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Technical Security Assessment

  • Last Updated 28 Jun, 2022
  • Service Type : E-Service
  • Service Mode : Online
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
  • Service Classification : G2G
  • Topic : Communications and IT, Employment and Workplace
Intended Audience
Citizen: Employee
Resident: Employee

Service Description

Qatar Computer Emergency Response Team (Q-CERT) at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) provides this service to maintain resiliency in government entities by evaluating the security posture in information systems. 

Q-CERT also provides technical security assessment to government entities based on Q-CERT engagement policy.

This assessment will help to identify, validate, and assess technical vulnerabilities and assist organizations in understanding and improving the security posture of their systems and networks. Moreover, it provides complete vulnerability assessment, including on-site visits, interviews, documents review and analysis, information-gathering, vulnerability-identification, verification and reporting.

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

Online Instructions

  • Fill out the online form by providing all required information and request's details. 
  • Click on "Submit."

Additional Information

  • Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) shall be signed by entity requesting the service.
  • Official approval from the government entity’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 entity prior to 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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