FIRST in the News 2017

Eurasia Daily Monitor – A priority of the Kazakhstan government’s “Cyber Shield” Project is to participate in the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST).

GPD’s executive director Charles Bradley talks to Gaus Rajnovic, chief financial officer and board member at the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), and GPD’s Lead Strategist Matthew Shears, about multistakeholder approaches to cybersecurity.

Investment & Pensions Europe — Daniel Ben-Ami writes for IPE about how financial institutions are involved in a cyber arms race against criminals. He notes how many of these companies are members of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams.

CaribbeanBusiness (Spanish) — Augustin Criollo Oquero of CaribbeanBusiness interviews Héctor Martínez of local host GM Security Technologies about the FIRST conference in Puerto Rico, and how security is a global problem with a local context.

El Vocero (Spanish) — José Carmona of El Vocero speaks with Derek Manky of Fortinet, a long standing FIRST member, and Margrete Raaum, Chair, about the FIRST conference and its visit to Puerto Rico.

CNN — Barak Seener writes about a NATO-style Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition of 41 Sunni states, and how it plans to reach out to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams to cooperate on its response to cyber-attacks.

News is my Business — A local Puerto Rican business outlet writes about the FIRST conference, quoting Margrete Raaum and Maarten Van Horenbeeck of FIRST, and our local host, Héctor G. Martínez of GM Security Technologies.

European CIIP Newsletter – FIRST Chair Margrete Raaum describes how FIRST as an international umbrella organization connects incident responders worldwide, and how it can benefit the European energy sector.

Forbes - " is one example among many other professional associations of cyber defenders that now struggle with holding technical conferences in the wake of the immigration ban uncertainty," said Katie Moussouris, founder and CEO of Luta Security in an interview with Forbes.

One Magazine (Spanish) – Valencia hosts the TF-CSIRT and FIRST conference, bringing together representatives of the most important centers for the protection of international cybersecurity.