Security Training


The GÉANT GN4 project has arranged a series of training events to support the community. The training events have been offered live throughout 2020 / 21. Previously run sessions are available for...

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Cyber Security Month 2021:

October 2021 was Cyber Security Month. Also this year GÉANT launched a campaign to raise cybersecurity awareness within the R&E community. After the success of “Become a Cyber ​​Hero” CSM2020,  which saw the active participation of 20 NREN organisations from Europe and beyond, we are delighted to inform you that Cyber Heroes returned bigger and better in October 2021! Working from home safely Due to the pandemic outbreak working from home has become commonplace for many organisations in the...

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Harder times for fraudulent online shops

With online commerce on a steep rise, the potential for luring customers through false online shops is also growing. Now, however, Switzerland’s national research and education network SWITCH is working with partners to make things harder for the perpetrators. A new tool will spot patterns in the way fraudulent web shops are set up and enable fast action to delete them. During three months of operation, a total of 90,842 new Swiss domains ending with .ch were registered. Of these, 411...

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Let’s talk about Security!

Security Day 2021 took place online on Monday 14 June, launching the series of TNC21 side meetings! Around 85 attendees joined a full day of discussions, workshops and briefings on the latest security developments for Research & Education. The main objective of the one-day event was to share progress and achievements,  look at new ways for the GÉANT community to collaborate in the future and resource-sharing. A productive day All participants agreed that the day was stimulating and content...

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TNC Sponsor Webinar: Don’t be a victim. Ransomware can be beaten! 10/05/21 16:00 CEST

Don’t be a victim. Ransomware can be beaten! Orange CyberDefense Ransomware and double extortion are without doubt the most serious security threats facing us today. Hundreds of businesses large and small are falling victim each month, and we just can’t seem to stop the scourge. To help us get ahead, our security researchers have carried out an extensive investigation into the “untold story” of ransomware, including insights into crime theory, the players and business models, the systemic...

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