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Deadline of April 10 to Apply For CARIS Workshop on Coordinating Response to Internet Attacks

Dan York

You have just a couple of days to either complete a survey or submit a paper to join the "Coordinating Attack Response at Internet Scale (CARIS)” Workshop happening on June 19, 2015, in Berlin, Germany. As my colleague Mat Ford wrote last month:

How do we help coordinate responses to attacks against Internet infrastructure and users? Internet technology has to scale or it won't survive for long as the network of networks grows ever larger. But it's not just the technology, it's also the people, processes and organisations involved in developing, operating and evolving the Internet that need ways to scale up to the challenges that a growing global network can create.

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In an effort to bring together operators, researchers, CSIRT team members, service providers, vendors, information sharing and analysis centre members to discuss approaches to coordinating attack response at Internet scale, the Internet Society is working with the Internet Architecture Board to develop and host a one-day "Coordinating Attack Response at Internet Scale (CARIS) Workshop" intended to help bridge the many communities working on attack response on the Internet and to foster dialogue about how we collaborate together.

In particular we will be helping to build up a shared directory of incident response organisations and other efforts to help improve information sharing with and coordination between these diverse groups. We believe that having a clearer picture of the range of efforts around the globe and the most helpful ways to share incident-related information will improve the scalability of the overall attack response effort.

The IAB Workshop page about the CARIS workshop has more information about the event and how to apply to participate.

The deadline for either completing the survey or submitting a paper is now Friday, April 10, 2015.

If you are interested in helping improve the overall security and resilience of the Internet through increased communication between the groups responding to the large-scale attacks happening on the Internet every day, I would strongly encourage you to apply!

By Dan York, Author and Speaker on Internet technologies - and on staff of Internet Society. Dan is employed as a Senior Content Strategist with the Internet Society but opinions posted on CircleID are entirely his own. Visit the blog maintained by Dan York here.

Related topics: Cyberattack, Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, Malware, Networks, Spam

 
   

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