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Send secure information to DKCERT
The DKCERT official PGP key may be fetched at:
http://pgp.surfnet.nl:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x79D294CE  DKCERT public PGP key

Telephone - Hotline
+45 35 88 82 55 - on weekdays between 9 am and 4 pm (friday 2 pm) (CET).

DTU, Asmussens Alle building 305
DK-2800 Kgs. Lyngby

RFC 2350
Description of DKCERT according to RFC 2350  

Carnegie Mellon University Certificate:
Authorized to use CERT(TM) - CERT is a mark owned by Carnegie Mellon University


DKCERT (Danish Computer Security Incident Response Team) handles security incidents on Forskningsnettet, the National Research and Education Network (NREN) in Denmark.

Mission Statement
The mission of DKCERT is to create an increased focus on IT security within the area of research and education by gathering and creating current, relevant and useful knowledge. This knowledge enables DKCERT to publish warnings and other information about potential risks and emerging security incidents to its constituency.

DKCERT is a member of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), an international organization with more than 270 members worldwide.
Read more about FIRST  Read more about FIRST ...

CERTŪ Division  CERTŪ Division
FIRST, Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams  Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams
Trusted Introducer  Trusted Introducer


Security incidents related to Forskningsnettet
DKCERT may be contacted by e-mail. Notifications regarding security incidents may be given via a special notification form. Personal assistance is provided on telephone number +45 35 88 82 55 on all weekdays between 8 am and 4 pm (Friday 2 pm) (CET).

DKCERT analyses notifications from persons who have been exposed to security incidents related to Forskningsnettet, proposes solutions to the problems and warns others who might be potential targets for similar incidents. This is done with due respect to the wish of the parties involved for anonymity and confidentiality.

DKCERT co-ordinates information between the parties involved and other organizations, such as foreign response teams and the police.
DKCERT has an advisory role and has no authority to order or instruct somebody to perform a certain task.

Upon request DKCERT can act as an intermediary of information between different parties wishing to remain anonymous. Confidential communication between different national and international parties can be established to facilitate handling of information about incidents and vulnerability.

DKCERT provides advice regarding potential security risks and offers assistance regarding analysis of log files, for instance, to identify the method of attack.

Precautionary measures
DKCERT publishes information about security topics on this website regularly. Among other things the articles contain information regarding security vulnerability in software and networking as well as precautionary measures relating to security incidents.