MEMBERS

MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES

 

The OIC-CERT is open to any suitable CERT, either supported and / or funded by the government, private sector or combination thereof that is interested in sharing the objectives of the OIC-CERT.

 

The OIC-CERT membership consists of six primary levels which are categorized as Full Member, General Member, Professional Member, Affiliate Member, Commercial Member and Fellows Member.

 

 



  • THE FULL MEMBER

    Government Agencies
    • • Operate within OIC member state with the authority to present state interest
    • • Non profit based, wholly or partly government funded.
    • • Have the right to vote & to stand for election to be the OIC-CERT Board.

    Requirement:
    • • Application must be sponsored or recommended by one (1) existing OIC-CERT Full Member




  • THE GENERAL MEMBER

    Private Sectors/ NGOs/ Academia
    • • Other related government agencies that deals with cyber security matters
    • • NGOs or Academia from the OIC member countries, that does not secure the authority of its host OIC member
        countries to represent the countries interests, is eligible to join as General Member of the OIC-CERT
    • • Any private CERT entity from OIC-CERT state with no authority to present state interest

    Requirement:
    • • Application to be sponsored by one (1) OIC-CERT Full Member




  • THE PROFESSIONAL MEMBER

    Individuals
    • • Individual experts in information security area
    • • Professional Members' sole purpose is to give expert advice pertaining to the collaboration of the
        OIC-CERT and information security related matters
    • • Sponsored by one (1) OIC-CERT Full Member
    • • Observer status member, thus have no rights to vote or to stand for elections in the OIC-CERT.
        Professional Members will attend the AGM by invitation only

    Requirements:
    • • Annual Membership fee - USD50
    • • Application to be sponsored by one (1) OIC-CERT Full Member




  • THE AFFILIATE MEMBER

    Non-Profit Institutions of Non OIC-CERT States
    • • CERT/institutions from a non-OIC member country that is authorized or not authorized to
        represent its country cyber security interests
    • • Observer status member, thus have no rights to vote or to stand for elections in the OIC-CERT
    • • Attend the AGM by invitation only

    Requirement:
    • • Sponsored by two (2) OIC-CERT Full Members




  • THE COMMERCIAL MEMBER

    Industry
    • • Industrial/business organisation that deals with cyber security matters
    • • Observer status member, thus have no rights to vote or to stand for elections in the OIC-CERT
    • • Attend the AGM by invitation only

    Requirements:
    • • Annual Membership fee - USD1,000
    • • Sponsored by two (2) OIC-CERT Full Members




  • THE FELLOWS MEMBER

    Individual
    • • Individuals co-founders of OIC-CERT and who use to actively represent their organization as
        OIC-CERT member for a minimum period of 5 years
    • • Does not require any sponsorship from the OIC-CERT Full Members and no membership fee
    • • Observer status member, thus have no rights to vote or to stand for elections in the OIC-CERT
    • • Attend the AGM by invitation only

    Requirements:
    • • Does not require any sponsorship from the OIC-CERT Full Members and no membership fee however,
        application will be discussed and subject to approval of the OIC-CERT Board


The OIC-CERT Board may review the continued eligibility and suitability of the OIC-CERT membership from time to time. The Board will seek inputs from the team members prior to finalizing any recommendation. If the Board considers that a team no longer meets the membership eligibility criteria, or is otherwise considered unsuitable for the OIC-CERT membership, then the Board will put a recommendation to the Full Members to revoke the team's membership or to change the team's membership level. Decisions to change or revoke a team's membership or membership level are subject to approval by at least two-thirds of a quorum of Full Members.