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Computer Emergency Response Team

  • By: Heidi Marie Brush
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

The Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) was formed in 1988 at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. CERT issues warnings to governmental agencies and the public at large about viruses and security threats. CERT ...

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