Question NW3550 to the Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services

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03 December 2018 - NW3550

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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


DATE: 03/12/2018

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