Governmental CERT (GovCERT.CZ) is accredited member of Terena-Trusted Introducer since 21st August, 2014 (the whole list here). Accredited membership follows on the previous conditions of 19th November 2013.

Trusted Introducer association (TI) operates within the framework of the European organization TERENA and gathers European security teams from governmental, national or commercial sector (eg. banks, internet service providers, hardware producers and others) and universities.

The following teams from the Czech Republic are registered or accredited members of the TI: Governmental GovCERT.CZ, National CSIRT.CZ, ACTIVE24-CSIRT, CASABLANCA.CZ-CSIRT, CDT-CERT, CESNET-CERTS, CSIRT-MU, CSIRT-VUT, CZ.NIC-CSIRT, DIAL-CERT, CERT, SEZNAM.CZ-CSIRT (updated list can be found here)

Enlistment of the GovCERT.CZ among the accredited TI teams represents a further step towards closer cooperation with world class CERT or CSIRT security teams infrastructure and increases team´s prestige in the international environment. This is a paid type of membership, which allows, inter alia, access to a wide range of information and contacts within the European partner countries, for example:

  • access on closed TF-CSIRT meeting
  • access to the internal section of TI
  • closed and encrypted mailing list
  • out-of-band Alerting in case of large global problem
  • forum
  • et al.

The operator of the governmental security team GovCERT.CZ is the National Security Authority of the Czech Republic (NSA CZ) through its organizational unit National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). NCSC´s role is to coordinate cooperation at national and international level by preventing and resolving incidents and cyber-attacks.