Overview:CERT is the cyber security management division of the Software Engineering Institute that is focused on improving the security and resilience of computer systems and networks. It is focused on areas such as data collection and mining, statistics and trend analysis, computer and network security, incident management, insider threat, software assurance, and more. The CERT Division works closely with the Department of Homeland Security. It provides exercises, courses, and systems that were designed, implemented, and delivered to DHS and its customers as part of the SEI's mission to transition SEI capabilities to the public and private sectors and improve the practice of cybersecurity. CERT is in partnership with government, industry, law enforcement, and academia personnel to develop advanced methods and technologies to counter large-scale, sophisticated cyber threats. CERT was founded in 1988 and is based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.