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ISBN: 9781285867168
Chapter 14, Problem 2RQ
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What is US-CERT and what does it do?

Program Plan Intro

Information system:

  • An information system is a system which provides the necessary information to an organization to achieve the goals.
  • It monitors the transactions details, provides the required information to decision makers and provides necessary documents to the customers.
  • The main components in the information system are people, data, procedures, hardware, and software.
  • The main function of information system is to accept and process the input data, and then store the retrieved information and distribute it across the organization.

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US-CERT:

  • US-CERT is defined as United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team.
  • It is the part of Department of Homeland Security.

Use of US-CERT:

  • It leads U.S...

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