Somalia Computer Emergency Response Team/Coordination Center (SOMCERT/CC) is the first national CERT in Somalia. It was established in May 2019 as a section within the Cyber Security Department of the National Communications Authority (NCA). The primary goal of SOMCERT/CC is to secure Somalia’s cyberspace, and critical infrastructure and provide an official point of contact for handling cybersecurity incidents in the Somali Internet community.

SOMCERT/CC is a full and active member of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation – Computer Emergency Response Teams (OIC-CERT). SOMCERT/CC has very close collaboration with the Arab Regional Cyber Security Center (ARCC), Africa CERT, and International Telecommunications Union (ITU).


  • To improve the security of Somalia’s cyberspace through proactive prevention and
    effective actions as well as increasing cybersecurity awareness campaign.
  • To determine, assess, analyze, develop, and provide response and solutions to
    Online/Internet Community.


  • To provide reliable protection to our nation.
  • To secure and save the cyberspace of Somalia.
  • To reduce cybersecurity incidents to the internet users in Somalia.
  • Proactive Contribution in securing Somalia’s cyberspace.
  • To maximize the security of the online community within the nation.


  • Serve as a trusted focal point of contact
  • Provide 24/7 service
  • Collect, Analyze, and manage cybersecurity incidents at the nation level
  • Provide alerts and facilitate exchanges for effective management of cyber incidents.
  • Promote and assist in the implementation of business continuity plans and contingency.
  • Build and assist on cybersecurity training, education, and awareness programs
  • Promoting Research and Development (R&D) in cybersecurity
  • Collaborate with national, regional, and international CERTs.
  • Conduct periodic/annual reports and statistics on cybersecurity incidents.