What's New http://first.org/newsroom/news/ What's New at FIRST website FIRST.org, Inc. © 1995-2008 by FIRST.org, Inc. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:53:00 +0000 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:30:26 +0000 Tecnodesign (http://tecnodz.com) en-us 20 What's Newhttp://first.org/newsroom/news//_images/first-news.png New Gold Sponsors – Lookingglass & CyberSponse http://www.first.org/conference/2014/sponsorship-team firstnews:40505 FIRST would like to welcome two new sponsors to the 2014 Sponsorship Team: Lookingglass (www.lgscout.com) and CyberSponse (www.cybersponse.com). Both organizations are joining us at the Gold level and will be exhibiting during conference week. Fri, 11 Apr 2014 21:53:00 +0100 Sponsor Update: Welcome Adobe and Co3 Systems! http://www.first.org/conference/2014/sponsorship-team firstnews:40504 FIRST would like to welcome back Adobe to the FIRST 2014 Sponsorship Team. Adobe has been a sponsor of FIRST since 2010 Miami. New to the team for 2014 is Co3 Systems with a Banquet sponsorship. This is their first time sponsoring at the annual conference. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 22:29:00 +0100 TRANSITS Train-the-Trainer (T3) in Boston http://www.first.org/conference/2014/program#ptransits-train-the-trainer-t3 firstnews:40503 There will be a Train-the-Trainers program in Boston, on Sunday 22 June from 10-4:30pm for any member interested in being trained as a TRANSITS instructor and improving their presentation skills. The course will be taught by Don Stikvoort and interested participants should contact the FIRST Secretariat at first-sec@first.org Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:16:00 +0100 The 2014 Conference Program is now posted at www.first.org/conference/2014/program http://www.first.org/conference/2014/program firstnews:40502 Register today - the Early Bird rates expire on 11 April! Wed, 26 Mar 2014 09:38:00 +0100 African Business Review article by Maarten Van Horenbeeck 'Collaboration is vital to Africa's cyber-security tactics' http://www.africanbusinessreview.co.za/technology/collaboration-is-vital-to-africas-cyber-security-tactics firstnews:40458 In order for the continent to properly address the issue of cyber-crime and security its countries must come together to share technologies and experiences. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:54:00 +0100 Communications Africa article by Maarten Van Horenbeeck ‘Co-operation will secure Africa’s online future’ http://www.communicationsafrica.com/security/co-operation-will-secure-africa-s-online-future firstnews:40457 A great deal of effort and money has been poured into increasing internet accessibility in Africa, writes Maarten van Horenbeeck, chair of the Forum for Incident Response and Security Teams. Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:35:00 +0100 Welcome Back CIRCL and General Dynamics Fidelis http://www.first.org/conference/2014/sponsorship-team firstnews:40456 FIRST welcomes back two organization to the 2014 Sponsorship Team. CIRCL (Computer Incident Response Center Luxembourg) has been sponsoring the FIRST conference since 2012 and returns to the 2014 team as a supporting sponsor. General Dynamics Fidelis will also be joining us in Boston at the Gold Sponsor level. General Dynamics Fidelis has been a sponsor of the annual conference since 2011. We give great thanks to both organizations for their continued support of the annual conference and of FIRST’s mission. Tue, 28 Jan 2014 16:27:00 +0100 Latest Sponsors & Exhibitors http://www.first.org/conference/2014/sponsorship-team firstnews:40455 FIRST would like to welcome back and thank SAP for their continued support of the annual conference. SAP has been sponsoring the annual FIRST conference since 2011 and returns to the 2014 Sponsorship Team as a supporting sponsor. FIRST would also like to give thanks to first time exhibitor, BrandProtect for their support of the upcoming 2014 conference. