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Cyber Security Drill for Africa
April 19, 2016

Cyber Security Drill for Afri ...

The Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU) in collaboration with the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) organised the ITU ALERT Cyber Security Drill (Applied Learning for Emergency Response Teams), a five-day regional forum on cybersecurity for the Africa Region at Le Meridien Hotel from the 4th-8th April. It was the third time that this event was held in Afric...

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Computer Security Day 2015
November 30, 2015

Computer Security Day 2015

The Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU) a division of the National Computer Board operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication and Innovation organised a cybersecurity conference and an exhibition on the occasion of the Computer Security Day on 30th November 2015 at the Conference Hall, Cyber Tower 1, Ebene. The objective of the event was to...

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Workshop on Access Control and Identity Management
June 30, 2015

Workshop on Access Control an ...

The National Computer Board has conducted a workshop on Access Control & Identity Management on the 30th June 2015 at the Conference Hall, Cyber Tower 1, Ebène. The workshop was targeted towards IT Professionals, System Administrators, Network & Database Administrators and IT Security Professionals. The aim of the workshop was to bring together international and local IT Securit...

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National Cyber Security Strategy Workshop
March 24, 2014

National Cyber Security Strat ...

​Countries are becoming increasingly more dependent on information and communication technologies which are globally interconnected. With these growing dependencies, information systems and networks are extremely vulnerable to disturbances which can affect their functioning. Cyber-attacks can be mounted at any time, against anyone and from anywhere and therefore, the countries are gearing up...

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Safer Internet Day 2014
February 13, 2014

Safer Internet Day 2014

​The National Computer Board, operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Information and Communication Technology, organised the Safer Internet Day (SID) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Human Resources on 13th February 2014. On this occasion, a half day workshop on Youth Safety on the Internet was hosted at the Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture, Phoenix where some 800 ...

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30
Jun
Start Time:Jun 30, 2015|Category: Non-Public

Workshop on Access Control & Identity Management

The National Computer Board conducted a workshop on Access Control & Identity Management on the 30th June 2015 at the Conference Hall, Cyber Tower 1, Ebène. The workshop was targeted towards IT Professionals, System Administrators, Network & Database Administrators and IT Security Professionals. The aim of the workshop was to bring together international and local IT Security Professionals to share their knowledge and experiences around the recent developments in the area of Access Control and Identity Management. On this occasion, an exposition was also organised to showcase the latest security products available in the market.   Read more ...

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10
Feb
Start Time:Feb 10, 2015|Category: Public

Safer Internet Day 2015

Safer Internet Day (SID) is an international education and awareness-raising effort spanning more than 100 countries around the globe to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world. Mauritius is among one of the very first countries where government has taken keen interest to protect children and youngsters on the Internet.  In this context, a Child Online Safety Action Plan was developed by the National Computer Board (NCB) and endorsed by the cabinet in 2009.  Following the aproval of the action plan, number of activities have been started on Child Online Safety since 20 ...

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28
Nov
Start Time:Nov 28, 2014|Category: Non-Public

Computer Security Day 2014

Computer Security Day is an annual event that is observed worldwide on the 30th November. It is designed to raise awareness and to promote best practices in Information Security. The event provides insight into the privacy and security issues surrounding electronically stored sensitive information and offers ways to keep your computer and data safe. To observe this day, CERT-MU, a division of the National Computer Board organised the following events:   ​ ​A full day Cyber Security Conference on the 28th November 2014 targeting Business Executive, Senior Management and Information Security Professionals at the Kestrel Hall, Swami Vivekananda International Conve ...

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24
Mar
Start Time:Mar 24, 2014

National Cyber Security Strategy Validation Workshop

Societies are becoming increasingly more dependent on information and communication technologies which are globally interconnected. With the Internet’s pervasive reach to businesses, governments and home users, cyber threats are not only continuing to evolve, but new techniques are also being adopted. Cyber criminals continue to devise new ways to monetise victims while espionage is being carried out by nation-state hackers to steal information.  In addition, the growing popularity of the “Internet of Things” (e.g., mobile devices, applications, social networks, and interconnected gadgets and devices) makes the threat landscape a moving target. New threats arise with emerging tech ...

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13
Feb
Start Time:Feb 13, 2014|Category: Public

Safer Internet Day 2014

Safer Internet Day (SID) is an international education and awareness-raising effort spanning more than 100 countries around the globe to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world. Mauritius is among one of the very first countries where government has taken keen interest to protect children and youngsters on the Internet.  In this context, a Child Online Safety Action Plan was developed by the National Computer Board (NCB) and endorsed by the cabinet in 2009.  Following the aproval of the action plan, number of activities have been started on Child Online Safety since 2009 including organis ...

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Vulnerability Notes

 VN-2016-140  
Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
​(August 29, 2016)
 VN-2016-139 
Multiple Zero Day Vulnerabilities in Apple iOS
​(August 26, 2016)
 CERT-MU Weekly Security Bulletin August 22, 2016  
​(August 26, 2016)
 VN-2016-138 
Vulnerability Identified in OpenSSL
​(August 25, 2016)
 AD-2016-04  
Multiple Vulnerabilities affecting IBM Security Network Protection
​(August 24, 2016)
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Information Security News

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​(August 29, 2016)
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Security researchers have discovered a new attack on 64-bit block...​
(August 26, 2016)​
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​(August 25, 2016)
Two Factor Authentication Bypass Vulnerability Identified in PayPal 
Security researchers have identified a Two factor authentication bypass ...
​(August 22, 2016)
A Total of 360,000 Terrorist Related Accounts Suspended by ...
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​(August 19, 2016)
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