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National Computer Board

IT Security


In the realisation of e-Government, a trustworthy environment where citizens and businesses can conduct electronic transactions in confidence has been established. Emphasis has therefore been placed on the security aspects of key technical infrastructures supporting e-Government services.

IT Security Unit

As from August 2004, an IT Security Unit operates at the level of the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications to provide technical assistance in the implementation of ISO/IEC 27001 (previously17799) security standards in Government. This unit is also responsible for raising IT security awareness among public officers, implementing Government IT security policies, carrying out IT security audits and providing guidance to Ministries/Departments on security matters.

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