A Secure Cyberspace

A Secure Cyberspace

Eswatini Computer Incidence Response Team

A Secure Cyberspace

A Secure Cyberspace

A Secure Cyberspace

A Secure Cyberspace

Password Protection

Password Protection

Intercepting them as they are transmitted over the network.


What is Cybersecurity?

Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. These cyberattacks are usually aimed at accessing, changing, or destroying sensitive information; extorting money from users via ransomware; or interrupting normal business processes.

What is data protection?

Data protection is the process of safeguarding important information from corruption, compromise or loss.

What is Sz-CIRT?

Sz-CIRT is the Computer Incident Response Team (Sz-CIRT) for Eswatini and acts as a focal point in coordinating cybersecurity incidents for the Government Departments, Internet Service Providers, and other relevant entities within the country.  Sz-CIRT  monitors incidents, provides early warnings, disseminates information and enforces cybersecurity standards and minimum specifications for Eswatini.

Who manages Sz-CIRT?

Sz-CIRT is currently under the office of the communications regulator of Eswatini, Eswatini Communications Commission (ESCCOM)

What are the common computer security incidents?

These can be any real or suspected adverse event in relation to the security of computer systems or computer networks to the act of violating an explicit or implied security policy. The incidents could include activity such as:

  • attempts to gain unauthorized access to a system or its data
  • unwanted disruption or denial of service
  • unauthorized use of a system for the processing or storage of data
  • changes to system hardware, firmware, or software characteristics without the owner’s knowledge, instruction, or consent
Who can report computer security incidents?

Sz-CIRT constituents; people or organizations that the Sz-CIRT is designed to serve or support that includes:

  • Government
  • Critical ICTs Infrastructure
  • Défense and Security Forces
  • Financial and Banking institutions
  • Academic institutions
  • General public
How can you report incidents to the SZCISRT?

Incidents can be reported to the Sz-CIRT through:

  1. Incident reporting form:
  2. Email:
  3. Telephone: 24067000
What is malware?

Malware, short for malicious software, is a program or file that is intentionally harmful to your computer, network, or website. These types of cyberthreats infect your system to gather sensitive data, disrupt operations, or spy on your digital activity.

What is ransomware?

Ransomware is a specific type of cyberattack where the attacker forces you to pay a ransom fee to regain access to your system or files. Common types of ransomware attacks include scareware, lock-screen ransomware, and encryption ransomware.