36th ANNUAL FIRST CONFERENCE
FIRST is an international confederation of trusted computer incident response teams who cooperatively handle computer security incidents and promote incident prevention programs.
Established in 1990, the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams, Inc. (FIRST) is an international non-profit association of Computer Security and Incident Response Teams (CSIRTs), Product Security and Incident Response Teams (PSIRTs), and independent security researchers from the public, private, and academic sectors.
FIRST aims to foster cooperation and coordination in incident prevention, to stimulate rapid reaction to incidents, and to promote information sharing between members and the community at large. Membership comprises of over 600 teams with representation from over 100 nations.
Named one of the Top 19 Information Security Conferences of 2020 by TripWire, the FIRST annual conference promotes worldwide coordination and cooperation among computer security and incident response teams.
The conference provides a forum for sharing goals, ideas, and information on how to improve computer security on a global scale. This yearʼs annual conference will be held June 9-14, 2024 Fukuoka, Japan with a virtual option.
FIRST is a front-line enabler in the global response community, providing access to the best practices, tools, and trusted communication. Join us in Fukuoka!
Submissions will be accepted up to November 30, 2023 at UTC 19:00.
Program Committee members are selected for their expertise in key areas relating to program objectives, regional balance, and previous program & content committee experience.
The following Preliminary Agenda has been provided to help participants of the conference plan their travel prior to the publishing of the detailed agenda in march 2024.
Support the 36th Annual FIRST Conference through sponsorship! The annual conference is by far one of the most unique international assemblies of incident response and computer security professionals. Sponsorship opportunities are limited and are on a first-come, first-served basis.
CyCraft Technology, established in 2017 and headquartered in Taiwan, stands as a pioneering force in AI plus cybersecurity, bolstered by the support of leading venture capitalists. CyCraft has developed the world’s first autonomous AI platform called XCockpit focusing on scalable identity threat management in AD/Entra ID and fast Incident Response (IR) forensics. This innovative platform is specifically designed to cater to the needs of red-teaming and cyber insurance scenarios. CyCraft’s solutions are particularly vital for organizations, including government agencies, major banks, the defense industry, leading semiconductor foundries and IC design houses. These entities often face the daunting challenge of defending against state-sponsored attacks and notorious ransomware, all while managing limited manpower resources. Furthermore, hundreds of small and medium businesses in Japan are using CyCraft AI to automate endpoint detection and response. CyCraft proudly holds membership in FIRST, the Nippon CSIRT Association, and is an active committee member of the SEMI Cybersecurity Working Group. Please visit CyCraft at cycraft.com.
Founded in 1986 as an IT Systems Development business, LAC has a proven track record in the development of financial platform systems and other social infrastructure systems. In 1995, we pioneered the Japan's very first Information Security Service and we are currently the leader in the Cyber Security field in Japan. Utilizing advanced IT Total Solution Services, we offer cutting-edge security technology for our customers including government offices, private companies and organizations. LAC is one of the most experienced managed security service providers in Japan, whose security services are gaining increasing popularity among local businesses due to the evolution of sophisticated cyber-attacks. LAC is a member of FIRST and the Nippon CSIRT Association and is actively involved in various security industry organizations. Since April 2003, LAC, as Team JSOC and later Team LACERT, became the third Japanese member of FIRST, contributing significantly to the community with cyber security awareness in events. Through workshops and active involvement in SIGs, program committees, and FIRST Cyber Threat Intelligence events, LAC has been supportive to enhance community knowledge and engagement. For detailed information on LAC's corporate initiatives, visit www.lac.co.jp/english.
Cisco joined FIRST in 1991, recognizing early on that computer security is essential to business. As the worldwide leader in technology that powers the internet, Cisco is focused on security as a strategic enabler now more than ever. Cisco's solutions provide unmatched protection; from Secure Endpoint to Secure Network Analytics, from Duo to Umbrella, Cisco has you covered. As a Cisco customer, you also get SecureX, an unparalleled XDR solution, connecting your entire security portfolio visibility in one place, with automated workflows that maximize operational efficiency. The Cisco Secure Advantage encompasses: 6,500+ endpoint security customers | 15M+ protected endpoints | 70K AMP ecosystem customers | 100M DNS security customers | 200B DNS requests inspected daily | 500K+ authentications per month 6.8B threats blocked daily | 2.2 trillion artifacts analyzed daily – more than any vendor. cisco.com.
Stairwell is next-generation threat detection and response. Instead of legacy log-based methods, we capture, store, and analyze and reanalyze every interesting file across an enterprise. Our platform uses tailored automation and homegrown AI to help you find what others have missed and instantly tells you if you're affected by the latest threats. This is STAIRWELL: Security operations, Threat Analysis, Incident Response, done WELL. For more information, visit stairwell.com.
Bitdefender is a cybersecurity leader delivering best-in-class threat prevention, detection, and response solutions worldwide. Guardian over millions of consumer, enterprise, and government environments, Bitdefender is one of the industry’s most trusted experts for eliminating threats, protecting privacy, digital identity and data, and enabling cyber resilience. With deep investments in research and development, Bitdefender Labs discovers hundreds of new threats each minute and validates billions of threat queries daily. The company has pioneered breakthrough innovations in antimalware, IoT security, behavioral analytics, and artificial intelligence and its technology is licensed by more than 180 of the world’s most recognized technology brands. Founded in 2001, Bitdefender has customers in 170+ countries with offices around the world. For more information, visit www.bitdefender.com.
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT), is a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cyber security solutions to CSP's around the world. Fortinet’s security solutions and ecosystem delivers security that is tailored for and integrates with the current and evolving infrastructure and technologies of today’s Mobile Network Operators and Managed Service Providers. Please visit Fortinet at www.fortinet.com.