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Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT)

The CERT or IT security team of the University of Bonn is responsible for incidents that are security relevant for the IT of the University of Bonn

The CERT team is comprised of members of the network department of the HRZ. Measures are taken in coordination with the IT security officer, the data protection officer and further departments of the University of Bonn.

The aim is to protect the IT infrastructure of the University of Bonn against attacks from the outside or against (negligent) illegal usage.

The CERT team takes action to address the following issues:

  • Handling of security incidents
  • Fast response to incidents (e.g. hacker attacks, phishing attempts etc.)
  • Management of acute emergencies through blocking of computers or Uni-IDs
  • Cooperation with the DFN-Cert
  • Cooperation and communication with the IT administrators of the departments of the University of Bonn

Possible security incidents please report to:

sicherheitsteam@uni-bonn.de

 

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