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The U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (U.S. CERT) was developed in 2003 to protect the country’s internet infrastructure and continues to play a vital role in keeping the public sector’s data secured 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Working in collaboration with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and other private and public sectors, they strive to make the Internet safe for the entire nation.
U.S. CERT coordinates with other security agencies to promote faster data sharing and emergency situation reporting as well as to reduce the risk of possible cyber threats. Other functions of the agency include: