13 - 14 January 2009

The OIC-CERT initiative was accepted by the OIC at the Conference of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the OIC held in Kampala, Uganda in June 2008. As part of the proposed activities for the collaboration, a seminar will be held to convene existing and potential members to forge a way forward under the theme .Strategic Partnership against Cyber Threat..

The OIC-CERT Seminar is an annual information security event targeting ICT security professionals, policy makers, industry players and researchers from the OIC member countries.

This Seminar offers programs such as the establishment of CERTs, regional co-operations and educating the importance of information security. These programs are structured to enhance business dynamism and networking among players both in the public and private sectors with the intention of promoting OIC-CERT as a global hub for information security in the long term.