Foundation Projects

FCA: FIRST Regional Symposium for the Pacific 2023

Forum for Incident Response Teams (FIRST)

FIRST partnered with the Pacific Cyber Security Operational Network (PaCSON) to organize a Regional Symposium for the Pacific in Port Vila, Vanuatu from September 20 to 22, 2023.

The event brought together the Pacific incident response and operational cybersecurity communities to share information and good practice; attend hands-on training; and foster connection and collaboration across diverse stakeholder groups in the region.

The event took place alongside the PaCSON Annual General Meeting September 18 to 20.

Presentations at the event included:

  • Breaking the Cultural Norms to Improve Cybersecurity Awareness
  • Capture the Flag (CTF)
  • Cyber Awareness Campaigns - TWICT
  • Cybersecurity: A Risky Business
  • Effective DFIR Investigation with Limited Resources
  • Incident Response, Lessons Learned and Case Studies
  • Lesson Learnt: Cyber Security Operations in an Island State
  • The Power of Azure Sentinel: SIEM & SOAR All in One
  • TOTLP:GREENTonga - TCC Security Perspective from Smaller ISP