26th Annual FIRST Conference | Boston, MA

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FIRST Updates

  • Wed, 16 Jul 2014
  • 2014 Episode 8: Live from FIRST2014 – “Using Anthropology to Study Security Incident Response” (15:07 +0100)

    Join the interview in progress featuring Raj Rajagopalan, Senior Principal Research Scientist at Honeywell; Simon Ou, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Kansas State University; and Dan Moor, Technical Lead, Digital Investigation Services at HP. Listen to the trio discuss the study, how they came up with the idea, and the importance of their findings in this ongoing study. The three presented their findings on June 25th at the 2014 FIRST Conference in Boston.

  • Fri, 27 Jun 2014
  • 2014 Episode 7: Live from FIRST2014 – Holly Stewart, Microsoft (16:37 +0100)

    Join our interview in progress featuring Holly Stewart, Senior Program Manager at the MMPC. Recorded live from the 26th Annual FIRST Conference in Boston, MA. Holly presented on Wednesday, June 25th on the “MMPC’s Coordinated Malware Eradication.”

  • Thu, 26 Jun 2014
  • 2014 Episode 6: Live from FIRST2014 – Eugene Spafford (15:18 +0100)

    Join our interview in progress, live from the 26th Annual FIRST Conference in Boston, MA. Chris and Martin spend some quality time with the renowned Eugene Spafford of Purdue University.

  • Tue, 17 Jun 2014
  • 2014 Episode 5: “Pass-the-Hash” – Tim Slaybaugh, Forensic/Malware Analyst, Northrup Grumman (16:36 +0100)

    Join our interview in progress featuring Tim Slaybaugh, Forensic/Malware Analyst at Northrup Grumman as he gives us some insight into his presentation, “Pass-the-Hash: Gaining Root Access to Your Network” at the 26th Annual FIRST Conference. Tim has presented at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and often speaks at national and international conferences on current topics in computer forensic analysis. Tim presents on June 24th 10-11:00 in the Terrace Ballroom at the Boston Park Plaza.

  • Thu, 05 Jun 2014
  • 2014 Episode 4: Art Manion, Member of the Vulnerability & Analysis Team, CERT/CC – SEI (14:27 +0100)

    Join our interview in progress featuring Art Manion of CERT/CC. Art discusses his research findings, the trend of bug bounties, responsible disclosure and where he sees vulnerability markets going in the next 12-months. Art is a member of the vulnerability & analysis team at CERT where he analyzes, coordinates, and discloses vulnerabilities. He presents, “A Survey of Vulnerability Markets,” Thursday, June 26th at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.

  • Thu, 29 May 2014
  • 2014 Episode 3: Ken van Wyk, FIRST Steering Committee & 2014 Conference Liaison (20:21 +0100)

    Join our interview in progress featuring FIRST Steering Committee member and 2014 Conference Liaison, Ken van Wyk. Learn some fun facts about FIRST firsts and the importance of this year’s theme to reflect on our past in order to move forward. Ken is an internationally recognized information security expert, author and one of the founders of the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT). He has also served as Chairman of FIRST.Org.

  • Tue, 20 May 2014
  • 2014 Episode 2: Seth Hanford, Manager, Threat Research Analysis and Communications, Cisco (12:59 +0100)

    Do you use CVSS; are you new to CVSS? Chris chats with Seth Hanford, Manager of Cisco’s Threat Research Analysis and Communications about the rollout of CVSS v3, the lessons learned and improvements made since the release of v2 and what to expect at the conference. The Common Vulnerability Scoring System assists incident responders through standard characteristic classification and severity scoring for software vulnerabilities. Seth presents on Monday, June 23rd at 11:00-12:00 in the Imperial Ballroom.

  • Mon, 12 May 2014
  • 2014 Episode 1: Getting Back to the Roots…Jeff Boerio, 2014 Program Chair, FIRST.Org (11:44 +0100)

    Welcome back! Martin and Chris kick off our 2014 podcast series with this year’s Program Chair, Jeff Boerio of Intel. Gain insight into the program planning process, the roles and responsibilities of the program committee and find out what’s in store for attendees this June. Jeff is a Senior Information Security Specialist at Intel and has been a long-time supporter of FIRST. He has volunteered his time year-after-year as a member of the program committee and finally stepped up the challenge as chair for 2014.

  • Fri, 11 Apr 2014
  • New Gold Sponsors – Lookingglass & CyberSponse (21:53 +0100)

    FIRST would like to welcome two new sponsors to the 2014 Sponsorship Team: Lookingglass (www.lgscout.com) and CyberSponse (www.cybersponse.com). Both organizations are joining us at the Gold level and will be exhibiting during conference week.

  • Wed, 09 Apr 2014
  • Sponsor Update: Welcome Adobe and Co3 Systems! (22:29 +0100)

    FIRST would like to welcome back Adobe to the FIRST 2014 Sponsorship Team. Adobe has been a sponsor of FIRST since 2010 Miami. New to the team for 2014 is Co3 Systems with a Banquet sponsorship. This is their first time sponsoring at the annual conference.