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Welcome to Gambia Cybersecurity Alliance

The Gambia Cybersecurity Alliance, founded in 2014, is a leading Civil Society organization in cybersecurity, cybercrime prevention, data protection, digital rights, and internet governance.

  • Cybersecurity Awareness: Outreach, Advocacy, Seminars
  • Cybercrime Prevention
  • Data Protection and Privacy: Stakeholder Engagement, Outreach, Seminars
  • Internet Governance: National Forum Vice Chair, Advocacy
  • Digital Rights Advocacy: Consultative Dialogues, Inclusion Advocacy

Your Security is Our Pride!

About Us

The Gambia Cyber Security Alliance (GCSA) is a professional organization, a well-recognized & registered 'Not-For-Profit' (NGO) organization with a single mission of spreading nationwide awareness programs on new age technological crimes & frauds and safeguarding people.

Our Core Values

  • Integrity in all we do
  • honesty in our dealings
  • Ensuring safe space for the young

By extension we promote net neutrality, Internet safety, Internet governance by facilitating and organizing multiple stakeholder engagement, nationwide cyber security awareness programs, workshops, in collaboration with partners.

Initiatives and Achievements

  • Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    Organized an annual month-long awareness campaign featuring workshops, webinars, and interactive sessions on cybersecurity and data protection.

    • Cybersecurity Community Awareness: Conducted cybersecurity workshops, village square meetings, and training sessions to educate citizens and schools about online threats, phishing attacks, and safe internet practices.
    • Community Cyber Incident Response Teams: Supported affected community victims of cybercrime, cyberbullying, and social media human trafficking.
  • National Cybersecurity Conference

    Hosted a national conference to bring together key stakeholders to discuss cybersecurity challenges and solutions.

  • Digital Literacy Programs

    Conducted digital literacy programs in schools and communities to empower individuals to safely navigate the digital world.

  • Data Protection and Privacy Workshops

    Held workshops in partnership with the Digital Economy Ministry to educate businesses and individuals on complying with data protection privacy.

  • Internet Governance

    GCSA is part of the stakeholders IGF steering committee that advocates and engages government and stakeholders on internet governance policies and provides recommendations to policymakers.

  • Policy Advocacy

    Engaged with government officials and policymakers to provide input on cybersecurity and data protection legislation.

  • Collaborative Partnerships

    Established partnerships with local law enforcement agencies, international cybersecurity organizations, and private sector companies to share threat intelligence and collaborate on cybercrime prevention.

Our Mission

Our mission is to foster a safe and secure digital environment for the citizens of The Gambia by creating awareness, advocating for policies that protect digital rights, cybercrime prevention, enhancing the capacity of citizens and Law Enforcement, and promoting best practices in cybersecurity, data protection, and privacy.

Our Vision

To become a leading Civil Society organization in The Gambia, driving positive change in the digital landscape, and ensuring a cyber-resilient society.

Our Objectives

  • Raising Awareness: Elevate the understanding of cybersecurity and data protection among citizens, businesses, and government entities in The Gambia.
  • Combatting Cybercrime: Collaborate with law enforcement agencies, government bodies, and industry partners to heighten awareness of cybercrime risks and contribute to efforts against cyber threats.
  • Policy Advocacy: Engage with policymakers, regulators, and industry stakeholders to formulate effective cybersecurity policies and initiatives that safeguard individuals and businesses.
Read More - Objectives

Future Plans

  1. Expansion of Outreach: Increase our reach to rural areas and underserved communities to ensure that cybersecurity awareness and best practices are accessible to all.
  2. Policy Impact: Continue to engage with policymakers and advocate for the implementation of robust cybersecurity and data protection policies.
  3. Public-Private Partnerships: Strengthen collaborations with private sector organizations to enhance the cybersecurity posture of businesses in The Gambia.
Read More - Future Plans


What is a Cluster: Cyber security clusters are informal networking groups of people and organisations who work in, or have an interest in, cyber security. The aims of the Clusters are two-fold:-
  • Help cyber companies to grow by communicating initiatives & trade opportunities, providing a networking platform to share ideas & best practice, encouraging collaboration and identifying partnership opportunities.
  • Help make businesses more resilient to cyber attacks by building cyber security knowledge, & skills and making The Gambia a hub for cyber security expertise in Africa.

Cybersecurity and Computer Emergence Response Cluster:

This cluster shall be the main conduit for reaching these three audiences: Home users, Small businesses and Academic institutions
This cluster shall be enforce by the volunteers of GCSA in reaching its target to creating awareness on Cybersecurity and creating awareness on the roles and function of the CIRT. This can be done through seminars, caravan radio and TV programmes.

National ICT and Cyber Policies Cluster:

This cluster shall be responsible for influencing good cyber policies and regulation, which serve the interest, protection and privacy of the entire citizens. This has to look at the entire scope of the public and private sectors from health, education, agriculture and environment.

