Communication networks and information systems have become an essential factor in economic and social development of Kazakhstan. The security of that systems and their availability in particular, is therefore of increasing concern to society. Kazakhstan universities and academic institution are experiencing shortage or even absence of information security professionals which can provide protection of their digital infrastructure from various external and internal threats.
The main goal of this project is setting up Computer Security Incidents Response Team (CSIRT) for academic community in Kazakhstan. A CSIRT is a team of IT security experts whose main task is to respond to computer security incidents. It provides the necessary services to handle them and support their clients to recover from breaches.