|Has a national or governmental CERT been established?||Yes||The establishment of a National CERT has been laid down in the framework of the Directive 2009/140/EC transposition (Legislative Decree n.70, 2012) At present the state of play is the following: -CERT-SPC, established in 2004 . -Governmental CERT, Costituency: Central Public Administration (http://www.cert-spc.it) Other CERTs: -CERT-Difesa: Computer Emergency Response Team of the Ministry of Defense, costituency: military (http://www.difesa.it/SMD/Staff/Reparti/II-reparto/CERT/Pagine/default.aspx) -GARR-CERT: Academic and Research Network -Computer Emergency Response Team, constituency: Italian Research & Education Network (NREN) (http://www.cert.garr.it/index-en.html)|
|Is the CERT fully operational?||Yes||The National CERT is operational. It had been delayed and subject to revision following the coming into force of law n. 134/2012.|
|Does the CERT participate in international CERT communities/initiatives?||Yes||CERT-SPC and CERT-Difesa participated in international activities through the coordination of the Ministry of Economic Development (Istituto Superiore delle Comunicazioni e delle Tecnologie dell’Informazione: -CERT DIFESA: NATO "Cyber Coalition 2010", source NATO (http://www.nato.int/cps/en/SID-70CABE49-11886860/natolive/news_69805.htm) -CERT DIFESA and CERT-SPC: First Pan-European exercise on CIIP, “Cyber Europe 2010”, source ENISA (http://www.enisa.europa.eu/activities/Resilience-and-CIIP/cyber-crisis-cooperation/cyber-europe/ce2010) -CERT DIFESA: first EU-US Cyber Atlantic 2011 exercise, source ENISA (http://www.enisa.europa.eu/media/press-releases/first-joint-eu-us-cyber-security-exercise-conducted-today-3rd-nov.-2011)|
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