DEPARTMENT OF DIGITALIZATION, NETWORK & SECURITY

  • The Department is responsible in designing government data center that consolidates services, applications and infrastructure to provide efficient electronic delivery of Government to Government (G2G), Government to Citizens (G2C) and Government to Business (G2B) services delivered by the various government agencies through a common platform supported by core connectivity infrastructure.
  • Prepare plans for development and installation of Data Centre according to the present and future requirement
  • Monitor all software and hardware product and ensure compliance to data centre standards and systems
  • Supervise designing and evaluation of all servers according to measurement of process.
  • Maintain expert knowledge on all applications and its use on systems for various critical systems.
  • Establish and Manage Somaliland National Data Centre for well protected government data.
  • Ensure critical infrastructure is protected - establishing a Cybersecurity and Privacy group to oversee the development and enforcement of national cybersecurity policies, and develop a Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • Ensure full coordination and progress, an intra-governmental coordinating unit needs to be established to monitor progress and address challenges that may be faced through the period of implementation
  • Establish a national cybersecurity strategy and national multi-stakeholder cybersecurity advisory committee
  • Take the lead for the implementation of Government ICT System Integration Initiative (GICTSII) of the Ministry.
  • Lead with an extra commitment to the implementation of the government e-Government system initiatives.
  • Develop GICTSII implementation roadmap in all its phases and take full commitment to the implementation.
  • Take the lead for the implementation of e-government projects
  • Organize different workshops for the implementation of e-government for Somaliland
  • Public awareness campaign on e-government implementations.
  • Call center for handling e-government related complaints.
  • Study and development of functional government networking system for the entire GoSL
  • Study and develop a flagship program for national Government networking.
  • Suggest implementation of own government networks for all government institutions.
  • Harmonize government internet usage for effective government internet access.
  • Preparing guidelines for implementing unique Somaliland Brand
  • Ensure the protection of critical physical ICT infrastructure against vandalism and theft, and establish processes for recovery and business continuity
  • Engage in regional and international collaboration to protect Somaliland’s cyberspace
  • Establishing rules for ensuring privacy of information held by government and the private sector within the context of Open Data objectives.
  • Suggest implementation of own government networks for all government institutions.
  • Harmonize government internet usage for effective government internet access.
  • Preparing guidelines for implementing unique Somaliland Brand.
  • Implement equal and equitable customized websites for all government institutions.
  • Prepare a schedule for the implementation of customized websites for all government institutions.
  • Google search engine optimization for better Somaliland related information.
  • Determine an organization’s network and computer system needs before setting one up
  • Install all network hardware and software and make needed upgrades and repairs
  • Maintain network and computer system security and ensure that all systems are operating correctly
  • Collect data in order to evaluate and optimize network or system performance
  • Add users to a network and assign and update security permissions on the network
  • Does whatever the Minister and Director General delegate him/her in a timely fashion
  • Holds continue meeting with his team and reports to the Ministry top management officials
  • Participates on behalf of the department all Ministry weekly meetings and top-level management meetings and reports back to hi/her team.
  • Encourages his/her staff to be actively involved in the day-to-day activities of the Ministry
  • In collaboration with the Department of Policy Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation, prepare and implement five (5) year strategic plans and budget for the department.
  • Prepare and implement a comprehensive monitoring and evaluation system and tools for the Department for the implementation of Telecom and ICT regulations and guidelines.
  • In collaboration with the Human resource, the development department prepares and implements the capacity development for all department staff based on the needs assessment and in-line with the Civil Service Commission (CSC) guidelines and requirements.
  • Preparation of the annual financial estimates of the department in consultation with the heads of sections
  • Harmonizing annual work plans for the department.
  • Coordinating the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports