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Regional Cybersecurity Week 2019

Regional Cybersecurity Week 2019

The 2nd Regional Cybersecurity Week will be held from 27th to 31st October 2019 in Kempinski Hotel, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman...

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OIC-CERT Drill 2019

OIC-CERT Drill 2019

The OIC-CERT1 Drill is an annual event for the OIC-CERT member teams ...

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National Cyber Security Drill ( Malware and dark web: The Persistent Threat )

National Cyber Security Drill ( Malware and dark web: The Persistent Threat )

The objective of this Cyber Drill is to enhance communication, teamwork, and participating teams’ incident response capabilities to ensure continued collective efforts against cyber threats through the CIRT of the region.

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Oman Threat Hunters 2019

Oman Threat Hunters 2019

The ITU- Arab Regional Cybersecurity Centre (ITU-ARCC), hosted by Information Technology Authority and Oman National CERT, and in partnership with Silensec , is organizing “Threat Hunters 2019” , a national cybersecurity competition.Registration is open now through : https://cyberstars.pro/profile/register/

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ISO/ IEC 27001: 2013 Lead Auditor training course – IRCA Certified

ISO/ IEC 27001: 2013 Lead Auditor training course – IRCA Certified

The ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor training is an intensive five-day course where you’ll discover internationally- recognized best practice auditing techniques so you can confidently lead auditing activities...

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Proactive Services

Proactive Services

Training Session

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.


  • TAC to provide Technology Watch that enables the OCERT to monitor and observe new technical developments, intruder activities, and related trends to help identify future threats.
  • Disseminate security related information
  • Provide awareness and training to constituents who require more information and guidance to better conform to accepted security practices and organizational security policies.
  • Provide best practices in the implementation of the IT infrastructure. i.e. useful links to PC scan services, free trusted security tools such as. Anti Virus, Firewall, etc.

Security Advisory Alerts and Warnings

  • Disseminate information that describes security incidents such as intruder attacks, security vulnerabilities, intrusion alerts, computer virus, or hoax.
  • Approve the information to be disseminated.
  • Provide any short-term recommended course of action for dealing with the resulting problem.
  • Provide guidance for protecting the systems or recovering any systems that were affected.
  • Notify various parts of the enterprise or constituency about the vulnerability and share information on how to fix or mitigate the vulnerability.
  • Communicate with vendors, other CSIRTs, constituent members, and the individual groups who initially discovered or reported the vulnerability.

Discovering New Threats via Research and Analysis

  • CERT is able to provide a mean of discovering new threats in the cyber world.
  • Threat and Analysis team will study and analyze the logs collected in the system to identify how hackers were able to intrude into the system and at the same time discover flaws in the system.
  • CERT will share the information with the constituents on any new findings.

Website URL Monitoring

  • Website monitoring is a service for gathering and analysing all information related to security incidents such as website defacement and website unavailability.

Security Training and Awareness

  • CERT provides training and awareness to educate the committee on the importance of security.
  • Training can be in the form of e-learning or classroom training. The objective is to ensure that the knowledge is being shared.
  • Request Vulnerability Assessment Service