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5th National Cybersecurity Drill Concludes Today

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11/Sep/2019


The National Cybersecurity Drill, organized by the Information Technology Authority (ITA), represented by Oman National CERT, concluded today.


The drill was carried out during the period of 9th to 11th September 2019, under the title "Malware and the dark Internet: the constant threat" with the participation of more than 70 government entities and the critical infrastructure sector units.


The event focused on building human national capabilities of government entities and national critical infrastructure at the sultanate to handle all kinds of cybersecurity incidents and to enhance their readiness and preparedness to respond to these incidents. Additionally, this drill aimed at enhancing coordination and cooperation between ITA’s OCERT and different government and private entities in all sectors.


The 3 days national drill included implementing a number of scenarios for simulating some cybersecurity threats and how they can be handled through Cybersecurity Readiness Teams “CERTS” as well as measuring the response rate between participating teams to insure continuation of joint efforts to address cyber threats.


The first day of the drill included the presentation of papers by a number of experts and specialists in cybersecurity to highlight the role of CERTs in responding to cyber incidents and the importance of developing the skills of national human resources , especially with the technological advancements, which is accompanied by an improvement in the level of threats and hackers’ capabilities and ways.


The second and third day dedicated to the implementation of the drill for government entities and for government companies and the critical infrastructure units.


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