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Penetration Testing

  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Hybrid (Online and Offline)
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Transport and Communications
  • Service Classification : G2G
  • Topic : Communications and IT, Employment and Workplace
Intended Audience
Citizen:Parent, Business Owner, Employee


Qatar's Computer Emergency Response Team (Q-CERT) at the Ministry of Transport ;and Communications (MoTC) provides this service to maintain resiliency in government agencies by evaluating the security posture in information systems. As a trusted partner, Q-CERT provides penetration testing for government agencies based on its engagement policy.

This service examines information systems in order to determine the security issues including improper system configuration, software or hardware vulnerabilities, security weakness or Laws and web application weaknesses.

This exercise includes attempts to compromise systems and exploit vulnerabilities from an attacker’s perspective. It assists organizations to evaluate their actual security status.

Q-CERT provides technical recommendations and advisories based on the assessment, where applying them would be under the organization’s responsibilities.

Online Instructions

  • Enter your full name, email and contact number.
  • Clarify your request, enter the code in the image, then click on “Submit”.

Additional Information

  • Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) shall be signed by the agency requesting the service.
  • Official approval from the government agency’s management is mandatory to start executing this service.
  • Government agency shall understand and accept the risks and business impacts that might be incurred during this exercise. This information will be shared with the agency prior the execution of this service.
  • Q-CERT is to provide the following:
  • Security assessment reports: executive (for executive managers) and technical (for IT administrators).
  • Reports that include findings and recommendations.
  • Follow-up activities to assist implementing the recommendations and mitigating the risks.

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