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.

Various Linux kernel vulnerabilities

We would like to point out two vulnerabilities found in the Linux Kernel, that are high risk for our infrastructure. CVE-2020-25211 A buffer overflow vulnerability has been announced by RedHat which may allow a local user to crash the system, compromise data...

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Successful security workshop at ISGC 2021

We had a very successful Security Workshop on Monday 22nd March as part of ISGC 2021, including a discussion of the new Trusted CI Framework, the sharing and active use of threat intelligence, and a hands-on container security session. The threat intelligence session...

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