2015 FIRST Conference: Thursday and Friday

Thursday opened with a keynote from Olaf Kolkman of the Internet Society, looking at how to maintain an open but secure internet through effective collaboration. The open nature of the internet has meant that individuals and organisations have been at … Continue reading

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2015 FIRST Conference: Wednesday

Wednesday’s keynote was from Philipp Amann of the European Cybercrime Centre, examining the subject of cybercrime. The boundaries between the “real” and online worlds are rapidly disappearing. Indeed plenty of “traditional” crime is now online – for instance drug sales … Continue reading

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2015 FIRST Conference: Tuesday

Tuesday’s presentations began with a keynote from Mikko Hypponen of F-Secure entitled “Securing our Future”, looking at current and future risks as more and more systems and data go online. He considers the risks to user privacy from the likes … Continue reading

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2015 FIRST Conference: Sunday and Monday

It’s mid-June again, time for the annual FIRST Conference, and following on from Bangkok and Boston, this year it’s another “B”, namely Berlin. Our venue for the week is the Intercontinental Hotel, adjacent to the green oasis of the Tiergarten. … Continue reading

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