CERT namesake stands up in Sri Lanka

Tuesday - 12/14/2010, 8:30am EST

You've heard of US-CERT. Now there's Sri Lanka's CERT.

The Sri Lanka Information Communication Technology Agency has launched a national Computer Emergency Response Team to act as the focal point for Cyber security for the nation.

ColomboPage.com reports the public in Sri Lanka can now report any cyber attacks to their National CERT. It will act as a trusted source of advice and expertise about threats and vulnerabilities affecting computer systems and networks, and how to respond.

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