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

  • Wed, 24 Aug 2016
  • TLP SIG announces consolidated FIRST TLP version 1.0 (20:36 +0100)

    In regular use by all types of CSIRTs, operational trust communities, information sharing analysis organizations, government agencies, and private researchers, TLP has achieved "de facto" international standard status.

  • Thu, 30 Jun 2016
  • 28th Annual FIRST Conference in Seoul (16:41 +0100)

    The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), a recognized global leader in incident response has successfully finished its 28th Annual Conference, which takes place this June (12th – 18th) in Seoul, South Korea. Co-hosted by the MSIP (Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning), KISA (Korea Internet Security Agency) and KrCERT/CC, the conference was held at Conrad Seoul.


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