Emerging Technologies and Infrastructure Cluster:

This cluster shall be responsible for linking the policy engagement and through forums panel discussions and talk show on emerging technologies and their impact to our society

Women in Cyber Clusters:

Networking and support for women working (or hoping to work) in the cyber industry in The Gambia.

CTF Cluster:

Demystifying the gamification of cyber security and accelerating the development of key cyber skills.

Internet Governance Cluster:

This cluster shall be responsible for issues relating to or refers to the rules, policies, standards and practices that shape our cyberspace and how we can have an open and fair level playing field focusing on access and affordability.

Media Freedom and Access to Information Clusters:

This cluster shall focused on advocacy on media freedom and access to information in general. In democratic societies, accountability has been regarded as a requirement of the media in return for the freedom and privileges (access to information, tax reductions, etc.)


Our Events

Gambia Cyber Security Alliance Regional Focal Person

Gambia Cyber Security Alliance Regional Focal Person is an individual designated to oversee and coordinate cybersecurity initiatives within their region. Their role involves coordinating, managing and implementing cybersecurity practices, and strategies within the regional. Successful applicants will undergo series of capacity building to support their operations within the region.

Interesting candidate can apply using the link below or attached to the form Click here to Apply 

National Hackerlab Competition Winner

On Monday the 14th of November 2022, The Gambia Cyber Security Alliance was awarded a certificate of recognition for its participation in the national hackerlab competition and took first automatically represented The Gambia in the ECOWAS hackerlab Africa Competition and took 6th.
In his statement the Hon. Minister of Communication and Digital Economy thanked GCSA for making Gambia proud and assured the organization of his support in the area of Cybersecurity.

Our Data Protection Officer Madam Ndey Alauwa Touray was awarded two certificates as team leader and also as the most outstanding lady in the competition.

Panel Discussion on Cyber Bullying

On Thursday, 18th November The Gambia Cyber Security Alliance delivered a panel discussion on Cyber Bullying and how to mitigate the act in The Gambia.

This event was organize by the UTG Students from the school of Journalism.

ICT Stakeholder Retreat

October 19th 2022, GCSA Awarded the best presentation out of 21 organizations and companies (GSM Companies, ISP's, ICT Companies) at the recently completed first ICT Stakeholder Retreat organized by the Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure Gambia.

This came as a result of the recent creation of the new ministry. The stakeholders retreat is to create a data bank of issues surrounding our ecosystem focusing on the bottlenecks in the following areas of our sector:

  • Network Infrastructure
  • Bandwidth Constraints/Connectivity challenge
  • Quality of Service/Quality of Experience
  • Network Coverage/Penetration
  • Policy & Regulatory Issues
  • GCSA presented on all the above standing from a Security perspective and also and end user perspective.

    We thanked the Ministry for having confidence and trust in us.

    Cyber safe Training for Kids

    September 4th 2022, GCSA completed a 4-day Cyber safe Training for Kids in partnership with the HUB to increase awareness as our kids are exposed to so many tech devices in the 21st Century.

    Data Privacy Day 2022


    This was a very informative and great event.

    On behalf of the Executive Committee and membership of GCSA, we say a very big thanks to Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure Gambia and our partner Give1 Project for the funding and making this very important day a reality.
    Special thanks to the following panelists.
    And by extension we extend our sincere gratitude to the Deputy Director of ICT MOICI Lang Loum

    Data Privacy Day 2020


    The Gambia Cyber Security Alliance celebrates Data Privacy Day as part of our advocacy activity to pursue the government of the Gambia putting up legal frameworks and policies to regulate how citizens' data are handled and most importantly data classification.
    On the 28th of January 2020 GCSA collaborated with the Ministry of Information and Communication Infrastructure and the National Youth Council. Data Privacy Day's educational initiative originally focused on raising awareness among teens and young adults about the importance of protecting the privacy of their personal information online, particularly in the context of social networking. The educational focus has expanded over the past four years to include families, consumers and businesses.


    The training was great and we all learned a lot from each other

    As part of our activities in supporting the Gambia Police Force to transform the police into a well educated and prepared force to respond to any cybercrime incidence and handle the procurement process well.
    This is part of the engagement as we start supporting the police force in structuring a cyber crime unit, that will be tasked with the responsibility of investigating, responding and prosecuting cyber criminals.


    The Gambia Cyber Security Alliance (GCSA) took part in the recently completed National Competition Part of the ECOWAS Regional Cybersecurity challenge called “Hackerlab” that took place 1st – 31st august 2022. GCSA has emerged as winners from (5) Gambian teams that competed at National level and also coming in 6th position amongst the top 10 ECOWAS countries plus Mauritania.

    The Hackerlab’s main objective is to identify talent and support youth in the technology field in order to create a stable cyber workforce in the region.
    The final Competition will be held in Cotonou Benin in person from 10 – 12 October 2022, which is 48 hours non-stop hacking competition. With the first teams from each country who have passed the National Competition stage or Pre-Selection Stage


    Contact Us


    100 Kairaba Avenue
    Fajara, KSMD, The Gambia

    Open Hours:

    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


    +220 3690287/7402487


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