Jordan National Cyber-Security Strategy 2018-2023

National Cyber Security Strategy

The Jordanian Government is working hard to enhance its cyber security system.

The publication of the (NIACSS) aims to set out its priorities for cyber security for Government, business and citizens.

However, in order to address the challenges of cyber security Jordan should consider governance of cyber at the highest levels.

Cyber Security Challenges

There should be a role of the government in cyber security protection against cyber-attackers.

In doing so, Jordan must consider and try to face the following challenges:

First: Internet of Things

The increasing number of connected devices offers huge opportunity for economic growth, social inclusion and mobility, job creation and communication.

Second: Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Cyber criminals are using AI bots to place more targeted phishing adverts and emails, to profile their targets.

Third: Critical Infrastructure

Critical infrastructure organisations rely hugely on interconnected industrial control systems to manage all aspects of their operation.

Fourth: Cloud Computing

Organisations increasingly favor cloud technologies that allow them to respond to changing business needs quickly and flexibly.

Fifth: Cyber Security Awareness

Awareness of cyber security

Sixth: Strategic Use of Information Operations

Cyberattacks & cyberespionage are growing tools used by some nation-states and other actors to achieve political and economic disruption.

Seventh: Hacker for hire Services

Easy-to-use and affordable tools have made it easier than ever for attackers to offer hacker for hire services.

Eighth: Skills Shortages

The critical skills shortage of cybersecurity professionals is a global problem that continues to be a major concern.

Dr. Mohammad Al-ThunibatJordan