New Gov’t/Private Partnership to Combat Cybercrime

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on September 15, 2003

The press release from the new agency, US-CERT states in part:

  • “The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in conjunction with Carnegie Mellon University, is pleased to announce the creation of the US Computer Emergency Response Team (US-CERT). The US-CERT will be a partnership between the National Cyber Security Division (NCSD) and Carnegie Mellon’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-CC). The US-CERT will work with the NCSD to prevent and mitigate cyber attacks and reduce cyber vulnerabilities. This public/private initiative is designed to utilize CERT-CC’s capabilities to help accelerate the nation’s cyber response to Internet speed.”
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