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dc.contributor.authorMuia, Peter
dc.contributor.authorKashorda, Meoli
dc.contributor.authorAseda, Kennedy
dc.contributor.authorOsure, Ronald
dc.contributor.authorNjau, Martin
dc.date.accessioned2017-11-22T13:35:24Z
dc.date.available2017-11-22T13:35:24Z
dc.date.issued2015-11
dc.identifier.issn2223-7062
dc.identifier.urihttps://repository.ubuntunet.net/handle/10.20374/218
dc.description.abstractKenya through the regulator, Communications Authority (CA) has setup a national Cyber Security Emergency Response Team (KE-CIRT). This national CERT in Kenya has several sector CERTs with the Kenya Education Network (KENET) having the mandate of setting up and running the education sector CERT in Kenya (Communications Authority of Kenya, 2015). The purpose of the KENET CERT is to identify threats in the Internet and communicate the same to its community (Kenya Education Network CERT, 2015). It also identifies threats within the community and communicates the same to the rest of the Internet community. Additionally, it provides a mechanism where security incidents can be reported and resolved within the KENET community. Experiences are shared with the community and documented for future reference. The CERT is also responsible for making sure that KENET systems and network are safe from security threats. KENET setup the KENET CERT that is run and operated at KENET by the KENET team. This paper and conference session describes the setup of the KENET CERT, the model of operation and the impact and experiences learned from running an NREN CERT in Kenya.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherUbuntuNet Allianceen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesProceedings and Report of the UbuntuNet Alliance Annual Conference;8
dc.subjectKenya Education Networken_US
dc.subjectCyber Security Emergency Response Teamen_US
dc.subjectSecurityen_US
dc.subjectNRENen_US
dc.titleBuilding a Cyber Security Emergency Response Team (CERT) for the NREN Community – The case of KENET CERTen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
dc.typePresentationen_US


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