The National KE-CIRT/CC

Tel Hotlines: +254-703-042700, +254-730-172700


Incident Response

Report An Incident

National KE-CIRT/CC provides information and assistance to its constituents in implementing proactive measures to reduce the risks of computer security incidents as well as responding to such incidents when they occur.


Report A Vulnerability

Report a bug or vulnerability


The Authority as the ICT regulator is mandated to protect consumers of ICT services including children. Children are a vulnerable group and there have been many cases of children unknowingly getting into dangerous situations that sometimes have detrimental effects to them. Protecting children online is a global problem that requires concerted efforts of parents, guardians, government, organisations that focus on children, among others.

Information Security Updates

Cybersecurity Bulletin on Social Spamming 2019

Spam can be defined as irrelevant of unsolicited information shared over the Internet. These are usually sent to a large number of users for a variety of use cases such as advertising, phishing, spreading malware, etc. Spamming was more common on email but now spammers have moved to social ...

Read More »

Cybersecurity Bulletin on Antiviruses 2019

An antivirus is a type of software that detects, prevents, and removes viruses, worms and other malware from a computer. Designed and developed to protect computers from malware like viruses, computer worms, spyware, looks for applications that run on your PC (or smartphone) that shouldn’t be there....

Read More »

ITU-D Global Cybersecurity Index 2018

Kenya moved up to the second ranking CIRT in Africa this year following Mauritius. Kenya is praised for exemplifying cooperation through its National Kenya Computer Incident Response Team – Coordination Centre (National KE-CIRT/CC). The National CIRT was also recognized for coordinating ...

Read More »

Symantec Internet Security Threat Report 2018

The Symantec Internet Security Threat Report 2018 executive summary provides an appreciation of incidents that have taken place in cyberspace, along with expert analysis on relevant emerging trends. It opens the doors to a better understanding of the constantly evolving global cyber-threat ...

Read More »

Petya Ransomware v0.3 National KE-CIRT-CC Report

Petya ransomware encrypts the master boot records of infected Windows computers, making affected machines unusable. Open-source reports indicate that the ransomware exploits vulnerabilities in Server Message Block (SMB). The National KE-CIRT/CC encourages users and administrators to review the ...

Read More »

ITU-D Global Cybersecurity Index 2017

The Global Cybersecurity Index (CGI) 2017 report was released on 15th June 2017 at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2017 in Geneva. The Global Cybersecurity Index (GCI) is a multi-stakeholder initiative to measure the commitment of countries to cybersecurity. Each country’s ...

Read More »

Powered by ITU/IMPACT