FIRST actively develops partnerships with organizations that contribute to our goal of enabling incident response teams to more effectively respond to security incidents.

FIRST has a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in place with:

  • Organization of American States (OAS) — FIRST and OAS maintain a partnership on the development of the CSIRT community in the Americas. Read the OAS press release here.
  • GÉANT (formerly TERENA) — FIRST and GÉANT partner on delivering TRANSITS training and co-hosted Technical Colloquia with TF-CSIRT.
  • ISC² — FIRST and ISC² cooperate on mutual training and capacity building opportunities.
  • International Telecommunications Union (ITU) — ITU helps facilitate FIRST affiliation and membership processes as part of team readiness assessments.

To explore opportunities to partner with FIRST, contact