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Nicole Harris

Filesender Workshop: Join us in Utrecht

Filesender will be hosting a two day workshop on 1st and 2nd May 2018 at the Surfnet Office in Utrecht. The meeting is free to attend and registration is open. This meeting will be a chance to meet the current… Continue Reading →

TF-CSIRT says “Moin Moin” to Hamburg

From the 5th – 7th February 2018, over 250 CSIRT professionals attended the TF-CSIRT meeting & FIRST Regional Symposium Europe – kindly hosted by DFN CERT. The meeting broadly covered four themes: human capital, EU initiatives, products and platforms and… Continue Reading →

SAML vulnerabilities announced: action advised

On 27th February 2018, Duo announced the discovery of a new vulnerability class that affects SAML-based single sign-on (SSO) systems.  The issue is described in the announcement linked above.  This affects SAML Service Providers (SP) across a range of different… Continue Reading →

TF-CSIRT defines a new strategy

The mission of TF-CSIRT – the task force on computer security incident response teams – is to facilitate and improve the collaboration between the European CSIRT community members to make cyberspace a better place. TF-CSIRT operates with a European mindset,… Continue Reading →

Who’s afraid of the GDPR?

In homage to Halloween, GÉANT has spent this week focusing on one of the big monsters facing all of our community over the next 8 months – the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The fact that there are only 205… Continue Reading →

Key Reinstallation Attack and WPA2

Recently there has been an announcement concerning the Key Reinstallation Attack (KRACK) vulnerability which allows the decryption of WPA2 messages being the key exploit. This may open up additional vulnerabilities toward a wireless client and the security and integrity of… Continue Reading →

Healthy or Hacked? Questions for the 52nd TF-CSIRT Meeting

TF-CSIRT met for the 52nd time in Stockholm, Sweden – kindly hosted by TeliaCompany at their beautiful new offices. When we had finished admiring the indoor waterfall, the smurf-hut meeting rooms and the fully open-plan offices, the meeting started with… Continue Reading →

Busy season of working groups ahead – register to participate!

After a quiet summer break, the GÉANT Task Forces and Special Interest Groups are now in full planning stage for a busy September of meetings.  If you’ve never attended a meeting before or have been absent from them for a… Continue Reading →

Announcing Filesender 2.0 beta 1

The Filesender team is pleased to announce the release of Filesender 2.0 beta 1. We welcome feedback from the community via github or on the Filesender mailing lists. Submitted by Nicole HarrisClick here to read the full article

Your TNC17 Guide to: the GÉANT Community Programme

TNC17 on 29 May to 2 June has a packed programme of events reflecting activities from around the NREN community. The GÉANT Community Programme is an overarching, community-driven framework to foster collaboration and support initiatives in a broad range of… Continue Reading →

Evolving the listed teams process at Trusted Introducer

The concept of ‘listed’ teams has been built into the make-up of the Trusted Introducer (TI) service since it began. As part of its ongoing commitment to review services and value for the community, the TF-CSIRT (task force on computer… Continue Reading →

What Have the Task Forces Ever Done for Us?

Community groups The GÉANT Task Forces and Special Interest Groups (SIGs) have long been a core part of the GÉANT community. They provide an environment for people working in specialist areas across our NRENs and the broader community to come… Continue Reading →

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