This document contains a description of bjCSIRT as implemented by RFC 2350. It provides basic information about bjCSIRT, its channels of communication, its roles and responsibilities.
There is no distribution list for notifications.
The current version of this document can always be found at https://csirt.gouv.bj/bjCSIRT-rfc2350-en
This document has been signed with the PGP key of bjCSIRT. See section 2.8 for more details.
bjCSIRT, National CSIRT of Benin Republic
Benin Republic Presidency
Palais de la Marina
Cotonou – Bénin
UTC+01, West-Central Africa, all the year.
+229 21 36 87 20
The bjCSIRT has a PGP key (0xA021CE57), with KeyID 2725d162a021ce57 and fingerprint 215A DA01 AB0A DC00 0EEF 768B 2725 D162 A021 CE57. The key and its signatures can be found at public key servers like pgp.mit.edu.
The head of bjCSIRT is Mr Ouanilo Jérôme MEDEGAN.
Information about other team members is available upon request.
General information about bjCSIRT is available at https://csirt.gouv.bj
bjCSIRT Twitter profile (mostly in French): https://twitter.com/bjCSIRT
The preferred communication channel is the e-mail address email@example.com. If it’s not possible to use e-mail, please call the official phone number indicated in p.2.4. Appropriate communication channels are advised according to the nature of the request.
bjCSIRT has one team member on duty 24/7.
bjCSIRT’s mission is to support the government of Benin Republic and constitutional institutions to protect themselves against intentional and malicious attacks that would hamper the integrity of their IT assets and harm the interests of Benin Republic. The scope of bjCSIRT’s activities covers prevention, detection, response, recovery and help to cybercrime investigation. bjCSIRT will operate according to the following key values:
The constituency of bjCSIRT is composed of all the Benin Republic governmental institutions, constitutional institutions and state agencies. For a complete list and more information please see https://csirt.gouv.bj/bjCSIRT-constituency
Benin Republic Presidency
Presidential Numeric Council
Digital Agency (ADN)
National Agency for Information Systems Security (ANSSI-Bénin)
Analysis & Investigation Bureau (BAI)
bjCSIRT highly regards the importance of operational cooperation and information-sharing between Computer Emergency Response Teams, and also with other organisations which may contribute towards or make use of their services.
bjCSIRT works in tight cooperation with Police. Standard privacy laws apply. In case of a potential criminal incident we recommend the proper Police Unit to handle the case. Rules of good practice are in place to avoid dissemination of private data. Cases and examples are disseminated in professional circles in an anonymised form.
For international communications ordinary precautions apply – like communicating to/via previously trusted and listed teams and using PGP.
bjCSIRT will define, assess and prioritise all types of ICT incidents. In particular, it will provide assistance or advice with respect to the following aspects of incident management:
This service aims to provide to LEO relevant information during cybercrime investigation
bjCSIRT expects the reporter to be able answer 3–5 standard questions (Where? When? What? How? Who?) and provide the assumptions according to the logs. It is also possible to submit the incident report form online at https://csirt.gouv.bj/report
While every precaution will be taken in the preparation of information, notifications and alerts, bjCSIRT assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions, or for damages resulting from the use of the information contained within.