COVID19 Response

African Computer Security Incident Response Teams are responding to COVID-19 related cyber threats in Member States and working together to protect African citizens and businesses. During these difficult times, the computer emergency response teams in Africa continuously exchange cybersecurity related information, providing summaries and recommendations on how to face the cyber threats related to the outbreak.

African Union

Declaration of Extra-Ordinary Meeting of the Bureau of the Specialized Technical Committee on Communication and ICT 05 May 2020 by Videoconference.

African National CSIRTs Advisories.

*bjCSIRT, National CSIRT of Benin Republic

  • Guide des bonnes pratiques de sécurité du télétravailleur

*Centre d’Alerte et de Réponse et Aux Incidents de Sécurité Informatique du Cameroun

  • Alerts

*Le CI-CERT (Côte d’Ivoire – Computer Emergency Response Team)

  • Advisories

  • Comment organiser votre télétravail ? Découvrez (4) outils opensource de teletravail.

  • Expliquer le COVID-19 aux enfants.

  • Alerte Cybersecurite Covid-19

*Ghana National Cybersecurity Centre

*The National KE-CIRT/CC

  • Alerts and Information Security updates
  • Cybersecurity Bulletin on Working from Home Essentials 2020
  • Cybersecurity Bulletin on Fraud Schemes Related to COVID-19 2020

*Computer Emergency Response Team of Mauritius

  • Vulnerabilities notes

  • Keeping Cyber Healthy during COVID-19 Lockdown Period

  • COVID-19 Lockdown: Beware of Scams

Moroccan National Computer Emergency Response Team maCERT

South African National CSIRT

 Tunisia – TunCERT

  • Actualite

  • COVID-19 et Sécurité:Tout ce que vous devez savoir

  • Technical guide about the available remote working tools (OPEN SOURCE) and how to use them in a safe way.

  • Guide on how to install and use some tools for telework .

  • Guide, which includes a selection of free commercial security solutions to improve the security of remote connections and workstations.…/outils-de-sensi…/outils-de-t-l-travail

 *Uganda National Computer Emergency Response Team and Coordination Center (CERT.UG/CC)

  • Advisories

  • Pandemic Preparedness Advisory

  • Avoid Scams pretending to be World Health Organisation

* Zambia Computer Incident Response Team (ZmCIRT)

  • Security Bulleting