TECHNICAL TRAINING FOR PKI OPERATORS FOR RN AND WAVEFORM STATIONS

TECHNICAL TRAINING FOR PKI OPERATORS FOR RN AND WAVEFORM STATIONS



LOCATION
Vienna, Austria 

DATES
2-5 May 2017

LANGUAGE
The working language will be English

POINT OF CONTACT
Ms Shaira Hakimy-Akrami
Training Assistant, IDC/CBT
CTBTO Preparatory Commission 
Vienna International Centre
P.O.Box 1200
1400 Vienna, Austria
Tel.:+43 1 26030 6588
Fax:+43 1 26030 5973
Email: trainingping@ctbtopong.org

 

OBJECTIVES
To provide PKI Operators with the basic knowledge and technical understanding on Data Authentication, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) concepts and terminology and Data Surety, how to generate key pairs and submit certificate requests, and how to retrieve and install certificates for radionuclide and waveform station systems such as SSI, Guralp, Nanometrics. 

 

AGENDA

  • Basic Information on Data Authentication
  • Public Key Infrastructre (PKI) Concepts and Terminology
  • Data Surety
  • Command and Control
  • PKI Portal introduction
  • Hands-On:
    - Generate Key pairs and submit certificate request;
    - Retrieve and install certificates for:
      (a) SSI software and (b) Guralp and 
      Nanometrics digitizers. 

 

PARTICIPANT PROFILE 

Nominated PKI Operators at IMS stations

Invited States Signatories should nominate participants who are PKI operators at the following stations:
AS001, AS002, PS08, PS09, AS016, RN14, RN16, RN17, HA03, IS14, PS12, PS13, IS15, IS16, RN20, RN21, RN22, IS19, AS028, AS057, AS058, AS59, RN45, RN46, RN47, RN50, RN51, HA07, IS42, RN53, PS32, PS33, PS34, PS36, IS43, IS44, IS45, IS46, RN54, RN56, RN58, RN59, RN60, RN61, RN64, RN65. 

PKI Operators of IMS stations not listed above may also apply. Their participation will be subject to availability of places in the training course. 

Applicants are encouraged to complete the following
e-learning modules: 
EN-POL01
EN-POL03
EN-POL04
EN-MON18

Candidates must be proficient in English.



APPLICATION PROCEDURES  
Nominations together with the registration forms should be submitted only through established official channels (Permanent Mission to the Preparatory Commission for the CTBTO or Ministry of Foreign Affairs) to the PTS point of contact above, no later than 10 March 2017.

Applicants are requested to use the following registration form: TT_PKI Operators 

However, pending the official nomination, participants may fax the registration form upon its approval by a Director of the institution, in order to allow timely travel and accommodation arrangements by the PTS.

 
FINANCIAL INFORMATION 
In accordance with the Staff regulations and rules and Administrative Directives, the PTS will provide a Daily Subsistence Allowance (DSA) and financial support to cover travel costs. 

  • A DSA that is sufficient to cover related expenses during the training programme;
  • The PTS travel agent will reserve, issue and send the flight tickets to the participants for the most direct and economic route;
  • Funded participants are not allowed to purchase their own tickets unless, under exceptional circumstances, be authorized to do so and only if this proves to be most cost efficient for the PTS;
  • The PTS will book a hotel; and 
  • Health insurance will be provided to cover the duration of the training.

Requirement: scanned passport copies

 

OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION 

Visas
Participants should apply for visas, if needed, at the corresponding consular office upon receipt of an Acceptance Note Verbale from the PTS, in order to ensure timely processing.

E-Learning
Access to relevant e-learning modules will be provided to participants in advance.