CIRT Establishment


CIRT Establishment

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Carolin Weisser

CIRT Enhancement


International Telecommunication Union (ITU)


ITU Oman Regional Cybersecurity Centre since 2013 and other partners depending on project

Target country:

193 UN Member states

Target groups:

Governmental institutions and through them relevant actors including technical community, law enforcement, private sector, citizens

Thematic focus:

Cybersecurity (technical)

Aims / objectives:

The planning, implementation, and operation of the National CIRT


Planning, site identification & preparation, equipment and software procurement, installation & testing, staffing, HR training

National CIRT implementation can be undertaken in 11 months if the country is fully engaged at all times

Outcome / impact:

A functional National CIRT that is geared for international recognition

12 National CIRTs have been implemented and 3 are currently underway. There are 102 National CIRTs worldwide.


Start 2012, ongoing on a demand basis 

Contact details:

Marco Obiso, Cybersecurity Coordinator,,
+41 22 730 6760

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