Tue, 22 Nov 2016 14:00:00 +0000
Memorandum of Understanding enables both organizations to benefit from each other’s programs to support computer security incident response teams (CSIRT) in the region.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:55:00 +0000
A FIRST Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) operations workshop was taught on September 5th at the International ISC Conference on Information Security & Cryptology (ISCISC2016) at Shahid Beheshti University in Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0000
The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) has announced the release of version 1.0 of its consolidated Traffic Light Protocol (TLP).
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:00:00 +0000
The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) is announcing it is renaming its Fellowship Program to the “Suguru Yamaguchi Fellowship Program” in honor and in memory of the late Dr. Suguru Yamaguchi, a former member of the Board of Directors for FIRST, from 2011 through 2013.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:54:00 +0000
Forum invites stakeholders to get involved in sharing best practice to mitigate malware incidents.
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 16:41:00 +0000
The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), a recognized global leader in incident response has successfully finished its 28th Annual Conference, which takes place this June (12th – 18th) in Seoul, South Korea. Co-hosted by the MSIP (Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning), KISA (Korea Internet Security Agency) and KrCERT/CC, the conference was held at Conrad Seoul.
Tue, 17 May 2016 19:00:00 +0000
The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), a recognized global leader in incident response, has announced the line-up for its 28th Annual Conference, which takes place this June (12th – 18th) in Seoul, South Korea.
Wed, 30 Mar 2016 23:00:00 +0000
The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams, Inc. (FIRST) has announced publication of the SIRT Services Framework Version 1.0. This initial release provides an update on the services provided by Security Incident Response Teams and was developed in collaboration with experts from 25 countries across 6 continents.
Mon, 21 Dec 2015 15:34:00 +0000
The final report of the 2015 Best Practices Forum on CSIRT, organized within the Internet Governance Forum, has been published
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 03:00:00 +0000
800 IT security experts gather at international FIRST Conference in the German capital
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 18:00:00 +0000
Third version aims to make the system more applicable to modern concerns
Mon, 01 Jun 2015 20:13:00 +0000
The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) signed an agreement to cooperate in the promotion of a cyber security culture and measures to improve responses to cyber incidents.
Thu, 28 May 2015 22:14:00 +0000
FIRST, the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams, has paired up with 4SICS, the premium summit in Northern Europe for security in SCADA, SMARTGRID, and INDUSTRIAL CONTROL SYSTEMS. The second annual international summit takes place in October 2015 (20-22) in Stockholm, Sweden, with a series of high-level presentations and tutorials delivered by international experts in the field of cyber security in SCADA and Industrial Control Systems.
Wed, 27 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000
The event was hosted by AfricaCERT and team rep Jean-Robert Hountomey and was also supported by GEANT Association (TRANSITS II Training) and Don Stikvoort.
Wed, 29 Apr 2015 18:17:00 +0000
FIRST is calling for community input on an updated CSIRT services list. Please review and provide comment at http://bit.ly/1Kw52dy!
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 12:56:00 +0000
The Vulnerability Coordination SIG has been established to improve the way in which the increasingly multi-faceted and multi-stakeholder challenge of vulnerability information coordination is met, and to develop a common and consistent methodology for how coordination becomes more effective.
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:03:00 +0000
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:32:00 +0000
FIRST would like to thank the members of the CVSS SIG for their hard work and contributions to the community!
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:51:00 +0000
Another successful AfricaCERT meeting draws to an end, training provided by both JPCERT/CC and FIRST (TRANSITS). We would like to congratulate everyone including the trainers, local host and the AfricaCERT on another successful event and a job well done!
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 10:54:00 +0000
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.
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 14:35:00 +0000
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.
Mon, 30 Dec 2013 15:38:00 +0000
It has been a slow process, but the world is finally waking up to the reality of cyber-security in Africa.
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 13:21:00 +0000
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.
Sun, 01 Dec 2013 20:00:00 +0000
Chris Gibson, the former Chair of the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) – the recognized global leader in computer incident response – has been appointed Director of the UK’s newly established Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-UK).
Wed, 29 May 2013 22:00:00 +0000
FIRST announces the launch of the FIRST Fellowship Program, which will enable information security incident response teams from the world’s least developed countries (LDCs) to become part of the global incident response community.