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Security at TNC19: here is what you don’t want to miss

The number of security-related sessions and side meetings at TNC has been on the rise in the past few years, and this year is no exception. If you are working in security, want to meet colleagues from around the world… Continue Reading →

TCS procurement update

The Trusted Certificate Service, TCS (formerly known as TERENA Certificate Service), provides GÉANT members and the wider research and education community with certificates that are recognised by popular web browsers, mobile devices and other user applications. GÉANT is coordinating a… Continue Reading →

Intense three-day Information Security Management meeting:  “We should do this more often”

Don’t we just love a good security incident! A couple of years ago Wannacry targeted computers all around the world just days before a TF-CSIRT meeting, and there was no presentation that did not cover it. Last week we ‘got… Continue Reading →

Four years on: SIG-ISM and WISE get back together

In 2015, two new security collaborations were born: the WISE Community (Wise Information Security for Collaborating e-Infrastructures) and SIG-ISM (Special Interest Group on Information Security Management). Working on similar topics, but uniting different communities, both groups were very enthusiastic and… Continue Reading →

What’s up Asia? CSIRT meeting and training at APAN47

Notwithstanding the geographic distance that separates us, when it comes to challenges in security and privacy, hearing stories from colleagues from NRENs and universities in Asia brings it close to home. Budget limitations, difficulties in hiring and retaining talent, lack… Continue Reading →

Modern TRANSITS makeover at a medieval castle

What would happen if you locked a bunch of cybersecurity training enthusiasts in a medieval castle for a few days? This is not a beginning of an anecdote, but a real event that took place in the Castle of Palmela… Continue Reading →

SIG-ISM: obsession with post-it notes and plans for the future

There is a reason why SIG-ISM meetings are called workshops – for the 7th time Information Security Management experts got together for two days of interactive sessions, some of which included their favourite brainstorming and problem-solving tool – post-it notes…. Continue Reading →

Kia Ora from the CSIRT Capacity Building event at APAN46, New Zealand, 5-9 August

“Kia Ora!”, welcomed a local Maori cultural group the participants of APAN46 Meeting/Conference at the opening reception in Auckland. From then on, this local greeting and expression of thanks became a prominent part of our time in New Zealand. “Kia… Continue Reading →

GÉANT Task Forces and Special Interest Groups have always been open to new members, ideas and topics. Contrary to that, various security collaborations are often perceived as exclusive and restricted to subject experts only. To deny this myth, and in… Continue Reading →

CERT Games in Paris

RENATER and Sorbonne University are pleased to invite you to the second edition of the CERT Games in Paris, on 28-29  June 2018! Our partner COMCERT will provide a new environment for the gamers who will compete together to win… Continue Reading →

NPAPW18: Just say YES!

“A few years ago I agreed to go to Finland to start a new collaboration with a local university not knowing what I was getting myself into. That led to many exciting remote theatre projects between the students of Coventry… Continue Reading →

TRANSITS I and CSIRT in Asia meeting at APAN45 – great potential for international collaboration

“The only way to learn is doing real stuff”, Melanie Rieback (Radically Open Security) encouraged the attendees to take action at the end of her module. She was one of the TRANSITS I trainers at APAN45 that took place on… Continue Reading →

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