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Call for Submissions – JSC National Security

The Joint Select Committee on National Security has commenced an inquiry into the implementation of cybersecurity measures to prevent software security vulnerability.

Essentially, the Committee will consider:

  • the strategies adopted by State Agencies in Trinidad and Tobago to combat virtual vulnerabilities (e.g. automated and cyber-based systems and processes, information and data breaches, phishing);
  • the measures implemented to track and identify predatory behaviour in the online environment; and
  • the progress made towards ensuring cybersecurity in the context of the digitalisation of national services.

The Committee invites you to share your views/experiences as relates to the broad issue of cybersecurity and the measures to prevent cyberattacks.

  1. What are your views on the issue of cybersecurity?
  2. Have you ever been a victim of a cyber-attack? Please provide details.
  3. What alerted you to the cyberattack?
  4. What was the source of the compromise?
  5. What actions did you take following the attack? (e.g. reported to the police, changed passwords, reported to social media platform, etc.)
  6. What were the personal repercussions of the attack? (financial, personal data stolen, identity theft, etc.)
  7. Do you have a cybersecurity plan? (Applies to any contributions being made by organizations)

Please send your submissions on or before Friday May 25, 2022 by email to: