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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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With regard to this specific adversary (i.e., Russia) and the threat these attacks have exposed via the US-CERT alert, Patrick McBride, chief marketing officer for cybersecurity technology supplier Claroty, said, "the most likely targets are manufacturers involved in developing defense-related systems and other critical infrastructure.
It's critical for consumers and companies alike to identify potential threats, as the US-Cert points out.
As shown in Chapter 1, the timeframe reporting requirements US-CERT states broad to strict reporting times depending on the different incident categories.
NCCIC combines two Homeland Security operational organizations: the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) and the National Coordinating Center for Telecommunications (NCC).
A new Update 17 version for JRE and JDK closes some major risks, including "arbitrary code execution," according to US-CERT.<p>Sun's new software versions, released, also address privilege escalation, denial of service, and information disclosure vulnerabilities, according to US-CERT's post.
An older advisory from US-CERT includes the relevant instructions on how to disable Javascript in Reader, as well as how to prevent the browser from automatically displaying PDF files.
* US-CERT: Applicability and Usefulness in the Chemical Sector
According to the company, the solution provides the functionality to disable AutoRun/AutoPlay features for removable media, suggested by the recent US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) activity notice, Malicious Code Spreading Through USBFlash Drive Devices.
Specifically, examples of what GAO reported and recommended are as follows: (1) Cyber analysis and warning--In July 2008, GAO reported that DHS's United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) did not fully address 15 key cyber analysis and warning attributes.
It added on existing industry-leading security features, adding UDP source port randomization to provide additional protection against the vulnerability reported in US-CERT VU#800113.
this week, when the Department of Homeland Security's United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) warned that Islamic militants were threatening to attack U.S.