The Malta Information Technology Agency (MITA) is the public entity that has the responsibility to provide ICT infrastructure, systems and services to Government that leverage a modern digital ecosystem and contribute towards the definition and execution of the Government’s digital strategies that sustain a modern digital economy. The Agency is dedicated in assisting the Government in transforming technological innovations into real business solutions. Its unique approach combines an innovative array of ICT and project management services with focused delivery capabilities using tried and tested methodologies to help fulfil Government’s strategies and projects and maximize the benefits of investment in technology.
The Information Security and Governance Department (ISGD) within MITA serves as the digital security consultant for the Government of Malta. This department specifically provides measures to safeguard the Government’s digital assets through a comprehensive risk management approach. ISGD is entrusted to extend this function to international-scale events organized by the Government of Malta. The department collaborates with various national and international bodies to acquire and share the necessary intelligence and serve as the Government Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT). It operates a state-of-the-art digital security facility to identify, protect, detect, respond and recover from security incidents. MITA sits on the National Cyber Security Steering Committee and runs an intensive awareness campaign across different sectors at a national and government level, whilst also collaborating with international entities such as ENISA.