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 Information Security Department

 

This management is associated with the Under Secretary for Planning and Development.

Objectives:
Information Security Management is concerned with maintaining the security of information in the Ministry, besides providing the necessary protection and endeavor to solve relevant problems.

Tasks:

  • Managing information security programs in the Ministry and e-portal.
  • Setting the information security policies for the Ministry in accordance with international standards.
  • Setting standards and specifications for equipment and programs to protect departments and sections affiliated to the Ministry.
  • Develop policies to deal with information security problems, and try to solve them in the shortest time when they occur.
  • Raising awareness and information security culture among the Ministry's employees.
  • Perform quality assurance tests to protect the network and systems.
  • Do on-going research on what is new in the field of information security, so that to select the best technologies that can be acquired to improve the working environment and security.
  • Give authorizations to the persons, who are entitled to access information centers.
  • Review the security policy followed and develop a vision for its development.
  • Ensure the existence of protection tools, such as hardware or software in all information devices.
  • Ensure the effectiveness of protection programs on all users' devices.
  • Reporting on the security situation, relevant to information security to the Deputy Minister.
  • Determine the Administration need of manpower, financial credits, equipment and take the necessary procedures for providing that after getting the approval. 
  • Prepare periodic reports on the activities and achievements of the administration, as well as any encountered obstacles or difficulties and make proposals for development.
  • ​Any other tasks assigned to the General Directorate within its competence.
Last Modified 14 Apr 2019
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