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computer Emergency Response Team


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(CERT)

A team established by the administrative authority for a network to act as a focal point for reporting security violations and to disseminate advice and coordinate action to counter such threats to networked systems. A particular CERT usually serves a particular community, often the group of sites connected to a wide area network. In addition the separate CERTs cooperate where there is evidence that a threat crosses community boundaries.

Subjects: Computing.


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