HANGZHOU, China, November 6, 2018 / PRNewswire / – Hikvision, a leading global manufacturer of security equipment, today announced that the Hikvision Security Threat Response Center (HSRC) is now a member The Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST ) is a recognized global emergency response leader.
FIRST is an international federation of proven computerized crime prevention groups that work together to resolve computer security incidents and promote the implementation of programs to prevent such events. Full membership in FIRST will complement Hikvision’s current initiatives aimed at expanding its abilities to counteract such violations and sharing best practices, as well as provide the HSRC with the opportunity to cooperate with more than 400 federation members from 90 countries. FIRST members include companies such as CISCO, Intel, IBM and Microsoft.
“It is an honor for the Hikvision team to join a coordinated global cybersecurity initiative and provide their knowledge, skills and experience to help create a secure electronic environment,” said Dr. Wang Bin, general director of the Hikvision Network and Information Security Lab , as well as the corporate network security unit. – Our company is making every effort to continuously improve the efficiency and effectiveness of emergency response programs. as well as providing the safest products and services to customers around the world. “
In October of this year, the HSRC took part in the FIRST Regional Symposium in Asia and Oceania held in Shanghai. The head of the center, Mr. Wan Li, shared with the participants a practical example of the IoT botnet in the post-Mirai era and called on manufacturers of equipment, security specialists, government regulators and other stakeholders to jointly solve current industry problems.
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