Broadband Infrastructure Security Policy

Thursday, January 8, 2015

The National Strategy for Information and Communication Technology 2015 aims to secure and raise efficiency of information and technological infrastructures; and to implement and supervise e-government programs.  The broadband infrastructure security policy has been prepared to provide controls to ensure that broadband infrastructure provisioning within Qatar meets the requirements of the community at large and service providers have clear guidelines on what is expected of them.

This document aims to fulfill and stress upon the following objectives:

  • Increase confidence and usage of the broadband services by the whole community, by ensuring high availability and resilience is proactively pursued.
  • Help Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Hosting Providers (Providers) to deliver their services securely.
  • Increase the level of security and privacy assurance in the internet infrastructure backbone