US-CERT

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US-CERT

(United States-Computer Emergency Readiness Team) The group charged with protecting the U.S. Internet infrastructure by coordinating defense against and response to cyberattacks. It was established in September 2003 and operates as part of the Department of Homeland Security. For more information, visit www.us-cert.gov. See CERT/CC and NCCIC.
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Any breach involving the accidental leakage of SSNs is also promptly reported to the U.S. Computer Emergency Response Team.
Government departments, the National Cyber Response Coordination Group, the U.S. Computer Emergency Response Team, law enforcement agencies, the Intelligence Community, and the private sector, including telecommunications, banking and finance, transportation, and information technology.
Department of Homeland Security has entered into a partnership with Carnegie Mellon University to establish US-CERT, the U.S. Computer Emergency Response Team, a coordination point for prevention, protection, and response to cyber-attacks across the Internet.