Event Wrap: 31st Annual FIRST Conference

By on 6 Aug 2019

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Adli Wahid, fourth from right, with other members of the FIRST Board.

APNIC participated at the 31st  Annual FIRST Conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 16 to 21 June 2019.

The Annual Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST) Conference provides an opportunity for sharing goals, ideas and information on how to improve global computer security. It welcomed over 1,100 attendees, the highest attendance recorded so far.

APNIC’s Adli Wahid attended the FIRST Board Meeting and the Annual General Meeting. After four years of service to the community, Adli announced his retirement from the Board.

APNIC activities:

  • Adli contributed to the development of training videos for FIRST.
  • Adli presented on APNIC’s CSIRT engagements in the Asia Pacific during the Lightning Talks session.
  • Klée Aiken participated in preliminary policy discussions at FIRST.
  • Klée joined the Cyber Threat Response Clinic.
  • Klée joined the GFCE Working Group B Taskforce on Incident Response meeting as an Advisory Board member and to contribute to work on Cyber Incident Response capacity building good practice and the CSIRT Maturity Framework.
  • Adli and Klée met with APNIC Members, capacity building partners, and members of the wider Internet and incident response community.

FIRST will be hosting a full-day security track at the APNIC 48 conference in Chiang Mai, Thailand on Wednesday, 11 September 2019.  Tune in online or if you’re interested in attending, register now.

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