ISLAMABAD - The trainers and participants of a joint workshop of Comsats yesterday called for stronger collaboration for addressing national and regional issues relating to information and internet security.

This consensus was developed at the workshop held in collaboration with the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), the Inter-Islamic Network on Information Technology (INIT), the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) and the Statistical, Economic and Social Research and Training Centre for Islamic Countries (SESRIC), Turkey. s many as 35 international young researchers, practitioners, academicians, system administrators and programmers working in the field of internet/information security belonging to Brunei Darussalam, Jordan, Nigeria, Maldives, Morocco, Tanzania, Pakistan, Palestine and Turkey benefitted from the five-day workshop concluded on Saturday, says a press note issued by the Comsats Headquarters, Islamabad.

The event provided a forum to the participating researchers and professionals to learn about the latest advancements in the field of internet security, use of state-of-the-art technologies for protection of network and network accessible resources from different types of software attacks, and working out effective internet/information security solutions for general public, governmental organizations and commercial enterprises through rigorous risk analyses and security management approaches.