Global Initiatives

FIRST is the only worldwide global CSIRT forum and our members are the top experts from across the field from all over the world. With its global scope and its heterogeneous character, FIRST supports and collaborates existing initiatives to outreach to our global CSIRT members.

FIRST as an global umbrella organization bringing together a wide variety of collaborative and cooperative approaches of the multiple disciplines involved in computer and network security incident response.

Special Interest Groups [SIGs] which provide opportunities for members of the incident response community to discuss topics of common interest.

FIRST also has other outreach and partnership efforts including:


What's new in Global Initiatives

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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!


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