Mission Statement

CERT.to’s vision and mission statement are defined in the CERT.to TOR. The operations are detailed in the CERT.to and are reviewed annually as part of the planning of the Tongan government. A brief summary of the goal of CER.to

CERT.to is the National Computer Emergency Response Team in Kingdom of Tonga. Public and private parties, acting within their statutory scope, collect information, knowledge and expertise in the National Computer Emergency Response Team, which will help improve understanding of developments, threats, and trends and help parties deal with incidents and make decisions in crises. The main tasks include:

Coordination in case of ICT-related incidents such as data leakage, computer viruses, hacking and vulnerabilities in applications and hardware; Proactive action to prevent ICT-related incidents or to prepare for such incidents and reduce the impact.

CERT Tonga

What we do

The CERT.to provides advice and support on cyber threats and vulnerabilities to the owners and operators of Tongan critical infrastructure and other systems of national interest. A compromise of these systems could result in significant impacts on Tonga’s economic prosperity, social wellbeing.

These businesses and industries underpin essential service delivery across Tonga, including Government Agencies, Financial Institution and Public Enterprises.