Mission statement

The main goal of PIONIER-CERT (former: POL34-CERT) is to provide a sufficient quality of response to all security incidents involving computers connected to PIONIER. Therefore such a statement covers two possible cases: the first one with a site connected to PIONIER as a victim of abuse and the second with a site connected to PIONIER as an actual source of abuse. PIONIER-CERT is to be an authoritative representative of PIONIER site in both cases.

The main practical goals of PIONIER-CERT are to provide: adequate technical support while handling security incidents and recovering from their consequences,

  • a complex co-ordination of all responses to an incident with special emphasis on exchanging information between various interested parties,
  • valuable educational materials aimed at increasing the awareness of security as well as improving the overall knowledge of security techniques among the members of the constituency.


The declared Constituency of PIONIER CERT (former: POL34-CERT) contains those systems connected to PIONIER. It refers to the following Internet domains and/or IP address ranges:
AS13293, AS8501 PIONIER
AS8286 Academic Metropolitan Area Network, Szczecin
AS8267, AS8323 CYFRONET AGH, Academic Computer Centre Cracow
AS12324, AS12346 LUBMAN, Lublin
AS8256 Metropolitan Area Network LODMAN
AS8865 Metropolitan Area Network, Bialystok
AS12423 Nicholas Copernicus Univeristy, Torun
AS15798 OLMAN Metropolitan Area Network
AS15373 Politechnika Czestochowska
AS9112, AS8364 Poznan Supercomputing And Networking Center, POZMAN
AS9103, AS13065 Technical University of Zielona Gora
AS8326, AS12618 University of Technology and Agriculture in Bydgoszcz
AS8970, AS15851 WASK – Wroclawska Akademicka Siec Komputerowa