ASTAP: Expert Group on Information Security (EG IS)


The Expert Group on Security (IS) was established to:

  • Survey of Security Issues in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Promotion of exchange of views and strong relationships on Information Security / Cybersecurity related topics in the Asia-Pacific region
  • Contribution to Information Security / Cybersecurity standardization activities in international standardization organizations such as ITU-T and the Asia-Pacific region countries.
  • Assist the lead Study Group of Security, ITU-T SG17 and WTSA-24.


  • Submission of the contribution by ASTAP or the member of APT to ITU-T
  • Circulation of the draft documents among the related Expert Groups and member countries under consultation with APT/ASTAP members
  • Survey of new projects the security issues in AP region countries
  • Status report on the researched items at the next ASTAP forum 
  • Review the TOR among experts
  • Decision of the next discussion items
  • Providing security guidelines
  • Contribution to the Strategic Plan of the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity.

Mr. Hiroshi Takechi
Executive Expert
NEC Corporation, Japan

Dr. Heuisu Ryu 
Gyeongin National University of Education, Republic of Korea

Last updated on 29/05/2024
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