CZ.NIC Association is hosting an International Conference of security teams

Vilém Sládek

Jan. 25, 2016

[Press Release] The purpose of this regular event for security team members is to share their experience with security incidents that have had a serious impact on infrastructure, or to present the tools used to handle these security incidents.

Prague, January 25, 2015 - From 25th to 27th of January, Prague is welcoming the 47th international meeting of security teams TF-CSIRT/FIRST Technical Colloquium organized by Trusted Introducer and FIRST. The purpose of this regular event for security team members is to share their experience with security incidents that have had a serious impact on infrastructure, or to present the tools used to handle these security incidents. The CZ.NIC Association operating the National Security CSIRT.CZ is hosting this January’s event.

“We have been attending these meetings regularly since 2011, when we became members of the Trusted Introducer organization. The Prague meeting is the first of its kind that we are hosting. We got packed to capacity in just two weeks, which signals a strong interest in the events of this type. We were even more pleased by the number of Czech guests. There are almost thirty of them,” stated Martin Peterka, Chief Operating Officer of the CZ.NIC Association and the head of the National Security Team CSIRT.CZ.

Currently, there are 22 official CSIRT/CERT teams from the Czech Republic that are registered in the Trusted Introducer organization. They include the National Security Team CSIRT.CZ operated by CZ.NIC, the Government team GovCERT, academic teams, security teams of domain registrars, ISPs and other organizations.

“FIRST / TF-CSIRT Technical Colloquium held in the Czech Republic is a unique opportunity especially for the members of the Czech security community, where they can meet with representatives of other security teams from abroad and discuss their experience with resolving incidents or some interesting security projects,“ adds Martin Peterka.