CSIRT.UMINHO’s mission is to contribute to the cyber-security effort of the academic community linked to UMinho’s network, through preventive and reactive actions, as well as in promoting a culture of security.

In this sense:

  • Coordinates the response to computer security incidents in the context of UMinho’s academic community;
  • Provides support to users of UMinho’s computer systems in solving security incidents, advising procedures, analyzing artifacts and coordinating actions with all involved entities;
  • Gathers and disseminates information related to security vulnerabilities and produces recommendations regarding potential risks and malicious activities in progress, in order to create a security awareness among users of computer systems;