Organisation of Islamic Cooperation – Computer Emergency Response Team

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Acronym: OIC-CERT

Address: CyberSecurity Malaysia, Level 5, Sapura@Mines, No 7 Jalan Tasik, The Mines Resort City, 43300 Seri Kembagnan, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia


The OIC-CERT was established in 2009 after a resolution was accepted by the Organisation of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) during the 35th session of the Council of Foreign Ministers held in Kampala, Uganda on 18-20 June 2008.  This is a platform for member countries to explore and to develop collaborative initiatives and possible partnerships in matters pertaining to cybersecurity that shall strengthen their self-reliant in the cyber space.

The OIC-CERT acts as the operating force that leverages on the solid networking and cooperation established within the OIC member countries.  The area of collaboration being looked at are :

  • Establishment of a national CERT at each OIC-CERT member state;
  • Creation and enhancement of common standards and regulations;
  • Development and implementation of technical solutions and technologies;
  • Capacity building;
  • Promotion of international cooperation and coordination in incident management; and
  • Promotion of OIC-CERT at the regional and international level.

To date, the OIC-CERT consists of 41 members from 21 countries.