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FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions About The CERT.br Courses

Table of Contents

  1. Why CERT.br has licensed the CERT® Division courses?
  2. What is a CSIRT?
  3. The classes will be online or face-to-face?
  4. Who will issue the course certificate?
  5. The courses delivered in Brazil are the same as those devilered in the US by CERT® Division?
  6. The certificates given to those who attend to the course delivered by CERT.br will have the same recognition of those given to people that attended to the courses held at SEISM?
  7. What is a Software Engineering Institute Partner?
  8. How long does a course take?
  9. Which is the limit of attendees per class?
  10. The courses will be delivered in English or Portuguese?
  11. What is CERT®?
  12. How to know when a course will be delivered?

FAQ

  1. Why CERT.br has licensed the CERT® Division courses?

    The CERT Coordination Center® (CERT®/CC) was the first CSIRT to be established, has over 30 years of experience in the incident handling area and is internationally recognized by the excelence of its work.

    The CERT® Division course's materials are of high quality and developed based on the CERT®/CC experience in incident handling. Besides this, the documents and materials developed by CERT® Division are an international reference and have been used by CSIRTs around the world to develop an increase their eficiency and incident response capability.

    By licensing the CERT® Division courses CERT.br -- with the sponsorship of the Brazilian Internet Steering Committee -- is bringing to Brazil the state-of-art in computer security incident response training.


  2. What is a CSIRT?

    Information about what a CSIRT is and which services it provides can be found at the CSIRT FAQ.


  3. The classes will be online or face-to-face?

    The classes will be all face-to-face and will follow the material and the didactics developed by CERT® Division.


  4. Who will issue the course certificate?

    The certificates of the courses delivered by a Software Engineering Institute Partner, as CERT.br, are issued by the Partner itself, but have the same validity of those issued by Carnegie Mellon® University.


  5. The courses delivered in Brazil are the same as those devilered in the US by CERT® Division?

    Yes, the material of the courses to be delivered in Brazil by CERT.br is the same used by CERT® Division in the courses delivered in the US.


  6. The certificates given to those who attend to the course delivered by CERT.br will have the same recognition of those given to people that attended to the courses held at SEISM?

    Yes. As CERT.br is a Software Engineering Institute Partner the certificates granted to those who attend the courses in Brazil will have the same recognition of those who attend a course at SEISM facilities in the US.


  7. What is a Software Engineering Institute Partner?

    To facilitate the adoption of new technologies the Software Engineering Institute, of Carnegie Mellon® University, licenses specific SEISM technologies -- typically training courses or assessment services -- to organizations that they call Partners.


  8. How long does a course take?

    The courses licensed by CERT.br can last 1 or 5 days each.

    Please check in each course page for its lenght.


  9. Which is the limit of attendees per class?

    The number of attendees will be limited to 20 or 25 people, depending on the course.


  10. The courses will be delivered in English or Portuguese?

    The courses will be delivered in Portuguese, but the material will be in English.


  11. What is CERT®?

    CERT® is a center of Internet security expertise, located at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI), a federally funded research and development center operated by Carnegie Mellon® University.

    The CERT Coordination Center® (CERT®/CC) was created in 1988, as the first CSIRT established in the world. The Internet growth and the increasing sophistication of intruders created additional needs. To address these needs, the CERT®/CC became part of the larger CERT® Division.


  12. How to know when a course will be delivered?

    Information regarding dates and registration will be available at:


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