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The 7th Regional Cybersecurity Summit

The 7th Regional Cybersecurity Summit

ITU-ARCC is organizing The 7th Regional Cybersecurity Summit which is kindly hosted by CITRA Kuwait on 21- 22 October 2018.

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The 6th Arab Regional Cyber Drill

The 6th Arab Regional Cyber Drill

ITU-ARCC is organizing the 6th Arab Regional Cyber Drill (ALERT) for the Arab Region ,Kuwait (CITRA) from 23-25 October 2018.

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Oman Threat Hunter 2018

Oman Threat Hunter 2018

“THREAT HUNTER” a national competition that is organized by ITU-Arab Regional Cybersecurity Center (ITU-ARCC) in a partnership with Silensec ...

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Guide Manual for Reporting Abuse Through Social Media

Guide Manual for Reporting Abuse Through Social Media

This guidance booklet is written to facilitate reporting abuse process through Social Media and afford easy, smooth, and clear way of guidance to report over social media correctly.

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Cybersecurity Specialized Training Courses

Cybersecurity Specialized Training Courses

Oman National CERT in cooperation with the Arab Regional Cybersecurity Center (ARCC) is conducting a series of specialized training in cybersecurity hosted in Oman.

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Proactive Services

Proactive Services

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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