Computer Security Incident Response Team


EGI CSIRT coordinates operational security activities within the EGI Infrastructure to deliver a secure and stable infrastructure, giving scientists and researchers the protection and confidence they require to safely and effectively carry out their research.

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To report a security incident:

To report a software vulnerability:

  • or use this web form
    (don’t discuss on open forums)

Or contact us via email


  • Prevention of security incidents (security monitoring, software vulnerability handling, risk assessment and mitigation)
  • Incident response
  • Security policy and procedures
  • Security Trainings

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Keeping the EGI infrastructure secure requires an understanding of attack and defense techniques that goes beyond the average skill set of system administrators. Security training is vital to guarantee that local teams are able to use available information for a complete incident response. EGI CSIRT has a diverse catalogue of training modules, developed by the team or by partner institutions.

EGI-CSIRT team virtual F2F meeting in July

From 6th to 9th of July an EGI CSIRT virtual F2F meeting took place. The focus of the meeting was on future EGI CSIRT activities, such as security monitoring, vulnerability and incident handling, training, and security policymaking. The team will prepare a new...

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CVE-2021-25217: dhcpd and dhclient vulnerability

DHCP vulnerability (CVE-2021-25217) has been announced, rated 8.8 CVSS v3 Base Score by Redhat. Due to discrepancy between the code that handles encapsulated option information in leases transmitted and the code with reads lease information after it has been written...

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