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Núcleo de Informação e Coordenação do Ponto BR

About CERT.br

CERT.br is the Brazilian National Computer Emergency Response Team, maintained by NIC.br -- the executive branch of the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee. The team provides incident analysis and coordination services for any network that uses Internet Resources allocated by NIC.br, namely IP addresses or Autonomous Systems allocated to Brazil, and domains under the ccTLD .br.

CERT.br is a National CSIRT of Last Resort, this means the team is a National CSIRT that:

CERT.br will always try to coordinated with more specific Brazilian CSIRTs and Security Teams. If none is available, it will do its best to locate the Autonomous System Responsible party.

Besides doing Incident Handling activities, CERT.br also works to increase security awareness in our community, maintains an early warning project with the goal of identifying new trends and correlating security events, as well as alerting Brazilian networks involved in malicious activities. CERT.br also helps new Computer Security Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs) to establish their activities in the Country.

These activities have the strategic goal of increasing the level of security and incident handling capacity of the networks connected to the Internet in Brazil.

The activities performed by CERT.br are in accordance to the CGI.br attributions, as defined in the Presidential Decree 4829, from 2003:

This activities are also in accordance to the NIC.br objectives, according to is Statute:

Main Activities

Incident Handling
Training and Awareness
Network Monitoring and Trend Analysis

CERT.br RFC 2350 (BCP 21)

A complete description, according to RFC 2350, of CERT.br contact information, charter, policies and services, can be found at:

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