CERT Vanuatu hosts ICT boot camp for high schoolers

In celebration of this year's Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Day, CERT Vanuatu, in collaboration with the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO), hosted an ICT boot camp for high school students in Port Vila, particularly those in Years 12 and 13.

The 2nd National ISO/IEC 27001 Information Security Management Systems Standard Capacity Building Workshop hosted by OGCIO and VBS

On the 20th of July 2022 the Office of Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) and the Vanuatu Bureau of Standards (VBS) have successfully facilitated the second ISO/IEC 27001 Capacity Building workshop at the Grand Hotel.

Vanuatu attended the Cybercrime Convention Committee’s 26th Plenary meeting at the Council of Europe Hemicycle in Strasbourg, France - 10th to 11th May 2022

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.

Cyber Smart Pacific week 2021

On the heels of a successful Cyber Smart Pacific campaign last year, Pacific Online has the honour of partnering again with PaCSON and its members for Cyber Smart Pacific 2021.

With the theme Cyber Up Pacific, the community is invited to join four friendly robots to learn to:

Preliminary analysis and investigation into cyber infrastructure attack

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.

CERT VU steps up to address Cybersecurity Issues

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 road to a national CERT in Vanuatu

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.