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National CIRT Establishment - Ghana

Project No 9GHA13004
Title National CIRT Establishment - Ghana
Description
The main goal of the project is to assist the government of Ghana to establish its national Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) to serve as a trusted, central coordination point of contact for cybersecurity; aimed at identifying, defending, responding and managing cyber threats.
ITU will assist the government of Ghana in building and deploying the technical capabilities and related trainings necessary to establish its national CIRT. Thus it is expected to lead to development of national cybersecurity capacity while moving forward on enhancing regional and international collaboration.
Status Ongoing
Time Frame From 1/6/2013 To 31/12/2014
Funding Funded
Beneficiary Countries Ghana
ITU Project Management Team OBISO, M. Mr.
Implementing Agency International Telecommunciation Union (ITU)
Keywords Cybersecurity
Relation to the Resolutions
Study Period Reference Chapter/ProgNo Title
2010Res. 690 / 0Creation of national computer incident response teams, particularly for developing countries, and cooperation between them
2012Res. 690 / 0Creation of national computer incident response teams, particularly for developing countries, and cooperation between them
Relation to the WSIS Action Lines
C05Building confidence and security in the use of ICTs
Financial Scale (CHF) 100'000 - 500'000