03 December 2018 - NW3550
Matsepe, Mr CD to ask the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services
(a) What is the budget allocation for the Cyber Security Hub over the 2018-19 to 2020-21 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework and (b) how will the budget be spent?
I have been advised by the Department as follows:
(i) The budget for the 2018-2019 financial year is R 12 125 000.
(ii) The budget for the 2019-2020 financial year is R 9 000 000.
(iii) The budget for the 2020-2021 financial year is R 9 435 000.
(b) The budget is spent in pursuit of the mandate of the Cybersecurity Hub as detailed in the National Cybersecurity Policy Framework (NCPF) of 2015 as follows:
- Increase collaboration through public-private partnerships and the establishment of sector Cyber Security Incident Response Team capacity; and the ability to coordinate responses to threats at a national level.
- Information dissemination and the development of best practice guidelines and standardization.
- Initiating Cybersecurity awareness campaigns.
Approved / not approved
Ms S Ndabeni - Abrahams
MINISTER OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS & POSTAL SERVICES