Computer Emergency Response Team

(pronounced: sert)

A U.S. computer security organization based at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University, it collects and distributes information on computer security incidents and software problems related to publicly used networks, such as the Internet. For example, CERT may warn companies of security problems or flaws in the way PCs and servers talk to each other across the Internet.

See also : ISN  
NetLingo Classification: Net Organization