Pakistan Computer Emergency Response Team (PakCert), has been launched in Karachi to offer cyber security solutions to public, private and government organizations. PakCert plans to resurrect a nationwide CERT program initiative.
Cyber Security in Pakistan will Boost with Launch of PakCert
PakCert, a project of Advanced Mission Sciences & Technologies (AMSAT), a division of Arpatech Pvt. Ltd., one of Pakistan’s leading technology companies, PakCert is an initial caution, recognition and remediation service against cyber intimidations.
The service is intended to help businesses and organizations assess their cyber security protocols, convey timely news, alerts and updates about the recent security threats, and offer security services to guarantee event-based protection, remediate gaps and data loss with the help of Cyber SWAT Teams, while providing resilient forensic competences before a cyber event. The service will be delivered to both private and government sector entities through a membership and commercial engagement program.
PakCert controls the proficiency of cyber and data security professionals and industry veterans to provide standard and modified solutions. Handling network security and providing criminal intelligence against unseen threats to generate defensive measures falls within the realm of PakCert, along with organizing intrusions, comprising workshops, seminars, etc., to edify cyber security authorities and the overall public about the recent threats and changes that occur in the cyber security world.
“Cyber Security is a growing challenge in both the private and government sectors. Our goal is to help nurture and develop a culture, process, and eco-system that enables our members to enhance their cybersecurity capabilities while working in a collaborative fashion with law enforcement entities.”
“We also intend to work closely with government sector entities to train them to develop and enhance their capabilities in protecting critical national cyber infrastructure from attacks.”
Vice President AMSAT (PakCert) Lt. Col. (R) Muhammad Amjad said in a delivered statement.