Security Services

The WACREN Network Operating Centre provides threat intelligence feeds for security policy a standalone reporting service or for incorporation into Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems.

The NOC also provides DDoS protection for NRENs through two avenues - as a direct backbone service and via NREN peering with the WACREN Blackhole Server. WACREN also actively supports the establishment of Cyber Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) and enables them to prevent and respond to IT security incidents. It enables the regional cooperation and collaboration of these  teams and interfaces with other CSIRTs worldwide through TrustBroker Africa.