Annual Conferences

Annual FIRST Conference on Computer Security Incident Handling

The annual conference is a 4-5 day global event that focuses on the issues of incident response and security teams and brings together incident response and security professionals from around the world who share their experiences and expertise. The conference is organized and hosted by FIRST with support from a local/regional team. Security professionals in all areas will find the interaction with incident response teams educational. The presentations are made by a mix of international speakers and includes invited speakers and keynotes from outside the FIRST membership for timely and focused related subjects and experiencess. Topics are international in scope and include the latest in incident response and prevention, vulnerability analysis, computer. security, management and policy issues. All conference sessions are open to both members and non-members and are not hands on focused. The conference is draws industry sponsorships and also attended by a cross section of operational/technical through management from the incident response community.

FIRST Annual Conference news

  • Wed, 16 Jul 2014
  • 2014 Episode 8: Live from FIRST2014 – “Using Anthropology to Study Security Incident Response” (15:07 +0100)

    Join the interview in progress featuring Raj Rajagopalan, Senior Principal Research Scientist at Honeywell; Simon Ou, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Kansas State University; and Dan Moor, Technical Lead, Digital Investigation Services at HP. Listen to the trio discuss the study, how they came up with the idea, and the importance of their findings in this ongoing study. The three presented their findings on June 25th at the 2014 FIRST Conference in Boston.