Building internet safety wall understanding the imperatives of national domain names for safe internet

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<ul><li><p>BUILDING INTERNET SAFETY WALL </p><p>(BISW) Understanding the imperatives of national domain names for safe Internet </p><p>By </p><p>Mrs. Mary Uduma </p><p>President, Nigeria Internet Registration Association </p><p>Chairwoman, Multi-Stakeholder Local Advisory Group NG IGF </p><p>CTO FORUM, ABUJA , 7-11 OCT, 2013 </p></li><li><p>THE CONVERSATION </p><p> Introduction </p><p> Building Internet Safety Wall (BISW) </p><p> Critical Considerations </p><p> Imperatives </p><p> National Domain Names </p></li><li><p>INTRODUCTION </p><p>BISW consist of two fundamental concepts </p><p> BISW = Internet Safety + Safety Wall </p></li><li><p>Internet safety </p><p> It is a critical digital culture and a new </p><p>tradition which must be embedded into the </p><p>mindset of internet users. </p><p> It is a vital component of the responsibility of </p><p>all internet community stakeholders most </p><p>especially the Users </p><p> For an effective Cybersecurity ecosystem </p><p>Internet Safety capability gap must be fully </p><p>entrenched </p></li><li><p>Internet safety II </p><p>. </p><p> No Cybersecurity initiative will work without it, just </p><p>like internet without the people. </p><p> It is not a security matter, it is a social response </p><p>matter. Why? Security is the welfare responsibility of </p><p>the government, while Safety is the responsibility of </p><p>people. </p><p> However, government has a big role to play from </p><p>policy and guidance perspectives. </p></li><li><p>Safety Wall </p><p> This is a strong multi-stakeholder s frontier network </p><p>towards achieving the following; </p><p>i. Safety awareness </p><p>ii. Safety advocacy </p><p>iii. Safety literacy </p><p>iv. Safety readiness (i.e knowing what to do, knowing why </p><p>you do it, how to do it, and when to do it, when and </p><p>where to do it) </p><p>v. Decisive enforcement and </p><p>vi. Social/cultural standards significant to Internet safety </p><p>paradigm shift </p></li><li><p>10 Critical Issues Internet Safety Wall Must Address </p><p>The following 10 critical issues have diverse consequences on the economy, socio-security, development, and innovations. </p><p>i. Inappropriate contents as duly classified </p><p>ii. Online backdoor distributive channels </p><p>iii. Misuse and abuse of IT devices and critical internet resources </p><p>iv. Users abuse and exploitation materials </p><p>v. User personal vulnerability </p><p>vi. Digital harm and exposure risk critical to personal safety and national image </p><p>vii. Digital device safety and mobile protection </p><p>viii. Internet security and online safety illiteracy </p><p>ix. Vendor neutral safety countermeasures </p><p>x. Local internet community safety capability gap </p></li><li><p>Moving Forward </p><p>How Can We Build an Internet Safety Wall? </p></li><li><p>BISW- Imperatives: </p><p> Develop a CTO unified framework for Internet Safety Strategy &amp; Engagement roadmap among member countries which must harness the following key components of internet for successful outcome; i. Multi-dimensional nature of internet ii. Multi-disciplinary nature of users </p></li><li><p>BISW- Imperatives: </p><p>i. Multi-lateral intervention vehicle such as CTO for structural and coordinated engagement within member country. </p><p>ii. Thinking borderless synergy </p><p>iii. Multi-stakeholder engagement </p></li><li><p> Internet Safety measures that spur development of innovation not killing it under the guise of providing safety. </p><p> Measures that favour users empowerment and control of over safety issues. </p><p> Measures that recognized users right to privacy and security </p><p>BISW Key Considerations </p></li><li><p>BISW Key Considerations II </p><p> Measures that collaborate national effort on counter-measures on online security incidents </p><p> Measures that work in partnership with industry regulatory framework </p><p> Measure that seek legislative advocacy /legal approach for enforcement of nationally acceptable user safety guidelines and standards </p></li><li><p>BISW Key Considerations III </p><p> Measures that seek to transform users through Internet Safety literacy and public awareness </p><p> Measures that promote Internet Safety Technology as a lifestyle, culture or tradition </p><p> Measures that incorporate multi-stakeholder, multi-dimensional and multi-disciplinary nature of internet Safety wall </p><p> Measures that unite and build consensus among all stakeholders </p></li><li><p>Overview of framework for Internet Safety Wall </p><p> Structural mechanism for the delivery of Internet Safety Gov at all levels. </p><p> Building a framework for local internet safety with safety watch capability </p><p> Public internet safety emergency readiness, national advocacy and awareness gateway that will fit into the existing e-security ecosystem </p></li><li><p>Overview of framework for Internet Safety Wall II </p><p> A framework for development of local IT tools, materials, contents and software applications appropriate for ensuring safety of users. </p><p> Creating local Internet Safety wall via multi-stakeholder framework for countermeasure, interactions and engagement. </p></li><li><p>Overview of framework for Internet Safety Wall III </p><p> Mechanism for monitoring and evaluation process to help safeguard local internet community . </p><p> A framework for national capability on internet safety research and development </p></li><li><p>Glimpse into Nigerias Efforts Towards Internet Security &amp; </p><p>Online Safety e.g. Nigeria Child Online Protection </p><p> </p></li><li><p>Country Code Top Level Domain Safety Wall Domestication of </p><p>ccTLD -National Domain Names </p><p> Community Ownership </p><p> Location of primary Registry. In-country Vs Outside </p><p> Use of any cast model of cctld Registry </p><p> Adoption of DNSSEC in the cctld Registry </p></li><li><p>National Domain Names- Safety Wall Multi-stakeholder V </p><p>Business model </p><p> Easy of resolving disputes </p><p> National Identity Vs new gTLD </p><p> User education </p><p> User empowerment </p><p> Safety Awareness </p></li><li><p>THANK YOU </p></li></ul>