NTC had prepared a platform for hosting all future services which would mainly be oriented on similar designs.
The participants held interactive session/group discussions with Huawei and appreciated the conduct of such information oriented seminar and hoped that such sessions would be conducted on regular basis for capacity building.