FIRST – the first on the scene in the event of internet security incidents
The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams is the world's biggest and most highly regarded community of security experts. SWITCH has been a member since 1998.
FIRST is the leading authority when it comes to tools, prevention methods and procedures in the field of international security incidents. It supports CERT teams in governments, organisations and educational institutions worldwide in reacting rapidly and in the appropriate manner to security incidents. Cross-border cooperation and a shared pool of knowledge are decisive factors for success within the FIRST security network.
A decisive advantage for our customers
Members of the Swiss universities, companies, internet users and researchers are embedded in the FIRST expert network via SWITCH-CERT.