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INNOVATE OMAN

INNOVATE OMAN

We are very excited to launch Innovate Oman with the UK Oman Digital Hub , Plexal , CyLon , Imperial College London , and AL JABR . We’re supporting digital innovators in Oman through hackathons, accelerators and mentoring. Apply for our first cyber hackathon and we’ll help you build your pitch.

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Oman 3rd best Arab country in Cybersecurity Index 2020

Oman 3rd best Arab country in Cybersecurity Index 2020

Oman has been ranked third in the Arab world and 21st globally in the Global Cybersecurity Index 2020 report released by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU).

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Innovation Hub Oman’s 1st Virtual Hackathon

Innovation Hub Oman’s 1st Virtual Hackathon

Under the theme innovation in Fintech and Cybersecurity, Oman National CERT is partnering with Oman Arab Bank to host Oman’s 1st 24 hours virtual hackathon on 2nd and 3rd April 2021.The registration is open for all students and professionals. Join us by registering at www.oabinnovation.com

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Safer Internet Day 2021

Safer Internet Day 2021

Safer Internet Day 2021 will take place on Tuesday, 9 February 2021, when - once again - we'll join forces across the globe to work "Together for a better internet".

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6th National Cybersecurity drill

6th National Cybersecurity drill

The virtual drill is organized by the Ministry of Transport, Communications and Information Technology, represented by Oman National Computer Emergency Readiness Team (OCERT) in cooperation and coordination with the Cyber Defence Centre. Thirty-two government institutions participate in the drill.

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About OCERT Services

In today's digital age, more and more citizens and businesses are at risk of information security breaches. However, a considerable number of citizens are unaware of their exposure to security risks. Thus, OCERT provides awareness and information security services to a wide range of constituents in the community including public users, government and private organizations to protect themselves, their organizations, and their community from any security breaches.


Awareness of the risks and available safeguards is the first line of defense for security of information systems and networks. Therefore, Training & Awareness courses, sessions, workshops and events are provided by the centre on regular basis and in every national event to leverage information security awareness among the constituents.


In addition, Proactive services are designed to improve security of the constituency before any incident or event occurs or is detected. The main goals are to avoid incidents, and to reduce their impact and scope when they do occur.


OCERT Reactive services are designed to respond to requests for assistance, reports of incidents from constituents, and any threats or attacks against internal systems. Reactive services can be initiated by either OCERT or its constituents.

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