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 15:50:00 +0100 SC Magazine article by Maarten Van Horenbeeck ‘Cooperation is key to Africa's security future’ http://www.scmagazineuk.com/cooperation-is-key-to-africas-security-future/article/326925/ firstnews:40454 It has been a slow process, but the world is finally waking up to the reality of cyber-security in Africa. Mon, 30 Dec 2013 15:38:00 +0100 FIRST TRANSITS Training in Cote'Ivoire http://www.first.org/newsroom/releases/20131219 firstnews:40453 Together with Jean Robert Hountomey of the AfricaCERT, FIRST organized a 2-day TRANSITS training in Cote d'Ivoire November 24th and 25th, colocated with the AfriNIC meeting and the JPCERT training. Thu, 19 Dec 2013 13:21:00 +0100 FIRST would like to welcome the following new teams to FIRST http://www.first.org/members/teams firstnews:40452
  • Grupo de Respuesta a Emergencias Cibernéticas de Colombia (colCERT), Colombia
  • Security Operations Center - Cyber Operations Command Joint (SOC-CCOC), Colombia
  • Box Incident Response Team (Box IRT), US
  • Mandiant, US
  • CARICERT, Curaçao
  • Swedish Armed Forces CERT (FM CERT), Sweden
Tue, 03 Dec 2013 21:08:00 +0100
Former FIRST Chair Chris Gibson appointed to lead UK national CERT http://www.first.org/newsroom/releases/20131201 firstnews:40451 Chris Gibson, the former Chair of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) – the recognised global leader in computer incident response – has been appointed Director of the UK’s newly established Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UK). Sun, 01 Dec 2013 20:00:00 +0100 2014 Call for Speakers https://cfp.first.org/event/conf2014 firstnews:40450 The 2014 Call for Speakers is open for the 26th Annual FIRST Conference: Back to the ‘root’ of Incident Response. More information regarding presentation qualifications can be found at the above link. Submissions are due by December 23, 2014. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 19:49:00 +0100 Microsoft Returns as Platinum Sponsor http://www.first.org/conference/2014/sponsorship-team firstnews:40449 FIRST welcomes back Microsoft to the 2014 conference sponsorship team! Microsoft has been a strong supporter of FIRST and a sponsor since 2005. Tue, 05 Nov 2013 19:06:00 +0100 NBC Universal – Local Host for the 26th Annual FIRST Conference http://www.first.org/conference/2014/sponsorship-team firstnews:40448 FIRST would like to welcome NBC Universal as the 26th Annual FIRST Conference Local Host. Led by Mike Higgins, CISO at NBC Universal, this marks NBC’s first time sponsoring the annual FIRST conference. We look forward to working with another excellent local host! Thu, 03 Oct 2013 22:11:00 +0100 FIRST Energy Symposium http://www.first.org/events/symposium/energy2013 firstnews:40447 REGISTER NOW FOR THE FIRST Energy Symposium! Join FIRST in outreaching to the Energy Sector at this two day event. TRANSITS training will be offered – as well as a track by ISC2. www.first.org/events/symposium/energy2013 Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:30:00 +0100 Curacao 2013 FIRST TC http://www.first.org/events/colloquia/curacao2013 firstnews:40446 The Curacao TC is accepting presentations. Join the first FIRST TC in the Caribbean on October 28th co-located with LACNIC 20 / LACNOG 2013. For more information or to register please see www.first.org/events/colloquia/curacao2013 Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:28:00 +0100 Indonesia 2013 FIRST TC http://www.first.org/events/colloquia/indonesia2013 firstnews:40445 You are invited to the FIRST Indonesia TC to be held Sept 25-26 hosted by Id-SIRTII. For more details, please see www.first.org/events/colloquia/indonesia2013 Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:23:00 +0100 2014 Conference Registration is Open! https://registration.first.org/registration/2014/boston firstnews:40444 Register now for the Super Early Rate of $1300 through 1 August 2013. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 10:12:00 +0100 Least developed countries are vital for global security http://www.guardian.co.uk/media-network/media-network-blog/2013/jun/06/least-developed-countries-global-security firstnews:40443 If the number of internet users in LDCs continues to rise, it is crucial that we have a co-ordinated global response to information security incidents. Posted by Chris Gibson Thu, 06 Jun 2013 07:03:00 +0100