OWASP EG-CERT is charged with providing computer and information security incident response, support, defence and analysis against cyber attacks and collaboration with government, financial entities and any other critical information infrastructure sectors scoped to Egypt.
OWASP Established 0n April 2009. Under Egyptian National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA)
OWASP July 2009, 24/7 Monitoring & Incident Response. September 2009, Forensics Analysis Service..
OWASP April 2011, Malware analysis & Reverse Engineering.
OWASP March 2012, Full member in FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams). September 2013, EG-CERT has it’s own premises.
Cyber Security Awareness Started operations in 2014. Small scale operations. Preparation for launching a full scale awareness campaign.
OWASP Why do we need awareness The target is simply providing the most possible level of protection to both the Egyptian critical information infrastructure and the Egyptian ordinary computer users.
OWASP Why do we need awareness It is fairly known for cyber security professional that humans are the weakest link in the whole ecosystem of cyber security.
OWASP Why does Egypt need awareness Percentage of computers running Microsoft software reporting malware infections in Egypt.