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Jamaica aims to improve technology sector against cyber attacks Read more: http://www.caribbean360.com/index.php/business/737828.html#ixzz2UsBxJ1Ut
Source: Caribbean 360 News
Source Date: Friday, May 31, 2013
Focus: Institution and HR Management
Country: Jamaica
Created: May 31, 2013

KINGSTON, Jamaica, Thursday May 30, 2013 – The Jamaica government says it will soon implement a a cyber emergency response team (CERT) to assist in the protection of the island’s internet infrastructure by coordinating defences against and responses to cyber attacks and threats.

Minister of State in the Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining, Julian Robinson, said that CERT should become operational by December and that the team will serve as a trusted national point of contact/clearinghouse for cyber threat identification, defence coordination and management.

Robinson said it would also enable the development of an infrastructure for coordinating response to threats, and conduct incident, vulnerability and artefact analyses. It will also help organisations develop their own incident management capabilities.



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