Cyber Incident Response Team (JaCIRT)


JaCIRT was established to deliver on the mandate outlined in the GoJ’s National Cyber Security Strategy, 2015.  JaCIRT’s functions include but are not limited to:

  • Developing Cyber Security related policy and strategy;
  • Developing and maintaining cyber security standards;
  • Contributing to the development of Cybercrime related legislation;
  • Incident response;
  • Incident management;
  • Website monitoring and alerts;
  • Threat monitoring and management, that is, identifying the sources of external incidents and proposing controls to minimize risk;
  • Assisting with the conduct of risk assessment in Ministries, Department and Agencies and security analysis on any reported incidents;
  • Developing Cyber Security training modules and technical documentation;
  • Conducting knowledge sharing sessions among other technical personnel on lessons learnt or new findings;
  • Analysing logs and other digital content of systems;
  • Designing and executing vulnerability assessments, penetration tests and security audits as needed.
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