WISE Feedback Gathered at the NSF Summit

This August, WISE was warmly welcomed to the NSF Cybersecurity Summit 2017 in Arlington, Virginia. Many thanks to our hosts for facilitating a hugely useful and productive workshop! Doug Pearson from REN-ISAC kicked off the day with an interactive presentation of the pDNS Data Sharing project, aiming to pool anonymised passive DNS logs for the Read more about WISE Feedback Gathered at the NSF Summit[…]

Learning from SURF’s Cyber Threat Assessment ’16

As well as being the Co-Chair of WISE’s RAW Working group, Bart Bosma of SURFnet is instrumental in identifying the current risks to our community. The Cyber Threat Assessment for 2016, authored by Bart and presented at TNC17, identifies the key threats over the past year for education, research and business. An English version has recently been made Read more about Learning from SURF’s Cyber Threat Assessment ’16[…]

WISE Releases Risk Management Template

The WISE RAW WG (Risk Assessment Working Group) has published an easy to use risk management template with instructions for infrastructures and sites. The template is based on best practices shared by the participating infrastructures. The template is published with CC-BY license and can be downloaded  from the WISE Wiki. The template will be tested during the next WISE event, a full day Read more about WISE Releases Risk Management Template[…]

Wise e-infrastructures endorse WISE recommendations

The WISE Community is proud to announce that the governing principles and approach of the SCI Framework were endorsed by key e-infrastructures for research from Europe and the rest of the world. SCI (Security for Collaborating Infrastructures) is a framework of best practices and policy standards for security with the goal of facilitating collaboration during Read more about Wise e-infrastructures endorse WISE recommendations[…]

Trust Framework Endorsement at TNC17

Register now to join WISE at the SCI Endorsement Ceremony at TNC17! Registration is open at https://tnc17.geant.org/core/event/27  The Security for Collaborating Infrastructures (SCI) working group is a collaborative activity within the Wise Information Security for e-Infrastructures (WISE) trust community. The aim of the trust framework is to enable interoperation of collaborating Infrastructures in managing cross-infrastructure Read more about Trust Framework Endorsement at TNC17[…]

Frameworks, Metrics and Catalogues meet Windmills, Bikes and Canals

This week, 28 WISE experts spent 2 days at Nikhef in Amsterdam to share community updates and focus on our Working Group Objectives for SCIV2, RAW and STAA. The full day dedicated to working sessions allowed us to make significant progress on documents and frameworks, which WISE will be publishing over the coming months. Want more information? Read more about Frameworks, Metrics and Catalogues meet Windmills, Bikes and Canals[…]


WISE flew the flag for collaborative security at the Digital Infrastructures for Research (DI4R) Conference in Krakow this September. With both a co-located workshop and a session within the main programme, it was clear that security for e-Infrastructures was a hot topic. Talks featured speakers representing over 8 countries and ranged from the challenges of Cloud Security to Read more about WISE at DI4R[…]

Managing Information Security

WISE features in the 23rd issue of GÉANT Connect, shedding light on the work that we are doing to improve information security in collaborating E-infrastructures. “Defending information and computer systems from unauthorised access, use, disclosure, disruption or destruction has become an area of increasing importance and urgency. Within the GÉANT community, the special interest group Read more about Managing Information Security[…]