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Computer Emergency Response Team for the EU institutions, bodies and agencies (CERT-EU)

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Overview

  • Role: Helps make the ICT infrastructure of all EU institutions, bodies and agencies more secure
  • Head: Saâd Kadhi
  • Partners (if applicable): CERTs in EU and non-EU countries, international organisations and fora, specialised IT security companies
  • Established in: 2011
  • Number of staff: 45
  • Location: Brussels
  • Website:CERT-EU

What it does

CERT-EU comprises a team of IT security experts from the EU institutions and bodies. It collects, manages, analyses and shares information with EU institutions, bodies and agencies on threats, vulnerabilities and incidents related to unclassified ICT infrastructure. It also coordinates responses to incidents at inter-institutional and institutional level, for example, providing or coordinating the provision of specialised operational assistance.

Who benefits?

The EU’s institutions, bodies and agencies benefit from CERT-EU’s work. CERT-EU offers various specific services aimed at preventing, detecting, mitigating and responding to cyberattacks. It supports all the EU institutions, bodies and agencies by sharing information on threats and vulnerabilities that may affect their ICT infrastructure and by providing protective or remedial measures.

CERT-EU’s cooperates with national CERTs (in both EU and non-EU countries) and international partners, which helps improve the level of information exchange in the EU and beyond.

Further information

CERT-EU memos and briefs

CERT-EU Big Screen Map

Latest cybersecurity news

Contact

Name
Computer Emergency Response Team for the EU institutions, bodies and agencies
Website
https://cert.europa.eu/cert/plainedition/en/cert_about.html
Email
Phone number
+32 (0) 2 299 00 05
Postal address
Rue de la Loi 107, 1000 Bruxelles/Brussel, Belgium
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