Federal Information Security Incident Center
FISMA codified a federal information security center, which is implemented in the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT). U.S.-CERT is called upon to provide timely technical assistance regarding security incidents; compile and analyze security incident information; inform federal agency information system operators about current and potential threats, and consult with NIST and others regarding information security incidents.
Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: G76
Associated term(s): U.S.-CERT, NIST
Associated law(s): FISMA