Internet security awareness programme launched

ABU DHABI - A new Internet security awareness programme ‘Understanding Email Security Threats’ was recently launched by the UAE National Computer Emergency Response Team (aeCERT).

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Tue 18 Mar 2008, 8:23 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 6:46 PM

The new programme -which is the fourth one of a 12-month campaign- was launched via aeCERT’s website on March 1.

This was done following the successful launch of the first quarter of the ongoing national security awareness campaign by aeCERT of the UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA).

The campaign theme for the second quarter is ‘Understanding Internet Threats,’ and it addresses three modules: e-mail security, instant messaging security and web browser security. Eng. Fatma Bazargan, Manager Research and Analysis at the aeCERT stated, ‘This new security awareness programme and education modules will help the nation leverage the benefits of technology; while learning about the key security issues facing individuals and organisations.’

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