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Conference Draft Agenda Posted!

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 19:00:00 +0000

The working draft of the 29th Annual FIRST Conference agenda has been posted. Please note that the agenda will be undergoing modifications over the next few weeks as we confirm our speakers. For any specific scheduling questions, please contact the planning team at first-2017@first.org.

Statement on FIRST events and the US Executive Order on Immigration

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 23:00:00 +0000

The FIRST Board of Directors recognizes and shares the concerns of members and event attendees about recent changes in US immigration policy. We believe global participation is a prerequisite to developing strong and successful responses to internet security issues.

Deadline extended on comments for "Guidelines and Practices for Multi-Party Vulnerability Coordination"

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 23:00:00 +0000

The comment period for the "Guidelines and Practices for Multi-Party Vulnerability Coordination", published by the Vulnerability Coordination SIG, was extended to February 28th, 2017. FIRST invites anyone with an interest in this area to review the current draft, available from https://www.first.org/global/sigs/vulnerability-coordination/multiparty, and provide comments for consideration.

The call for papers for FIRST 2017 closed on 1st December 2016

Fri, 02 Dec 2016 13:24:00 +0000

For the first time the call was not extended, as a satisfying number of submissions from around the world have been received in time. Actually we have a representation of over 40 countries. While the number of submissions is much higher and much diverse from the previous years there is also a considerable lower number of presentations from the US, showing that the incident response and security teams have really become international. This year's conference chair, Prof. Dr. Klaus-Peter Kossakowski, a long term veteran in the cyber security community and past chair of FIRST, is looking forward for a fruitful discussion within the Program Committee consisting of over 60 volunteers. The reviews will be carried within the next six weeks. He is confident that a very interesting program will be presented in early February 2017 to the public.

Call for Speakers for the 29th Annual FIRST Conference

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 22:34:00 +0000

The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), a recognized global leader in incident response has released the Call for Speakers for the 29th Annual FIRST Conference to be held in Puerto Rico, June 11-17, 2017. The Program Committee is looking for presentations on leading-edge research, challenging discoveries, working solutions and established best practices already adopted by more than a single team. They also invite fresh ideas and challenges presented to the global community for discussion and consideration.

FIRST CSIRT operations workshop taught in Tehran, I.R. of Iran

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:55:00 +0000

A FIRST Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) operations workshop was taught on September 5th at the International ISC Conference on Information Security & Cryptology (ISCISC2016) at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.

FIRST announces the Suguru Yamaguchi Fellowship Program

Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:00:00 +0000

The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) is announcing it is renaming its Fellowship Program to the “Suguru Yamaguchi Fellowship Program” in honor and in memory of the late Dr. Suguru Yamaguchi, a former member of the Board of Directors for FIRST, from 2011 through 2013.

2016 Episode 9: AnubisNetworks Team Talks Asia-Pacific, Growth of Mobile

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:05:00 +0000

Join the interview in progress! The discussion dives into the very relevant issues that the AnubisNetworks team has been researching and fighting that have been arising out of the Asia-Pacific region. Chris chats with Joao Gouveia, CTO at AnubisNetworks and Nuno Vieira da Silva, Head of Sales at AnubisNetworks. AnubisNetworks has been a supporter and sponsor of the Annual FIRST Conference since 2015.

2016 Episode 8: Sharing is Caring - Alex Sierra and Alex Pinto of Niddel

Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:00:00 +0000

Join the interview in progress! Martin chats with Alex Sierra, CTO of Niddel and Alex Pinto, Chief Data Scientist at Niddel about their presentation, "Sharing is Caring: Understanding and Measuring Sharing Effectiveness." This presentation was delivered at the 28th Annual FIRST Conference in Seoul, South Korea, June 13, 2016.

Bringing something new to the table

Tue, 05 Jul 2016 01:00:00 +0000

The figures are still abysmal. So Kate O'Flaherty asks what can the information security industry do to encourage more women to join the sector?

28th Annual FIRST Conference in Seoul

Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:41:00 +0000

The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), a recognized global leader in incident response has successfully finished its 28th Annual Conference, which takes place this June (12th – 18th) in Seoul, South Korea. Co-hosted by the MSIP (Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning), KISA (Korea Internet Security Agency) and KrCERT/CC, the conference was held at Conrad Seoul.

Call for Speakers Notification Delayed to February 25

Thu, 11 Feb 2016 14:29:00 +0000

Due to the record high number of submissions this year, the review process is running slightly behind schedule. We appreciate your patience and hope to issue notifications February 25, 2016. For questions regarding your submission, please contact the Program Chair at first-2016chair@first.org.

FIRST has formed the Red Teaming SIG

Mon, 14 Dec 2015 12:10:00 +0000

FIRST has formed the Red Teaming SIG. Interested participants who are part of an existing Red Team or in the process of forming one should send a request to be added to the mail list to first-sec@first.org

Futuro conectado pode comprometer segurança na rede

Tue, 18 Aug 2015 20:02:00 +0000

Com a proliferação de objetos conectados à nuvem, de lâmpadas a automóveis, esperada para os próximos anos, especialistas de cibersegurança alertam para o aumento significativo de riscos à privacidade e segurança dos consumidores