Annual Conferences

Annual FIRST Conference on Computer Security Incident Handling

The annual conference is a 4-5 day global event that focuses on the issues of incident response and security teams and brings together incident response and security professionals from around the world who share their experiences and expertise. The conference is organized and hosted by FIRST with support from a local/regional team. Security professionals in all areas will find the interaction with incident response teams educational. The presentations are made by a mix of international speakers and includes invited speakers and keynotes from outside the FIRST membership for timely and focused related subjects and experiencess. Topics are international in scope and include the latest in incident response and prevention, vulnerability analysis, computer. security, management and policy issues. All conference sessions are open to both members and non-members and are not hands on focused. The conference is draws industry sponsorships and also attended by a cross section of operational/technical through management from the incident response community.

FIRST Annual Conference news

  • Wed, 20 May 2015
  • 2015 Episode 1: 2015 Program Chair, Robert Floodeen & Conference Liaison/Board Member, Derrick Scholl (17:42 +0100)

    Kicking it off with key 2015 players – Conference Liaison and Board Member, Derrick Scholl and 2015 Program Chair, Rob Floodeen. Gain insight on the creative process behind assembling and identifying conference content and the challenges of chairing a FIRST conference. Learn about our local hosts, events, and what to expect this June. *Please note that since the recording, there have been several program and keynote changes. For the latest program agenda, please be sure to view https://www.first.org/conference/2015/program.


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