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CERT designated as Regional Cyber Security Centre in the Arab world
Oman’s CERT designated as Regional Cyber Security Centre in the Arab world
Oman’s National Computer Emergency Readiness Team (OCERT) has been designated to serve as the regional centre for cyber security for the Arab region. Recognizing the leading role played by the Information Technology Authority (ITA), represented by OCERT, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed on 15th December 2012 between OCERT, in cooperation with both the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the organization of IMPACT (The International Multilateral Partnership Against Cyber Threat), which is the cyber security executing arm of the United Nations’ specialized agency ITU.
Mobile Security Exhibition in COMEX 2013

COMEX 2013 Coverage

This year Oman National CERT participation was totally different, with creative ideas and innovative solutions we were able to attract many more visitors whom were interested in knowing more about our services and awareness campaigns.
Child Internet Safety

Online Awareness Campaign, Child Internet Safety

Quite infinite are currently  the opportunities offered by the world wide web (internet) to people around the world, particularly kids. Young children use the internet today for a wide variety of purposes like communication, entertainment and education.
Students from Nizwa College of Technology visited OCERT

Students from Nizwa College of Technology visited OCERT

OCERT had a group of Networking & Information Security students from Nizwa College of Technology who were keen to learn about the services provided by OCERT to the different segments of the society and to monitor the daily operations of the Response and Analysis Centers.
Internet Scam Warning: Royal Oman Police (ROP) Ransomware

Internet Scam Warning: Royal Oman Police (ROP) Ransomware

Oman National CERT has receive an increase number of incident report of cyber attack known as Ransomware. Where this type of attacks is using ROP and Interpol logo’s and some information related to a user computer device and the Internet address of the victim (IP), the name of the service provider (ISP), and the operating system in addition to the user name. 
OCERT Ambassadors Program

OCERT Ambassadors Program

OCERT has involved some academic ambassadors during campaigns and activities to participate with OCERT team in organizing events and attending workshops. In addition, OCERT also involved some others professional ambassadors to be as speakers or attendees or participants in OCERT conferences and meetings.
OCERT honored WAAY Campaigns' Focal Points

OCERT honored WAAY Campaigns' Focal Points

In 14 April 2013, at Crowne Plaza Muscat, Oman National CERT was honoring participated ambassadors’ of WAAY campaign for their efforts in successes the campaign and their continuous hard work in spreading information security awareness.
Mobile Security Campaign

Mobile Security Campaign

Mobile devices are the widest spread communication tools as they’re portable, easy to use and to store and nowadays the ability to access the internet. While people use mobile phones 24/7 to carry on their daily activities, mobile phones contain huge amounts of personal information whether as texts, videos or images which need to be protected.
OCERT Software Library

OCERT Software Library

OCERT website's software library includes many free applications from different fields in Information Security for example: Antivirus, Encryption, Firewall, Parental Control, Password Managers, Popup Blocker, Spyware Removers, Corporate Security, Internet Security, Monitoring and Privacy.
Mobile Security and Legal Implications Workshop

Mobile Security and Legal Implications Workshop 

OCERT has partnered with Salalah Collage of Technology to host the Sequel of Cyber Security Workshop-Salalah 2013, this year’s theme focused on Mobile and Portable Devices. The workshop entitled " Mobile Security and legal implications " addressed a number of persistent threats in mobile security technology as well as the law perspective on cybercrimes, especially the ones that been committed using mobile technology.
Internet Security

OCERT YouTube Channel, Internet Security

OCERT YouTube Channel contains many awareness videos in information security for adult, teenager and even kids. Here is the latest uploaded video for kids entitle: Internet Security both in Arabic & English. Moreover, there is a tutorial for the same topic in COP website (Child Online Protection).
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