What's New 2006

This Colloquium will be a joint event between FIRST and the TF-CSIRT from 29-31 January 2007, in Budapest (HU). FIRST Members may register online via the FIRST website to attend to the event.

Several sites provide easy ways to get CVSS scores. The major ones are listed on the SIG website.

This week several organizations around the world have celebrated the Computer Security Day (CSD) to raise the awareness of computer security issues. See how you can remind people to protect their computers and information

The purpose of this policy is to establish acceptable and unacceptable use of electronic devices and network resources in conjunction with its established culture of ethical and lawful behavior, openness, trust, and integrity.

ENISA CSIRT Setting up Guide describes the process of setting up a Computer Security and Incident Response Team (CSIRT) from all relevant perspectives like business management, process management and technical perspective.

The four newest SIGs (Abuse Handling, Artifact Analysis, Law Enforcement/CSIRT Cooperation and Network Monitoring) and the FIRST SIG framework establish new channels for discussion on security.

Plenary Sessions, Security Workshop and FIRST/TRANSITS Course program are available on FIRST website. The TC will be held in October 7-12th in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

FIRST community has identified 4 new SIGs: Abuse Handling SIG, Artifact Analysis SIG, Law Enforcement/CSIRT Cooperation SIG and Network Monitoring SIG. More information are available in Global Initiatives

October 2006 Technical Colloquia website is now available. FIRST Members may register online to attend to the event, from 07-12 October, in Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

September 2006 Technical Colloquia website is now available. FIRST Members may register online to attend to the event, from 25-27 September, in Seoul (KO)

Private Lives and Corporate Risk - have a glimpse on what's coming next year in Seville, Spain. Call for papers and Sponsorship opportunities are available at the conference website.

In what was described as "a huge step forward" for the safety of Internet communications in the Middle East, the FIRST welcomed delegates from newly established emergency teams in Qatar and the Gulf Statesto its annual conference in Baltimore, USA.

In a new global initiative against cybercrime the G8 Lyon High-Tech crime group will this month bring together Law Enforcement (LE) agents and Computer Security Incident Response teams (CSIRTs) at an international conference in Baltimore, USA

AhnLab is a prominent developer and provider of integrated security solutions, offering such product as Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware, Anti-Spam, Personal Firewall, Anti-Worm Appliance and other high quality products

BP is of one of the world's largest energy companies, providing its customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items

CERT-Hungary's public services are offered to the Hungarian government, municipalities, and businesses. The security of computer systems owned by the government and critical infrastructures receive special attention from our organisation

During May 5-10, FIRST and TERENA have successfully organized the first TRANSITS security course in the middle-east region, with the support from ETISALAT-CERT, our FIRST member in United Arab Emirates. Additional information will be provided soon.

Read articles, presentations, guides and papers on network and system security online with this new section of the website

All the Member-related information may be found on this new section of the website

Chat with other FIRST members through this new service provided by Cymru Team (restricted to FIRST Members)