International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Arab Regional Cybersecurity Center, (ITU-ARCC) which is hosted, managed and operated by Oman National CERT (OCERT). OCERT and the National Security Services Group (NSSG) are strategic partners, cooperating on multiple areas in cybersecurity.
On the 28th July 2018, the ITU-ARCC, in partnership with Silensec and National Security services group, organized “Threat Hunters”, a national cybersecurity competition. THREAT HUNTER is a cybersecurity competition aimed at the age group 17 – 24. The event is falls under the umbrella of “Cyber stars” initiative that was designed to address the growing cybersecurity skills gap and to help nations identify and forge the next generation cybersecurity professionals.
The NSSG was the strategic partner in the event, overseeing the social corporate responsibilities in sponsoring such events that would contribute in cultivating our nation’s next generation of security specialists.