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.

Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) vulnerabilities

After several hardware-level security vulnerabilities Meltdown, Spectre, Speculative Store Buffet Bypass and Foreshadow, Intel has released information about a new group of security vulnerabilities, called MDS aka "RIDL" aka "Fallout" aka "Zombieland" affecting most...

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EGI-CSIRT presentations at the EGI Conference

Last week EGI Conference took place in Amsterdam. EGI-CSIRT had two interesting talks on cloud security and federated security. Both presentations are available online: Information Security 3: Who you gonna call by David Groep Security in a cloud environment by David...

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