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Establishment of a Cybersecurity Innovation Centre for the Arab Region

Project No 7OMA13005
Title Establishment of a Cybersecurity Innovation Centre for the Arab Region
Description Within the framework of the collaboration between ITU and the International Multilateral Partnership against Cyber Threats (IMPACT), (ITU-IMPACT initiative) and, in accordance with the provisions of the Administrative Agreement signed on 15 December 2012 between the Information Technology Authority of the Sultanate of Oman and the International Telecommunication Union, the main goal of the project is to setup a Cybersecurity Innovation Centre for the Arab Region, with the support of Information Technology Authority (ITA) of Oman represented by Oman CERT (OCERT). This setup will not only provide a better reach for ITU cybersecurity related initiatives in the region but will also enhance the capacity, capability, readiness, skills and knowledge in the areas of Cybersecurity, Critical Infrastructure Protection and Human Capacity Building for the Arab Region. The Cyber security Innovation Centre will be hosted by OCERT, in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.
Area of Action Cybersecurity
Status Ongoing
Time Frame From 1/2/2013 To 30/9/2030
Beneficiary Countries Oman
Implementing Agency ITU
Financial Scale (CHF) More than 1'000'000
Achievements

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