Safer Internet Mauritius
The National Computer Board (NCB) was set up in 1988 by the National Board Act (Act No.43) to promote the development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in Mauritius. It is a para-statal body administered by a Board of Directors and operates under the aegis of the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications. CERT-MU is the Mauritian National Computer Security Incident Response Centre set up in 2008 and is a division of the National Computer Board.
As prescribed by the National ICT Strategic Plan 2007-2011, a Child Online Safety Action Plan was elaborated by the Child Safety Online Committee in 2009 and endorsed by Government in January 2009. The plan contains 24 projects to be implemented by stakeholders including the National Computer Board, Police, Ministry of Women’s Right, Child Development and Family Welfare, Ministry of Education, Culture and Human Resources, Ministry of ICT and the Internet Management Committee under ICTA. The implementation of activities for Internet Safer Day is a recommendation of the Child Safety Online Action Plan and has been implemented by the CERT-MU, National Computer Board since 2009.
Safer Internet Day 2013
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