Toady is a very special day , I moved to Dubai exactly one year ago today. (2014)
And today I was awarded by the Arab Emirates Computer Emergency Response Team for my contributions in the UAE Cybersecurity community.
The award was given to me right after my Workshop which was organized by the Telecommunications Regularity Authority (TRA) and the Central Bank of UAE, where I had all bank representatives present. I covered the latest cyber threats on the Financial industry, Below is the screenshot form the TRA web site.
aeCERT is the national Computer Emergency Response Team for the United Arab Emirates. aeCERT os operated by the UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA).
The TRA was established with the mandate of regulating the telecommunications and information sector in the UAE. One of the principle strategic objectives of the TRA is in creating and providing a safer cyber environment to all users in the UAE.
Awareness and Education
Conduct awareness sessions, workshops and seminars about information security in conjunction with the relevant government entities, private sector, academia and public.
Develop actionable intelligence from the analysis threat, incident and vulnerability data. This information, as well as announcements, guidelines, or recommendations that pertain to longer term security issues.
Vulnerability Assessment: The aeCERT Vulnerability Assessment will provide information and reports about the Operating Systems and software running on the constituents’ devices in order to discover potential vulnerabilities and threats.
|Official team name||The United Arab Emirates – Computer Emergency Response Team|
|Member since||January 29, 2012|
|Host organization||UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority|
|Country of team||United Arab Emirates (the) AE|
|Date of establishment||2007-08-31|
|Team Contact Information|
|Regular telephone number||+971-4-428-88-88|
|Emergency telephone number||+971-50-695-55-88|
|E-mail address||[email protected]|
|Postal address||aeCERT P.O. Box: 116688, Dubai|
|Description of business hours||Sunday to Thursday from 7am to 3pm GMT+4|
|How to contact outside business hours||aeCERT can be contacted after hours for Emergencies by telephone and Short Message Service (SMS) using the After Hours Contact Information Shown below: +(971)-50-695-5588 or +(971)-50-6454343|
|Type of Constituency||Government, Private and Public sectors|
|Source of Constituency||External to host|
|Description of Constituency||Constituents are divided into four tiers; based on the Criticality of the Constituent’s organization to the UAE Critical National Infrastructure. Tier 1 includes critical government, telecommunications and law enforcements agencies, and Inter-CERTs;|
|Internet Domain Address||http://www.aecert.ae/aboutus.html|
|Country of Constituency||United Arab Emirates (the) AE|
|PGP key id||0x02C177A58727402B|
|Team PGP public key||