FIRST Vision and Mission Statement

Vision

FIRST is a premier organization and recognized global leader in incident response. Membership in FIRST enables incident response teams to more effectively respond to security incidents by providing access to best practices, tools, and trusted communication with member teams.

Mission Statement

FIRST is an international confederation of trusted computer incident response teams who cooperatively handle computer security incidents and promote incident prevention programs.

Originally adopted by the FIRST Steering Committee, 11 January 1995.

Amended during the FIRST Annual General Meeting, 26 June 1997.

Re-drafted by the FIRST Steering Committee, March 2003, and approved by the FIRST Annual General Meeting, 26 June 2003.