Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
5 October 2022
EG-CERT Launches Security Awareness Campaign

The Egyptian Computer Emergency Readiness Team (EG-CERT) is launching a security awareness campaign, under the aegis of the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA).

The Campaign is aimed at raising awareness of cybersecurity, in parallel with Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which is celebrated every year in October.

The campaign includes field and digital awareness sessions for government agencies, and workshops for the elderly and women. This in addition to organizing mobile exhibitions in Egyptian universities, in cooperation with the Research and Development (R&D) Department. In schools, "Cybersecurity for Kids" will also be organized, within the framework of the campaign.

“Your security is your responsibility” is the title of the campaign launched on the Internet to alert and guide users on means to protect their accounts and devices from Internet risks and cybercrimes.

Established in 2009 as part of NTRA, EG-CERT provides computer and information security incident response, support, defense, and analysis against cyberattacks, and collaboration with governmental and financial entities and any other critical information infrastructure sectors. EG-CERT also provides an early warning against malware spreading and massive cyberattacks against Egypt’s telecommunication infrastructure.
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