Textbook Key

F: Foundations of Information Privacy and Data Protection

US: U.S. Private-sector Privacy

C: Canadian Privacy

E: European Privacy

G: U.S. Government Privacy

IT: Privacy in Information Technology

M: Privacy Program Management

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A partnership between the Department of Homeland Security and the public and private sectors intended to coordinate the response to security threats from the Internet. As such, it releases information about current security issues, vulnerabilities and exploits via the National Cyber Alert System and works with software vendors to create patches for security vulnerabilities.

Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: G7, 49; M113

Acronym(s): US-CERT

Associated term(s): U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team