2014 FIRST Conference: Thursday

Day four of the conference started with a keynote from Intel’s Malcolm Harkins, “Business Control Vs. Business Velocity – Practical Considerations for Business Survivability in the Information Age”. This looked at the relationship between security teams and the needs of … Continue reading

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2014 FIRST Conference: Wednesday

The third full day of the conference began with a keynote presentation by Andy Ozment of the Department of Homeland Security, entitled “The Role of DHS in Securing our Nation’s Cyberspace”, exploring the business of protecting US government, businesses and … Continue reading

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2014 FIRST Conference: Tuesday

Day two of the conference began with a keynote from Gene Spafford, professor of computer science at Purdue University. Gene was a keynote speaker on FIRST’s previous visit to Boston for the 1994 conference, and compared the situation today with … Continue reading

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2014 FIRST Conference: Monday

Once again it’s time for the annual FIRST Conference. This year it’s in Boston, one of the oldest cities in North America and packed with history at almost every turn. The venue is the Park Plaza hotel, previously the venue … Continue reading

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FIRST Technical Colloquium 2014, Amsterdam

In April two members of OxCERT were fortunate enough to attend the FIRST Technical Colloquium in Amsterdam, kindly hosted by Cisco at their Campus offices. The event was well attended by representatives from national CERTs and SOC teams, including a … Continue reading

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Gameover for P2P Zeus?

Over the past few days you may have spotted headlines in the press that appear to claim the UK has two weeks to save itself from a massive cyber attack. You may be asking: what is this threat, and what … Continue reading

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