New WHO panel to speed up pandemic response, address shortcomings 

GENEVA — The World Health Organization’s (WHO) governing board agreed on Monday to form a new committee to help speed up its response to health emergencies like coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).   The United Nations health agency faced criticism for its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, including the pace of its response to early cases that […]

ITU-T Recommendation on Framework for a Cyber Defence Centre

TOKYO, Nov 16, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – NTT Corporation (NTT), NTT Security Corporation (NTTS), NTT TechnoCross Corporation (NTT-TX) and NEC Corporation (NEC) have jointly developed an international standard for the concept of a Cyber Defence Centre (CDC) and its build, management and evaluation process for strategic and systematic responses to cyber risks. […]

Pandemic response to be part of national security plan — DND

PANDEMIC response would become a top national security priority, the country’s Defense chief said on Sunday, more than a year since the coronavirus pandemic started. Government response to pandemics would be included in the country’s national security plan, Defense Secretary Delfin N. Lorenzana said in a Viber message. “This pandemic has clearly demonstrated that health […]