In the field of information security, ITA launched in 2011 the OCERT
ambassadors programme, which is a platform consisting of specialists, academics, experts, researchers and those interested in ICT field.
The team at OCERT
called on people to not to share link of scam websites, or any of the information within.
Oman is also doing well regarding IT security education, as the OCERT
is working closely with the Ministry of Education to introduce information security curriculum in schools
, which addresses the issues of cyber threats and risks and the provision of a secured cyber environment in using eServices and protection of critical national information infrastructure, discovered and handled 44,340 (16,118 in 2016) attacks targeting Oman's cyberspace.
In addition to encouraging research and innovation in this field, building the Cybersecurity capabilities and raising awareness among the member states as well as helping them to establish and develop the National Cybersecurity Centers.' About the Sultanate's efforts in Cybersecurity field, he stated "The OCERT
, since its inception, has endeavoured to develop the national human resources skills and competencies in Cybersecurity.
Yahya al-Riui, said to Saba upon departing Sana'a on Saturday that Yemen's participation in the summit came in response to the invitation extended to him by Head of the Information Technology Authority in Oman in order to benefit from the Arab, regional and international experiences in the field of cyber security and information security as a prelude for the establishment of the National Center for Computer Security (OCERT
) in Yemen as a necessity imposed by the successive developments.
To tackle the increasing instaA[degrees] nces of phishing and other online scams, OCERT
launched a camA[degrees] paign A[degrees] 'Secure Your Mobile' A[degrees] to impart valuable information about safe practices with mobile devices.
Oman's National CERT (OCERT
) has, since 2010, worked to actively counter cyber threats to Oman.
Researchers at the Open Source Computer Emergency Response Team (oCERT
) disclosed two denial-of-service vulnerabilities in Google Inc.'s Android 1.5 mobile phone platform, both of which have already been patched by the vendor.<p>One of the vulnerabilities stems from Android's handling of SMS messages, according to an advisory released by oCERT
earlier this week.
, which addresses the issues of cyberthreats and risks and the provision of a secured cyber environment in using eServices and protection of critical national information infrastructure, discovered and handled 44,340 (16,118 in 2016) attacks targeting Oman's cyberspace.
Technology Authority (ITA) and the national OCERT
, is intended to enhance the