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Vision

The vision of the Cybersecurity Hub is to protect South African citizens and businesses online, and to contribute to the security of National Critical Infrastructure.

 

Mission

The mission of the Cybersecurity Hub is to be the central point of collaboration for cybersecurity incidents. The Cybersecurity Hub serves the South African cyber community through the following actions:

  • Provide information and assistance in implementing proactive measures to reduce the risks of computer security incidents as well as responding to such incidents.
  • Respond to computer security incidents when they occur and therefore to build confidence in the South African ICT environment.

Services

Below is a list of services and functions offered by the Cybersecurity Hub:

Alerts and warnings

Gather and receive information.
Disseminate information.
Notify specific parties or constituents.

Announcements

Gather and receive information.
Disseminate information.
Notify specific parties or constituents.

Awareness building

Organise workshops for different constituencies on various cybersecurity topics.

Incident handling

Triage: Establish focal point for receiving information.
Handling: Identify involved parties.
Announcement: Generate information to the constituency on how to react to incidents.

Incident response support

Identify and provide support to victim and involved parties.

Security related-information dissemination

Gather and receive information.
Provide central portal for distribution of information.