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National CIRT Establishment in Uganda

Project No 9UGA11007
Title National CIRT Establishment in Uganda
Description The main goal of the project is to assist Uganda to establish its national CIRT (Computer Incident Response Team), to serve as a trusted, central coordination point of contact for cybersecurity, aimed at identifying, defending, responding and managing cyber threats.

ITU will also assist Uganda in building and deploying technical capabilities by delivering training aimed at supporting the country’s effort in the establishment of a national CIRT. The project will strengthen national cybersecurity capacity and will also enhance national coordination as well as regional and international cooperation.
Status Implemented
Time Frame From 1/10/2011 To 31/12/2013
Funding Funded
Beneficiary Countries Uganda
ITU Project Management Team OBISO, M. Mr.
Implementing Agency International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Keywords Cybersecurity
ICT applications and services
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
C07ICT Applications
Financial Scale (CHF) 100'000 - 500'000