First center for alert and reaction to computer attacks:
Created in 1999 by a consortium of French and multinational companies, the Cert-IST (Computer Emergency Response Team - Industry, Services and Tertiary) is the first center for alert and reaction to computer attacks dedicated to companies.
Member of FIRST since 1999, Cert-IST cooperates with its peers around the world:
The Cert-IST is recognized by its peers at national and international levels. It is a member of FIRST
, and actively collaborates with others CERTs, in France, Europe and worldwide.
Cert-IST vulnerability knowledge base uses the CVE and CVSS international standards. Cert-IST was also a key participant of the EISPP European project, to define a common format for security advisories.
It provides services for risk prevention and incident handling:
Cert-IST provides to its members, measures for risk prevention and incident handling:
- threats monitoring
- vulnerabilities monitoring
- SCADA monitoring
- media watch
- incident handling
- Botnet Vigilance,
An independent and responsible trustee partner:
Cert-IST associative mode guarantees its independence towards editors. It works for the community by sharing resources and experience. Cert-IST perenniality is ensured by its members. The member confidence in the Cert-IST is strenghtened daily by:
- The truthfulness and the exhaustive character of the information released
- The confidentiality of private information always demonstrated
- The guarantee of objectivity
- The activity perenniality