The objectives of the mission were to assess the current state, capability, resources and readiness of Nepal to build a sustainable National Cybersecurity Awareness programme based on input from various representatives and stakeholders.
3. Mission Background
Under the supervision of Mr. Sameer Sharma (Senior Advisor for ITU Regional Office for Asia and the
Pacific) and the support of the Ministry of Information and Communication and Nepal
Telecommunications Authority, Mr. Raj Kumar (ITU Expert), conducted an awareness readiness
assessment and workshop exercise for Nepal with the aim of implementing a National Cybersecurity
Awareness Programme. The field mission was conducted by the ITU expert over the duration of four
days in Kathmandu, Nepal with relevant stakeholders and representatives. The findings and outcomes
of this activity form this report for consideration by interested parties.
4. Mission Objectives
The objectives of the mission were to assess the current state, capability, resources and readiness of
Nepal to build a sustainable National Cybersecurity Awareness programme based on input from
various representatives and stakeholders.
The National Cybersecurity Awareness programme will be the trusted platform for users, businesses
and government to understand the current threats and gain tips and best practices to identify, manage
and mitigate cyber threats from a user and organisational perspective and at the same time to enhance
the cybersecurity sovereign of the country.
The objectives and deliverables of this mission were to:
a. To raise cybersecurity awareness among key drivers and stakeholders
b. To study current posture and propose awareness raising framework
c. To identify key drivers and elaborate on the importance of awareness programme
d. To disseminate survey questionnaire to identified stakeholder
e. To develop a project plan and identify resources
f. To share best practices and experience from other countries
g. To share success factors and foreseen challenges for implementers
h. To gain stakeholder support