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The Computer Emergency Response Team for
the EU institutions, bodies and agencies

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Mastering DDoS defence

We have just released an updated version of our DDoS whitepaper. This comprehensive resource offers in-depth analysis, expert recommendations, real-world case studies, and step-by-step response strategies to help you understand and defend against DDoS attacks.

Sigma Unleashed: A Realistic Implementation

On the occasion of the 36th annual FIRST conference, we are excited to announce the release of droid, a tool designed to enhance management of detection rules by taking advantage of Sigma

Who we are

Born in 2011, CERT-EU is an inter-institutional service provider administratively hosted in the European Commission. As the Computer Security Incident Response Team of all the EU institutions, bodies and agencies, our mission is to contribute to the security of their ICT infrastructure by helping them to prevent, detect, mitigate and respond to cyber attacks.

We also act as the cybersecurity information exchange and incident response coordination hub for all the Union’s institutions, bodies and agencies.

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We are a world-renowned cybersecurity entity, working tirelessly to protect the data and systems of our constituents. We have been steadily expanding our cybersecurity operations over the years and currently serve and defend more than 80 entities that are key to the functioning of the EU across the continent and beyond. From our base in Brussels, we work with a range of peers, partners and researchers from all over the world to ensure we maintain our technological edge and have access to the best-in-class expertise.

Our people are a mix of technical and non-technical experts - diverse, talented, and all of them passionate.

At CERT-EU, we offer a very dynamic and multicultural workplace, with a range of career opportunities for seasoned professionals, recent graduates or students alike. With us, you’ll find an environment designed to encourage open minds and attitudes, and a truly collaborative and supportive atmosphere.

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We regularly publish security advisories, security guidance documents as well as threat intelligence products

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