[Community-Discuss] FIRST & AfricaCERT Virtual Symposium for Africa and Arab Regions - Registration still open

Jean-Robert Hountomey hrobert at africacert.org
Wed Dec 1 00:11:31 UTC 2021


the Program Committee has tailored the program for the upcoming symposium to respond 
to requests for training from the community. We have places open for the FIRST & AfricaCERT Virtual Symposium for the African and Arab Regions taking place over Zoom on December 7-9.

There is no fee to participate. French Translation is available for the plenary.

Registration and full event details can be found at:

*Event Overview*
The 2021 FIRST & AfricaCERT Symposium for the African and Arab Regions will be held online from December 7-9, 2021.
Participants are expected to be comprised of the IR Community from the African and Arab regions. We also expect to attract network operators, anti-abuse teams,
and other security professionals from the African and Arab regions.

The event will be presented in English with French translation available during the plenary sessions on December 7.

*Program Agenda At-A-Glance*
View the full agenda details and scheduled times (in UTC) at:

- *December 7 – Plenary Panel Discussions: Regional and International Initiatives, Frameworks and Related Standards, Product Security Incident Response,
Computer Security Incident Response, Maturity, Open-source Tools and CSIRT Success Stories, Open Data (OSINT), and Threat Intelligence Sharing Platforms and Tools,
Observed Malicious Cyber Criminality During COVID in the African and Arab Regions.

- *December 8 – Training Opportunities:* Open-source Tools for Incident Response,
MITRE ATT&CK Fundamentals, CSIRT Maturity Modeling, Protective DNS – Why It Matters and How to Deploy It On-prem. Designing and Running Cyber-exercises for CSIRTs.

- *December 9 – Training Opportunities:* Incident Response and Classification Workshop, Malware Information Sharing Platform (MISP) Fundamentals, National Cyber Crisis Management.

*Several training sessions have limited capacity, don’t delay your registration!*

On Behalf of the Secretariat.

About FIRST.**FIRST brings together a variety of computer security incident response teams from government, commercial, and educational organizations.
FIRST aims to foster cooperation and coordination in incident prevention, to stimulate rapid reaction to incidents, and to promote information sharing among members and the community at large. more at:https://www.first.org/

About AfricaCERT
AfricaCERT is the African Forum of Incident and Security Response Teams. More at:https://www.africacert.org/mission-statement/

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