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CSA

Brief History

The Cyber Security Authority (CSA) has been established by the Cybersecurity Act, 2020 (Act 1038) to regulate cybersecurity activities in Ghana; to promote the development of cybersecurity in the country and to provide for related matters for a secure and resilient digital Ghana.
The CSA officially started operations on 1st October 2021; starting as the National Cyber Security Secretariat (NCSS) with the appointment of the National Cybersecurity Advisor in 2017 and later transitioned into the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in 2018.

Mandates

As a government agency under the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation, the CSA has the responsibility to;

  • Regulate cybersecurity activities in the country.
  • Prevent, manage and respond to cybersecurity threats and cybersecurity incidents.
  • Regulate owners of Critical Information Infrastructure in respect of cybersecurity activities, cybersecurity service providers and practitioners in the country.
  • Promote the development of cybersecurity in the country to ensure a secured and resilient digital ecosystem.
  • Establish a platform for cross-sector engagements, on matters of cybersecurity for effective co-ordination and cooperation between key public institutions and the private sector.
  • Create awareness of cybersecurity matters; and
  • Collaborate with international agencies to promote the cybersecurity of the country.

VISION

A Secure and Resilient Digital Ghana.

MISSION

To Build a Resilient Digital Ecosystem; Secure Digital Infrastructure; Develop National Capacity; Deter Cybercrime; and Strengthen Cybersecurity Cooperation.

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