KP CERC


Project Description

Recognizing that hacking, cyber sabotage, and the spread of misinformation online is the most critical challenge faced by organizations in the digital age, the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board announced a plan to establish a Cyber Emergency Response Center at the Digital Youth Summit in May 2017. KP CERC also includes Research and Training wings, as its objectives include:

  • Training cyber security professionals, and developing cyber security as a field of study nationwide
  • Responding to immediate threats, by having a skilled cadre of security professionals available to respond to threats as they emerge
  • Acting as a resource for both public and private sector organizations