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

Message from the Chair; CVSS v4.0 is now available; The Board in Oslo; Migrating to the new FIRST SSO; SIGs; On the Road to Fukuoka / Call for presentations; New Teams Members: August, September, October; Upcoming Events

Message from the Chair; Conference Roundup; Special Interest Groups; Weekend Training; Training on DNS Prevention, Detection, Disruption and Defense; Diversity and Inclusion; New Board Member Introduction; M3AAWG 58 Meeting; 36th Annual FIRST Conference to take place June 9-14, 2024 in Fukuoka, Japan; New Members; Standards; Communications; Upcoming Events.

SIG updates: Human Factors in Security (HFS-SIG), EPSS SIG, SecLounge SIG; Remembering Andrew Cormack - by Serge Droz; Profile Deactivation on FIRST Portal; Board in Tokyo; Team Profiling - RWANDA NATIONAL CSIRT; Suguru Yamaguchi Fellowship Program; and New Teams.

Upcoming Events - Bilbao, Kigali, Amsterdam; TF-CSIRT Meeting & 2023 FIRST Regional Symposium Europe; 2023 FIRST & AfricaCERT Symposium: Africa and Arab Regions; Date for your Diaries - Amsterdam 2023 FIRST Technical Colloquium, April 17-19; Chair Sherif Hashem and Board Member Michael Hausding participate in the FIRST & ITU-ARCC Regional Symposium for Africa and Arab Regions; First 100 days on the FIRST board; Are you interested in becoming a future board member?; Be a FIRST trainer! David Rüfenacht, Senior Threat Intelligence Analyst, provides a first-hand account; Special Interest Groups Update; Messaging Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG) and Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) Join Forces to Address Global Internet and Security Issues; Twenty More Members Join FIRST;

Traffic Light Protocol Version 2.0 is Now Available; FIRST delivers training in Uganda, and the Western Balkans; Peter Lowe speaks about DNS Abuse at ICANN75 AGM in Kuala Lumpur; FIRST Chair Sherif Hashem participates in the Cyber Diplomacy and Norms panel at The Second Community of African Cyber Experts; The World Opens - FIRST Events Round Up; Special Interest Groups Update and New NETSEC SIG Formed; The Board meets in Davos; Board of Directors Organization and Roles for 2022/23; Twenty new members join FIRST

The Forum of Incident Response and Security Team (FIRST) has updated the globally renowned Traffic Light Protocol (TLP) for the cybersecurity industry - a vital system used by organizations all around the world to share sensitive information. The new version of the TLP results from a thorough consultation with over 50 security industry experts over three years with the goals to standardize, unify and modernize the content and language and provide improved supporting materials.

Annual FIRST Conference in Dublin, the Republic of Ireland, is a triumph; Dr. Sherif Hashem is the new Chair of FIRST, and four new members join the FIRST Board of Directors; Four new additions to the FIRST Board of Directors; The FIRST 2021-22 Annual Report is now available; FIRST adds a New Director of Community and Capacity Building to the team; 34 new members join FIRST;

New Director of IT & Security role to bolster FIRST’s Business Plan; Upcoming Technical Colloquia, Symposiums, and Annual Conference; Last chance to nominate individuals or teams for the Incident Response Hall of Fame; FIRST contributes to important global policy and governance discussions; Mentors sought for new FIRST Mentorship Program; Eleven more member teams join FIRST; FIRST Infrastructure Updates - New Application Process

Three new Special Interest Groups created by FIRST members; FIRST partcipates in several important UN actvites; 19 events organized in 2021 - registraton opens for FIRST Annual Conference in 2022; Twelve more member teams join FIRST

Norwegian members of FIRST to host a technical colloquium in Oslo in November; More FIRST events to add to your calendar; The FIRST Board of Directors meets across two continents to build our two-year business plan; Empowering Women in Cybersecurity: ITU, FIRST, and EQUALS Global Mentorship Pilot Program concludes; 16 more member teams join FIRST;

Did you miss our Virtual 33rd FIRST Annual Conference?; ICASI integrates into FIRST PSIRT SIG, bolstering the incident response and security team industry; FIRST Welcomes a new Chair and Five New Board of Directors; FIRST publishes its fifth Annual Reportt; A new fellowship team joins FIRST - Malawi CERT; Jeffrey Carpenter and Dan Kaminsky newly inducted into FIRST’s Incident Response Hall of Fame; FIRST membership continues to grow - we’re now at 575 members from 98 countries.

33rd FIRST Annual Conference: Crossing Uncertain Times; Mark your calendars: FIRST reveals 2021 events calendar; FIRST welcomes its 97th country and member 562: Benin bjCSIRT; FIRST, ITU and Equals launches Women in Cyber Mentorship Program for Arab and Africa Regions; Get your nominations in for the third edition of The Incident Response Hall of Fame; New Podcast - FIRST Impressions - is launched!

Over 2500 Cybersecurity Professionals Participate In 32nd FIRST Annual Conference - Where Defenders Share. 2021 33rd Annual Conference Theme And Call For Papers. 2020 FIRST Virtual Symposium For Africa And The Arab Region - Supporting The Effectiveness Of Incident Response Within Africa. Ian Cook And Don Stikvoort Receive Joint Honors In The Incident Response Hall Of Fame Awards. New Code Of Ethics Launched On Global Ethics Day. FIRST Partners With Itu And Equals Global Partnership To Empower Women In Cybersecurity. FIRST To Contribute To Itu National Cybersecurity Strategy Guide. Mou Signed Between First And Ocf To Advance Membership Of Incident Responders And Security Teams Across The Globe. Reminder - 2021 First Membership Renewal.

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?

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.

Bringing together Security and Incident Response teams from around the globe.

FIRST launched its FIRST Post, a quarterly newsletter with updates from the FIRST community. Learn more about our Edinburgh conference, our new Executive Director, Chris Gibson, and several key initiatives such as the Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) framework and policy outreach.