The Information Technology Authority (ITA), represented by the Governance and Compliance Division, organized yesterday morning, an awareness workshop on the Government Compliance Program at its headquarters in Knowledge Oasis, aimed at introducing the program and its activities to IT managers, internal audit managers and information security specialists in various government entities.
The Information Technology Authority (ITA) continues its participation in Salalah Tourism Festival through a special corner in the Municipal Entertainment Centre. The corner was inaugurated last Thursday in parallel with the festival’s official inauguration by HE Sheikh Salim bin Abdullah bin Aovi Al Shanfari, Head of Dhofar Municipality, and with the presence of Omar bin Salim Al Shanfari, ITA’s Deputy CEO for Operations along with other officials, specialists, and festival’s visitors.
The Information Technology Authority (ITA), represented by the Oman CERT, recorded 35 cybercrimes against children under 18 years old, during the period from January 1 to June 30 2019. The cases include 27 cyber blackmail cases, 3 cases of fraud and 5 cases of revenge.
As part of Shurkum Initiative, the Information Technology Authority (ITA( organized yesterday Monday morning in its headquarter in KOM/Muscat, the 8 open discussion session under the theme of “Protecting Kids in Cyberspace, Current Situation and suggestions” with the presence of Dr. Salim Bin Sultan Alruzaiqi, CEO of ITA, a number of information security professionals and kids protection specialists.
Within the training programs offered by the Information Technology Authority (ITA) to develop eSociety and provide specialized training opportunities to graduates and specialists in different ICT fields, the ITA signed yesterday an agreement with GUANGXI CHANCE TECHNOLOGY CO, LTD from China in ITA’s headquarters, Knowledge Oasis Muscat (KOM).
HE Ahmed bin Nasser Al Mahrizi, Minister of Tourism, signed the Ministry digital transformation project agreement with Al Madina Development and Supply LLC, in coordination with the Information Technology Authority (ITA). Dr. Salim Sultan Al Ruzaiqi, CEO of ITA, signed the agreement on behalf of the ITA and Sheila Hopper Jamal, CEO of Al Madina Development and Supply.
Members of the Shura Council and its employees listened to a presentation given by the Information Technology Authority on the Digital Transformation Program of Government entities in the Sultanate on Monday morning. This comes with the aim to identifying the status of digital transformation projects in government entities and to identify what has been achieved and the challenges faced in the IT sector.
The Ministry of Housing in partnership with Information Technology Authority (ITA) signed a Public Private Partnership (PPP) Contract with Bahwan Cybertech LLC, to invest, design, develop, implement and maintain a full-fledged eServices platform for delivering all the external services of the Ministry of Housing. HE Shaikh Saif bin Mohammed Al Shabibi, Minister of Housing, signed on behalf of the ministry and Dr. Salim Sultan Al Ruzaiqi on behalf of ITA and Hilal Bin Khamis Al Mukhaini, General Manager of Bahwan Cybertek.
The Information Technology Authority (ITA), represented by Sas Center for Entrepreneurship, announced yesterday morning in an event held in its headquarter, the launch of the first cohort of Sas Accelerator powered by Google Developers Launchpad program. 7 tech Omani promising startups joined the accelerator, which is considered the first in Oman and the MENA region.