27th Annual FIRST Conference

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FIRST Updates

  • Thu, 09 Jun 2016
  • 2016 Episode 7: A Global Perspective on Voluntary vs. Mandatory Information Sharing with Stuart Murdoch, Founder and CEO at Surevine (12:09 +0100)

    Join the interview in progress! Stuart Murdoch and Chris John Riley tackle the messy subject of breach disclosures and how different companies and countries are handling the information sharing process. Does mandating this type of information sharing actually reduce the amount of information being shared? What are the platforms/infrastructure available? Stuart is Founder and CEO of Surevine, an SME specializing in smart and secure collaboration technology. Surevine is the official sponsor of the Ice Breaker Reception at the 28th Annual FIRST Conference in Seoul, South Korea. Meet Surevine on Sunday evening, June 12th and then again Tuesday, June 14th-16th at FIRSTCON16.

  • 2016 Episode 6: How to Discover Cyber Security Talents – Moataz Salah of CyberTalents (12:08 +0100)

    Join the interview in progress! Founder of Bluekaizen (a company focused on cyber security education), Moataz joins Chris Jon Riley to discuss the global issue facing organizations today – identifying and hiring skilled cyber security professionals. Moataz presents his full presentation on Wednesday, June 15th @ 16:00-16:30 at the 28th Annual FIRST Conference in Seoul, South Korea.

  • 2016 Episode 5: Decade of Change: Tom Cignarella & David Lenoe from Adobe (12:07 +0100)

    Join the interview in progress! Tom and Dave give insights on their upcoming presentation focusing on the lessons learned along the way at Adobe and the landscape to come. Tom and Dave present on Tuesday, June 14th @ 13:00-14:30 at the 28th Annual FIRST Conference in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Thu, 02 Jun 2016
  • 2016 Episode 4: Does It Pay to be Cyber-Insured? Featuring Marie Moe (SINTEF) and Eireann Leverett (Concinnity Risks) (15:23 +0100)

    Join the interview in progress! While cyber-insurance isn’t necessarily anything new, it has emerged as a hot topic amongst the C-suite and those in charge of mitigating corporate risk in recent years. Marie and Eireann discuss their thoughts and research on the area of cyber-insurance, real-life cases, and why CERTs should be collaborating with insurance companies. Join Marie and Eireann for their full presentation at FIRST 2016 Seoul on Tuesday, June 14th at 15:00.

  • Thu, 26 May 2016
  • 2016 Episode 3: An Interview with Jason Jones from Arbor Networks (14:40 +0100)

    Join the interview in progress! This week’s podcast features Jason Jones, Senior Security Researcher for Arbor Networks’ ASERT team. Jason talks a little bit about his current research at Arbor that focuses on issues in South Korea as well as his upcoming presentation at FIRST 2016, “Tasty Malware Analysis with T.A.C.O.: Bringing Cuckoo Metadata into IDA Pro.” Jason presents on Monday, June 13th at 17:00.

  • Wed, 18 May 2016
  • 2016 Episode 2: Art Manion and Chris King, CERT/CC | Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure for Vendors (22:13 +0100)

    Join the interview in progress! Art and Chris discuss their upcoming tutorial session at FIRST 2016, “Coordinate Vulnerability Disclosure for Vendors.” Their upcoming session is aimed to help vendors, providers, and CSIRTs grow their capability to handle vulnerability reports from external researchers. Art and Chris are both members of the Vulnerability Analysis Team at CERT/CC. Check their session on Monday, June 13 at 13:00 at the 28th Annual FIRST Conference.

  • Tue, 17 May 2016
  • South Korea’s Adviser in Cyber Security to open 28th Annual FIRST Conference in Seoul (19:00 +0100)

    The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), a recognized global leader in incident response, has announced the line-up for its 28th Annual Conference, which takes place this June (12th – 18th) in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Tue, 10 May 2016
  • 2016 Episode 1: Koichiro ‘Sparky’ Komiyama, Conference Liaison 2016 (17:37 +0100)

    Join the interview in progress! FIRST’s podcast duo of Martin McKeay and Chris John Riley sit down with Sparky Komiyama (JPCERT/CC) and talk about his role as conference liaison, some hints on the annual banquet dinner, and what to expect in Seoul. Gain insights in to the upcoming conference program, keynotes, and some presentations that Sparky is looking forward to hearing at the 28th Annual FIRST Conference, June 12-17, 2016 in Seoul, South Korea.

  • Wed, 04 May 2016
  • FIRST room block at the Conrad Seoul has reached capacity (19:44 +0100)

    If you would still like to stay on property, please send an email to first-2016@first.org with your name, arrival date, departure date, and Hilton Honors # (if applicable). The hotel will do their best to offer their next best available rate to our participants.

  • Wed, 06 Apr 2016
  • The Program for the 2016 conference is now live (18:07 +0100)

    Register today - early bird rates in effect until April 11th!