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 first F2F meeting in 2024

The EGI CSIRT traditionally meets in Prague for the first F2F meeting in the year. The discussions in this meeting will cover our core activities (handling software vulnerabilities, incident response, security monitoring and others), our security policies and...

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A new vulnerability in the SSH cryptographic network protocol has been discovered (CVE-2023-48795) that could allow an attacker to downgrade the connection’s security by truncating the extension negotiation message. The vulnerability has been found in OpenSSH before...

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