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The University of Oslo Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT)

UiO-CERT (established 2005-05-01) is the Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) for the University of Oslo, Norway.

Read more about incident response and our constituency.

Our list of services

Proactive services

  • Sending out announcements and vulnerability bulletins
  • Technology watch
  • Vulnerability watch
  • Log parsing and analysis
  • Other security related matters, independent of product and platform
  • Training; internally and for cooperating partners


Reactive services

  • Incident handling: on site, or support and coordination of incident handling, hereunder
  • Determining whether or not there has occured a security incident (triage)
  • Determining the extent of the incident (triage)
  • Incident classification
  • Determining incident cause
  • Administering contact with involved parties and organizations and law enforcement
  • Conducting investigations
  • Gathering evidence for police investigations
  • Administer restorarion of services
  • Writing incident reports
  • Announce necessary details to involved parties, included end users
  • Prepare press information, if this is relevant
  • Sharing information about malware or security beaches to the appropriate parties if this is relevant
  • Vulnerability handling: analysis, response and coordination
  • Artifact handling: Analysis, response and coordination


Contact UiO-CERT to report a security incident or for other security related matters