National Cybersecurity Week 2022

Bhutan Computer Incident Response Team (BtCIRT) under the Department of IT and Telecom is observing a week-long cybersecurity awareness campaign from 5-8 December, 2022. Following the first ever cybersecurity week in 2021, this year’s theme is ‘See Yourself Cyber Safe’. During this week, a series of events and activities will be coordinated by the Department and two other Dzongkhag Administrations.


Day 1 of the Cybersecurity Week brings in different speakers (ICT professionals) from different backgrounds for the Cybersecurity Symposium covering full breadth of cybersecurity ecosystem. The presentation slides for the symposium are available here.

On Day 2 and 3, Cybersecurity Bootcamp will be held where students from the College of Science and Technology, Jigme Namgyel Engineering College and the Royal Institute of Management will undergo hands-on Information Security Workshop and a fun ‘Capture the Flag’ competition among students.

The open Cybersecurity Awareness on Day 4 will be conducted targeting the general public for their understanding of prevalent cybersecurity threats and cybersecurity best practices in the online world. The two Dzongkhags, Tsirang and Zhemgang will join the cybersecurity week initiative by conducting cybersecurity quizzes (online) among the general public. 

DAY 1 –
9:45am-10am – Opening Remarks by Director Mr. Jigme Tenzing, DITT.
10am-10:20am – Keynote by Adli Wahid (Senior Internet Security Specialist)
10:20am-10:30am– Photo Session
10:30am-11am – Tea Break
11am-11:30am – “Cybersecurity Regulation and Data Protection” by Mr. Sonam Tobgay (BICMA)
11:30am-12noon – Fake News in Social Media by Mr. Sangay Tenzin
12noon-12:30pm – Online Investment Scam by Mr. Tshering Tobzang (RMA)
12:30pm-1pm – Child Online Protection by Ms. Yeshey Lham Chief Program Officer, NCWC
1pm-2pm – Lunch Break
2pm-2:30pm – “National Digital Identity” by Mr. Kumar Gajmer (DHI – InnoTech)
2:30pm-3pm – “Protection of Critical Infrastructure” by Mr. Karma Tsheten (BPC)
3pm-3:30pm – “Experiences of implementing Security Operations Center” by Mr.Phuntsho Rabten(BoB)
3:30pm – 4pm – Tea Break
4pm-4:30pm – “Code Analysis for vulnerabilities” by Mr Kinley Tshering (TTPL)
4:30pm-5pm – SDLC by Santosh Sharma (Yangkhor)
5pm- 5:15pm – Closing Remarks

DAY 2 & 3 –
Tuesday and
8:45pm-9am – Registration
9am-10:30am – Opening Session
10:30am-11am – Break
11am-1pm – Session 1
1pm-2pm – Lunch
2pm-3:30pm – Session 2
3:30pm-3:45pm – Break
3:45pm-5pm – Session 3
Day 4 –

The cybersecurity bootcamp is funded by the Asia Pacific Telecommunity- Young Professionals and students grant. The event has a kind sponsor from APNIC with a Senior Cybersecurity specialist as a resource person for the cybersecurity bootcamp.