CERTWhat is it? CERT (pronounced SUHRT), officially called the CERT Coordination Center, is the Internets official emergency team. CERT (originally called the computer emergency response team) was formed by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in November 1988 after the Internet was assaulted in the Internet worm incident. Today, CERT focuses on security breach and denial of service incidents, providing alerts and incident handling and avoidance guidelines. CERT also conducts an ongoing public awareness campaign and engages in research aimed at improving security systems.
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