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Validation Workshop for Cybersecurity Readiness Assessment for Rodrigues
July 04, 2019

Validation Workshop for Cyber ...

​On the request of the ICT Commission of Rodrigues, a Cybersecurity Readiness Assessment was conducted with the aim of providing a clear snapshot of the effectiveness of the current cyber security measures and preparedness in managing cyber risks for the cyber community of Rodrigues.  The assessment exercise was divided into two categories: Public in General & Commissions. Based on the findin...

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National Cybersecurity Drill for the Financial Sector
June 25, 2019

National Cybersecurity Drill ...

​The Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU) organised a National Cybersecurity Drill for the Financial Sector and the Department of Civil Aviation from 25th – 28th June 2019 at Palms Hotel, Quatre-Bornes. The main objective of the 4 days’ event was to assess the preparedness of these sectors to resist cyber threats and enable timely detection, response, and mitigation and recover...

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SADC Capacity Building Workshop on Cybersecurity & Regional Cybersecurity Drill 2018
September 10, 2018

SADC Capacity Building Worksh ...

​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 & Innovation organised the SADC Capacity Building Workshop on Cybersecurity and SADC Regional Cybersecurity Drill from the 10th – 13th September 2018 in the Conference Hall A, Cyber Tower 1, Ebène in collaboration with t...

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Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) Technical Colloquium
December 05, 2017

Forum of Incident Response an ...

The Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius, a division of the National Computer Board operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication & Innovation hosted the Forum of Incident Response & Security Teams (FIRST) Technical Colloquium, a two-day event on cybersecurity for the 2nd time in Mauritius from 30th November – 1st December 2017 at the Swami Vivekananda In...

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Technical Colloquium 2016
November 28, 2016

Technical Colloquium 2016

The Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius, a division of the National Computer Board operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication & Innovation hosted the Forum of Incident Response & Security Teams (FIRST) Technical Colloquium, a three-day event on cybersecurity for the 1st time in Mauritius from 22 – 24th November 2016 at Le Meridien Hotel, Point aux Pim...

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23
Oct
Start Time:Oct 23, 2020

FIRST Virtual Technical Symposium 2020

In line with the Government’s vision to make Mauritius secure and resilient, the Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU) collaborated with AfricaCERT and African Union Commission to organise the FIRST Virtual Technical Symposium on Friday 23rd October 2020. The objective of the event was to enhance the communication and incident response capabilities and improve the overall Cybersecurity preparedness of the CIRT/CSIRT teams of the participating countries. As part of this event there were 3 technical trainings organised on the 21st and 22nd of October 2020. Participation in the Technical Symposium allowed to promote exchanges on current and emerging issues pertinent to the cy ...

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27
Feb
Start Time:Feb 27, 2020

National Cybersecurity Drill for the Government Sector

​The Compuer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU) organized a National Cybersecurity Drill for the Government sector on 27-28 February 2020 at Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tower, Cybercity Ebene. The main objective of the 2 days’ event was to assess the preparedness of these sectors to resist cyber threats and enable timely detection, response, and mitigation and recovery actions in the event of cyber-attacks. For the two days’ cyber drill exercise, various scenarios were simulated where participants had to come up with their response plans and present same in front of the other teams. The drill was conducted by the Information Security Consultants of CERT-MU. We also had a team of E ...

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19
Feb
Start Time:Feb 19, 2020

Workshop on Internet Safety for kids with special needs

​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 & Innovation organised a half day workshop with the title “Internet Safety for kids with special needs” on Wednesday, 19th February 2020 at Quartier Militaire State Secondary School (Girls). The workshop was organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research. The objective of the workshop was to showcase existing online dangers and, at the same time, promote the responsible use of the Internet amongst kids with special needs. A presentation was ...

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12
Feb
Start Time:Feb 12, 2020

Safer Internet Day 2020

​The Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius, a division of the National Computer Board operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Technology, Communication & Innovation organised a full day workshop with the theme, Together for a better Internet, on the occasion of the Safer Internet Day 2020. The event was held at Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tower, Ebène on Wednesday 12th February 2020. The workshop was organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology. The event was officially opened by the Honourable Deepak Balgobin, Minister of Technology, Communication & Innovation and was attended by some 120 University students and 60 ...

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25
Jun
Start Time:Jun 25, 2019|Category: Public

National Cyber Security Drill for Critical Information Infrastructures (CIIs)

Cyber risk is now one of the most commonly talked about topics as the impact of cybercrime reaches an all-time high. Heavily connected industries, such as financial services and critical national infrastructure (CNI) pose a systemic risk to the markets they serve. We are now seeing national cybersecurity incident simulation exercises being carried out by governments and/or industry associations. This helps to exercise the reaction to cybersecurity incidents, which impact various parts of the supply chain, from financial transactions to the operational technology that underpins our daily lives.  In line with this, the Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU), a division of th ...

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Vulnerability Notes

​Communique – Change of Address
The Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius (CERT-MU), a division of the National Computer Board, operating under the aegis of the Ministry of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation hereby informs the public in general and all stakeholders that the CERT-MU office has been relocated to 2nd Floor, Wing A, Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Tower, Cybercity Ebène, effective as from 6th July 2020.
 LG Electronics allegedly hit by Maze ransomware attack
​Maze ransomware operators have claimed...
​(June 26, 2020)
Security Alert - On Line Petition To Rename Flacq Hospital  
​(May 03, 2020)
Security Alert - Fake Email that seems to originate from MPF  
​(May 02, 2020)
Security Alert on Scams
​(April 22, 2020)
  Security Alert - Phishing Message Targeting MCB Customer
​(April 20, 2020)
Security Alert on Phone Scams 
​(April 09, 2020)
Security Alert on Emotet  
​(April 09, 2020)
Keeping Cyber Healthy during COVID-19 Lockdown Period  
In the current challenging situation, where the support of one and everyone is required in the best interest of people to fight against COVID-19, there are cyber threat actors who are taking advantage of people’s heightened levels of concern and legitimate fear around this pandemic and trying to spread fake news and scam people out of their money or private data. The CERT-MU has issued security alerts to protect against these threats...
​(March 30, 2020)
Security Alert - Securing a Cybersecurity Workforce  
​(March 24, 2020)
Security Alert on COVID-19   
​(March 20, 2020)
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Information Security News

Phishing Attack Skirts Detection with YouTube 
​Attackers are using YouTube redirect links...
​(March 13, 2020)
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