TR-CERT, Sectoral CERTs and Institutional CERTs



With the first paragraph of Additional Article 1 that added to the Electronic Communications Law No. 5809, Cyber Security Council was established under the chairmanship of Minister of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications. National Cybersecurity Strategy and Action Plan for 2013-2014 was prepared and approved by this Council.

According to the article 4 of the Action Plan, National Cyber Emergency Response Team (TR-CERT) was established. TR-CERT was established for carrying out coordination in order to fight against cyber incidents in Turkey.

Later, a Sectoral CERT for Electronic Communications Sector was established according to the same article of the Action Plan. By-Law on Network and Information Security in Electronic Communications Sector that regulate establishment of Institutional CERTs within Operators in the electronic communications sector, was published in the Official Gazette No. 29059 dated 13 July 2014.

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