Officials from government organisations visit ITA

MUSCAT: The Information Technology Authority (ITA) received the second batch of the continuous visits of the Director Generals and IT managers from the government entities at its headquarters in Knowledge Oasis Muscat. The visit aims to show the new ITA efforts and initiatives in implementing e.oman strategy. The visit started with Sas Centers specialized in ICT industry development, which contains three centres; Sas Center for Entrepreneurship, Sas Center for Virtual Reality and Sas Center for Mobile Apps Development.
They also visited cyber security projects including, the Oman CERT, and the Digital Forensics Laboratory to get to know about the awareness campaigns and technical efforts undertaken by the ITA to provide a safe environment for ICT users. The visitors were also introduced to the services provided by the Information Security Division in response to the cyber-attacks targeted to the websites of the government entities.
During the visit, the invitees were also briefed about the eTransformation plan, the Digital Certification Center and the G-Cloud projects.
The visit concluded with an open meeting with Dr Salim bin Sultan Al Ruzaiqi, CEO of ITA, in addition to a number of officials from ITA to talk about eGovernment services and the challenges faced by the IT industry in the Sultanate.