//Blogs - 17 Aug 2017

AusCERT in Korea for the 2017 APISC/TRANSITS Security Training Course

AusCERT participated in the APISC Security Training Course [1], organised by KrCERT/CC [2], operated by the Korea Internet & Security Agency [3] in the last week of July 2017. 

AusCERT sent a team member to join three (3) other instructors to facilitate the TRANSITS I [4] material to twenty-one (21) recipients CERT/CSIRT from across the globe.
Along with the instruction of TRANSITS I material, there were also other CERT/CSIRT exercises and economy reports of CERT/CSIRT operations, that helped share experience in organising and operating CERT/CSIRT.  AusCERT is honored to have been part of the APISC Security Training Course organised by KrCERT.

[1] APISC Security Training Course – Asia Pacific Internet Security Conference Security Training Course. A yearly CERT capacity building initiative from South Korea that is run in conjunction to a yearly conference that bears the same name APISC. 

[2] KrCERT/CC – Korean Computer Emergency Response Team / Coordination Centre. KrCERT/CC, created in 2010 and operates as the National CERT for South Korea. KrCERT is managed by KISA. https://www.krcert.or.kr/krcert/intro.do

[3] KISA – Korean Internet & Security Agency. KISA sponsored by the South Korean Ministry of Science and ICT, commenced operation in 2009 and is responsible for the private sector of the Internet in South Korea. http://www.kisa.or.kr/eng/main.jsp

[4] TRANSITS I. TRANSITS I course, created in 2001 is maintained by members of European CERTs with modules that deal with the Organization, Operation Legal and Technical aspect of CERT/CSIRT operation. https://www.terena.org/activities/transits/transits-i/