The National CERT.hr is a department within the Croatian Academic and Research Network (CARNET). CERT.hr is a national body tasked with the prevention of cyber threats and the protection of public information systems in the Republic of Croatia. The department’s main tasks involve handling computer security incidents to protect information systems in Croatia.
CERT.gr cooperates with nationally relevant bodies and participates in the activities of other public bodies founded based on the National Cyber Security Strategy: Operational and Technical Cyber Security Coordination Group. In addition to monitoring the implementation of the Strategy and its Action Plan, these inter-ministerial bodies are entrusted with certain tasks related to management in cyber crises.
CERT.hr is a member of:
- The CSIRT Network – a network composed of EU Member States’ appointed CSIRTs and CERT-EU which was established through Article 12 of the NIS Directive to contribute to developing confidence and trust between the Member States and to promote swift and effective operational cooperation.
- FIRST (Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams) – an international confederation of CSIRTs across the world that are working together to resolve computer security incidents and promote prevention programs.
- TF-CSIRT (Task Force CSIRT) – a working group that promotes cooperation and coordination between CSIRTs in Europe and neighbouring regions while establishing links with relevant organisations globally and in other regions.
- TI (Trusted Introducer) is a program that represents a reliable backbone of team infrastructure services and maintains a list of known, accredited, and certified teams according to their demonstrated and verified level of maturity. It is one of the three elements that form the core of the TF-CSIRT portfolio in addition to Working Group Meetings and TRANSITS. CERT.hr has been an accredited member since 2010.