CERT Mission: Anticipating and Solving the Nation’s Cybersecurity Challenges


CERT Division at a Glance

Software Engineering Institute

We were there for the first internet security incident and we’re still here more than 25 years later. Only now, we’ve expanded our expertise from incident response to a comprehensive, proactive approach to securing networked systems. The CERT Division is part of the Software Engineering Institute, which is based at Carnegie Mellon University. We are the world’s leading trusted authority dedicated to improving the security and resilience of computer systems and networks and are a national asset in the field of cybersecurity.

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  • FloCon 2017
    The FloCon network security conference provides a forum for large-scale network flow analytics.
    Conferences - 01/09/2017



Establishing Trust in the Wireless Emergency Alerts Service

Becoming a CISO: Formal and Informal Requirements

In this podcast, Darrell Keeling, Vice President of Information Security and HIPAA Security Officer at Parkview Health, discusses the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to become a CISO in today’s fast-paced cybersecurity field. Podcast - 10/19/2016
Establishing Trust in the Wireless Emergency Alerts Service

Global Value Chain – An Expanded View of the ICT Supply Chain

In this podcast, Edna Conway and John Haller discuss the global value chain for organizations and critical infrastructures and how this expanded view can be used to improve ICT supply chain management, including risks to the supply chain. Podcast - 07/18/2016
Establishing Trust in the Wireless Emergency Alerts Service

Intelligence Preparation for Operational Resilience

In this podcast, Douglas Gray, a member of the CERT Cyber Risk Management team, discusses how to operationalize intelligence products to build operational resilience of organizational assets and services using IPOR. Podcast - 06/21/2016