EGI CSIRT

Computer Security Incident Response Team


MISSION

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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CONTACTS

To report a security incident:

To report a software vulnerability:

  • report-vulnerability@egi.eu or use this web form
    (don’t discuss on open forums)

Or contact us via email

WHAT WE DO

  • 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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TRAININGS

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 hackathon in CERN

For the first time, several members of EGI CSIRT assembled in CERN for a week-long hackathon focusing on future projects. This event was highly successful and could form a useful template for work requiring several team members to meet concurrently.

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Linux namespaces and containers

A namespace wraps a global system resource in an abstraction that makes it appear to the processes within the namespace that they have their own isolated instance of the global resource. Containers are an implementation of using namespaces.The namespaces in Linux are:...

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