The fact that digitalization is becoming an increasing aspect of any organization, is at the same time placing these same entities in a very challenging situations. Defending against cyber security threats is crucial to the survival of any organization, yet this is a job that is not part of the core businesses.
First Electronic Defense Line (FEDL) is the forefront defense mechanism for the UAE Federal Government Entities. Acknowledging that the compliance to security standards needs to be standard across all government entities, the TRA placed all necessary technical resources in order to establish one comprehensive solution to the security challenges facing the federal government entities. The First Electronic Defense Line (FEDL) is considered a critical part of the holistic approach.
The First Electronic Defense Line (FEDL) utilizes latest cyber security protection technologies and tools. The government entities would benefit from the solid defense line that encompasses number of security controls that includes network port based protection through firewalls, protection against DDoS attacks, signature and behavior based controls through Intrusion Prevention Systems, and protection against Advanced malware or Advanced Persistent Threats (APT). Moreover, security expertise advice can be provided through FEDL security professionals for controls concerning the entity at its end.
Finally, FEDL is linked to aeCERT, the national Compute Emergency Response Team of the UAE. The aeCERT role is important in defining the compliance framework that FEDL implements when it comes to protecting the federal entities.
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Federal government entities can extend their information security efforts through leveraging on FEDL capabilities: