erier2003 writes: Amid a torrent of cyberattacks and seemingly endless data breaches, the U.S. Computer Emergency Response Team, the government's premier cybersecurity monitoring unit, has never been busier. In an interview with the Daily Dot, US-CERT Director Ann Barron-DiCamillo described its structure, its incident-response activities, and its partnerships with frequently targeted industries like the financial sector. She also discussed the evolution of cyber threats over the past decade, as determined hackers have shifted focus from brute-force network penetrations to savvier, more indirect attacks.
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