2012 FIRST Symposium, São Paulo

São Paulo (BR), 27 – 30 March, 2012

FIRST Symposia event are restricted to FIRST members only and provide a discussion forum for FIRST member teams to share information about vulnerabilities, incidents, tools and all other issues that affect the operation of incident response and security teams.

Symposia typically provide a full day of plenary sessions for informal discussions and presentations on topics of interest to the FIRST membership. They are more sensitive in nature and related to the day-to-day work of participants. Day two is a series of interactive hands-on classes taught by leading security experts in small groups of FIRST team members.

The FIRST Symposia are typically hosted by members, and since 2005, are being organized on a regional basis in Latin-America, North-America, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

The inaugural FIRST Symposium in South America will be held in São Paulo, Brazil from 27-30 March 2012. This event is being supported and hosted by FIRST and several of our South American teams including CERT.br/NIC.br, Telefonica/TERIS, and CAIS/RNP.

Invitation Letter for Visitor Visa

If you require a Letter of Invitation for a VISA, please send the following information to first-sec@first.org:


All sessions of the FIRST Symposium will be held at the:

Blue Tree Towers Morumbi
Avenida Roque Petroni Junior, 1000 - Brooklin
(near to Morumbi Shopping Center)
São Paulo – SP

Map of the Blue Tree Towers Morumbi

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Event summary

The tentative schedule of events follows:

Date Session Participation
Tue Mar-27 Symposium Plenary FIRST Members and Invited Guests
Wed Mar-28 Symposium Plenary FIRST Members and Invited Guests
Thu Mar-29 Hands On Training* FIRST Members and Invited Guests
Fri Mar-30 Hands On Training * FIRST Members and Invited Guests

(*) Note: Hands On Training to be held at CERT.br/NIC.br headquarters (1.5 miles from hotel - buses will be provided)