Vanuatu’s Cybercrime Act No.22 of 2021 was passed by Parliament in June 2021 and adopted in September of the same year. This is achieved as a result of efforts from all stakeholders both national and international.
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In June 2018, Vanuatu launched its national Computer Emergency Response Team, CERT Vanuatu (CERT VU).
The CERT was formed as a result of a cooperative multistakeholder process to enhance and strengthen Vanuatu’s national security. CERT VU continues to pursue its objectives of responding to malicious incidents, promoting cybersecurity awareness, and ensuring the accountability and integrity of Vanuatu’s IP networks.
Last week the Government of Vanuatu was the victim of a cyberattack which took down government websites. A Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) officer of the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), Kensley Joses, says they are currently running a preliminary and analysis investigation.
A recent 3-day Cybersecurity conference at Warwick, Le Lagon sought to review and improve cyber strategies in Vanuatu.
The conference which was hosted by the Oceania Cyber security Centre, based in Victoria, Australia, saw Government and private sector representatives from the Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) departments attending the event.
CERT Vanuatu (CERT VU), acting on behalf of the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) to collaborate on cybersecurity and cybercrime responses in the country at the VANSEC house.
The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a United Nations (UN) agency, has held a workshop at Warwick Le Lagon to promote cyber security in Vanuatu.
One of their roles is to assist UN member countries in their ICT journey and facilitate International Cooperation on Cybersecurity. In doing this, they also provide assistance at an International level.
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