What's New 2020

October 21, 2020 – following a global consultation, the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) is launching new ethics guidelines for incident response and security teams today on Global Ethics Day. ethicsfIRST provides guidance for cybersecurity professionals on how to conduct themselves professionally and ethically during incidents. Inspired by Earth Day, Global Ethics Day provides an opportunity for organizations to explore the meaning of ethics in international affairs

2020-2022 Board Announced. Welcoming a new board member – Shawn Richardson. FIRST reveals its new Vision and Mission. FIRST 32nd Annual Conference – Virtual Edition. Tips on how to publish your ideas in peer-reviewed journals. Code of Conduct – A Reminder. Infrastructure update. Have you read our new Annual Report yet?

The results of the 2020 FIRST Board of Directors election follow:

  • Alexander Jaeger (Google IRT)
  • Serge Droz (Liaison,Proton-CERT)
  • Dave Schwartzburg (Cisco Systems)
  • Javier Berciano (Liaison,One eSecurity)
  • Shawn Richardson (NVIDIA)

The full board list can be found here. Thank you to all of the candidates who ran in the election.

July 27th, 2020 - The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) is proud to publish its fourth Annual Report today. The report details the organization’s achievements towards building a mature global incident response community. It covers the period between the 2019 conference in Edinburgh, Scotland and July 2020. FIRST Annual Report 2019-2020

2020 Agm & Election. 2020 Conference update and impact of Covid-19. First 2020 CTI Symposium in Switzerland moved online. First to Review the Traffic Light Protocol standard to increase global adoption. First updates coordination principles for Multi-Party Vulnerability Coordination and Disclosure. First and Mitre Engenuity partner to expand The Global Understanding of Adversary Behaviors. More new partnerships forged to make the internet safe for everyone. Virtual site visits currently available for new applicants. Critical VPN vulnerabilities show the need for proactive risk scanning. ISO and standards update. New breach workshop materials available. A new initiative to build trust. First infrastructure update Portal & SSO.

Málaga Hosts the first European Symposium and Tf-Csirt Meeting for Global Security Experts. FIRST participates in the un’s Development of Cyber Norms. FIRST Technical Colloquium - Ljubljana, Slovenia. FIRST releases updated computer security incident response team (CSIRT) Services Framework – Version 2.1. SPECIAL RECOGNITIONS – Member Awarded Order Of Three Stars In Latvia. Raising awareness of FIRST. First Infrastructure Update - Member Portal & Identity Project. Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting update

Internet Hall Of Fame inducts the late Suguru Yamaguchi. FIRST launches Women In Cybersecurity Initiative. FIRST Metrics SIG Webinar series re-launched. FIRST Infrastructure Update. “Insure” you participate in this call. A warm welcome to our 500th member - Versia. Improving Security Together.