What's New 2024

FIRST published its eighth Annual Report which covers the organization’s accomplishments towards its vision of bringing together incident response and security teams from every country across the world to ensure a safe internet for all. The report is available at FIRST Annual Report 2023-2024.

As usual we like to verify our previous forecast before we make the next one. Due to travel, I must do this a few days before I should (normally on the 1st of June).

Message from the Chair; Message from the Chair; FIRST Standards Committee; CTI Conference in Berlin; FIRST Newcomers & Membership Committee; On the Road to Fukuoka - See you soon!; FIRST as a Diana Initiative Community Partner; Growth Stack Media PR Updates; Special Interest Group Updates; FIRST Impressions Podcast; FIRST on Social Media

Message from the Chair; Christmas CTF in Norway; Incentivizing anti-abuse proactivity among online service providers; FIRST Newcomers & Membership Committee; Growth Stack Media Appointed as FIRST's Agency of Record; On the Road to Fukuoka - Registration is Open!; FIRST Standards Committee update (aka “the wheel reinvention prevention committee”); Special Interest Group Updates; FIRST on Social Media; Upcoming Events

Join us for the second edition of Balkan Cybersecurity Days! Organized by DCAF in collaboration with partners AKCESK and FIRST, the event will take place from March 20-22, 2024, in Durrës, Albania.

The Call for Speakers for this event is open through February 9th. Interested presenters can learn more at here.

Bringing together cybersecurity professionals from the public and private sectors, the agenda includes a high-level opening, a panel on promoting cybersecurity talent, and plenary sessions in response to FIRST’s call for papers. Days two and three feature technical training sessions.

Every year we make a prediction to the number of vulnerabilities we expect to see published by NVD. We define this as the number published between New Year’s Day in 2023 to New Year’s Eve 2023, which is not the same as CVE’s that begin with 2023 as an identifier.

WHEN: Monday, March 25 through Wednesday, March 27, 2024.

LOCATION North Carolina State University, McKimmon Center 1101 Gorman Street Raleigh, NC, 27606

We are seeking individuals to submit abstracts for talks, panels, birds-of-a-feather sessions. Any interested persons can submit no later than January 31, 2024.