In the context of International Girls in ICT Day, the NCB in collaboration with Ministry of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology and Ministry of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation organised 4 Boot Camps during the Easter School Holidays targeting students of secondary schools of Grade 10 – 12 which were conducted over 2 days. ..
DYEP Primary comprises the provision of introductory courses on Coding to students at primary level.
The NCB acts as a ‘training provider’ to the Minister of Education, Tertiary Education, Science and Technology for the introduction of Coding in primary schools starting as early as at Grade 4 and Grade 5. The DYEP training is delivered in NCB’s Cyber Caravans
DYEP Secondary refers to training of Secondary Students in Coding at Grade 9 level and takes place in the Computer Labs of State and Private Secondary Schools during school vacations. The course modules, among others, include hands-on practice on HTML/CSS, Scratch and Micro Bits.
ICT Awareness Training for Senior Citizens (Based on social media: Facebook and online communication tools: Skype, WhatsApp & others)
The Citizen Engagement Programme (CEP) aims at imparting ICT skills to our Senior Citizens thus enabling them to acquire the necessary digital capacities to join the online communities so that technology becomes an important part of their daily life.
Social Media and Online Communication Tools are included in the training offered to the Senior Citizens.
The Universal ICT Education Programme (UIEP) is aimed at empowering the citizens and the society at large with digital skills at literacy/proficiency level.
The programme is being implemented by the NCB over the years and is in line with Government vision to transform Mauritius into a Cyber Island and an Information Society.
MauSign CA was initially created with the mission to have a role of Licensed CA for the validation of user’s digital identity over public and private network
MauSign CA issue digital certificates using Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), which guarantee confidentiality, integrity, authentication and non-repudiation in electronic transaction and communication.
Computer security incidents or security breaches are adverse events where some or more aspects of a computer or system(s) or network are threatened viz. loss of confidentiality, disruption of data or system integrity, denial of service availability.
Immediate reporting of these incidents to CERT-MU will ensure timely technical assistance resolving these incidents.
The objective of cybersecurity drills is to assess the preparedness of the participants to resist cyber threats and enable timely detection, response, and mitigation and recovery actions in the event of cyber-attacks.
Vulnerability scans assess computers, systems, and networks for security weaknesses, also known as vulnerabilities.
A penetration test simulates a hacker attempting to get into a business system through hands-on research and the exploitation of vulnerabilities
• Awareness campaigns for corporates, youngsters and the public in general on information security
• Workshops, Professional Trainings, etc
• Dissemination of virus alerts, advisories, vulnerability notes on a regular basis
• Publications (includes guidelines, e-security newsletters, brochures, booklets, flyers)