Computer Emergency Response Team
<security, body> (CERT) An organisation formed by DARPA in November 1988
in response to the needs exhibited during the Internet worm incident. The CERT
charter is to work with the Internet community to facilitate its response to
computer security events involving Internet hosts, to take proactive steps to
raise the community's awareness of computer security issues and to conduct
research targeted at improving the security of existing systems. CERT products
and services include 24-hour technical assistance for responding to computer
security incidents, product vulnerability assistance, technical documents and
E-mail: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (incident reports).
Telephone +1 (412) 268 7090 (24-hour hotline).
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