Program Overview

Agenda is subject to change.

Times are reflected in UTC. Please check your local times. The event will be presented in English.

Wednesday, March 2nd

Symposium Plenary
12:00 – 12:15

Welcome and Update from the FIRST Board

Alexander Jaeger (FIRST.Org, DE); Chris Gibson (FIRST Executive Director – FIRST.Org, GB)

12:15 – 12:30

Update from the TF-CSIRT Steering Committee

Silvio Oertli (SWITCH-CERT/ TF-CSIRT Steering Committee, CH)

12:30 – 13:00

Building Capacity in Critical Infrastructure Sectors

Justin Novak (CERT/CC, US)

13:00 – 13:30

BLUE and RED for the Olympic Games

Aleksander Pawlicki, Maciej Zarski (Atos, PL)

13:30 – 13:45


13:45 – 14:15

Approaches and Practices for Increasing the Maturity and Capabilities for CSIRTs in Emerging Economies

Prof. Hayretdin Bahsi (Tallinn University of Technology in Estonia, EE); Dr. Sherif Hashem (FIRST, EG); Jean-Robert Hountomey (AfricaCERT); Dr. Unal Tatar (University at Albany, US); Dr. Kaleem Ahmed Usmani (CERT-MU, MU)

14:15 – 14:45

Cybersecurity Emergency Action Plan for Local Entities in Comunitat Valenciana, Spain

Jose Vila (CSIRT-CV, ES)

14:45 – 15:15

Traffic Light Protocol 2022: Updates for An Improved Sharing Experience

Don Stikvoort (Elsinore, NL); Tom Millar (DHS, US)

15:15 – 15:45

Advanced Use of Bug Bounty Programs to Improve Vulnerability Response

François Ambrosini (Huawei Technologies Duesseldorf GmbH, DE)

Thursday, March 3rd

Symposium Plenary
12:00 – 12:05

Brief Welcome Remarks

Chris Gibson (FIRST Executive Director –, GB)

12:05 – 12:35

Lightning Talks

Henrich Slezak (IstroCSIRT, SK); Aleksander Pawlicki (Atos, PL); Shannon Sabens (Crowdstrike, US); Martin Laštovička (CSIRT-MU, Masaryk University, CZ); Jan Kopřiva (Nettles Consulting, CZ); Christos Arvanitis (CERN, CH)

12:35 – 12:55

Ransomware Attack: Lessons Learned

Paolo Cravero, Francesco De Luca (CSI-RT, IT)

12:55 – 13:25

Hunting for log4shell Compromises

José Ángel García Guijarro (SIA CERT, ES)

13:25 – 13:40


13:40 – 14:10

Fuzzing Windows Media Foundation in 2021

Milan Kyselica (IstroCSIRT , SK)

14:10 – 14:40

Data Driven APT Attribution and AI/ML Research

Patrick Mana, Bahtiar Mustafa (EUROCONTROL / EATM-CERT, EU)

14:40 – 15:10

Flubot - Pandemic in Our Pockets

Juho Jauhiainen (Accenture, FI)