eFinance signs an MOU with the NTRA for boosting cooperation in digital transformation & cyber security
Hossam El-Gamal, the Executive President of the NTRA witnessed the signing of; a cooperative collaboration protocol between eFinance of EFIG and the Egyptian Computer Emergency Readiness Team (Eg-Cert) of the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) to advance digital transformation and cybersecurity.
The protocol was signed by Eng. Hossam el Goly, eFinance’s CEO and Dr. Ahmed AbdelHafez, Vice President for Cyber Security Affairs on the sidelines of the Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR) organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), co-sponsored by eFinance and held by Egypt in Sharm El Sheikh under the auspices of H.E. President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.
The protocol involves increasing collaboration in ICT, the financial industry, cybersecurity, incident response, digital forensic laboratory analysis, malware analysis, reverse engineering, and enhancing the security of the Egyptian information and communication infrastructure. It also calls for analyzing security incident data and mediating security incidents.
Eng. Hossam el Goly explained that eFinance can offer its cloud computing infrastructure services as well as collaborate in the creation and endorsement of regulatory controls in the fields of information security and cybersecurity and the secure operation of governmental information systems of a financial nature.
Dr. Ahmed AbdelHafez ,on the other hand, explained that he main goal of EG-Cert is to increase the security of the Egyptian information and communication infrastructure through proactive measures, information gathering and analysis, coordination and mediation between the parties involved in resolving security incidents, and international collaboration with other computer and network emergency response teams in other countries.