SIX is only the 17th Swiss company to be accredited by the FIRST organization. The application must be accompanied by the recommendation of at least two sponsoring companies that are already part of the FIRST organization and vouch for the applicants. In addition, the candidate team must pass a maturity assessment, including an on-site visit, where the requirements for membership are validated and verified.

With the original goal to ensure a safer internet for all still valid, FIRST runs more than 20 Special Interest Groups (SIGs) focusing on anything from malware analysis to incident response ethics, develops and provides input to standards like the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) or the Traffic Light Protocol (TLP) for information sharing and defines Best Practices for many different areas of cyber security.

FIRST activities are underpinned by a community of close to 600-member incident response teams from all over the world – largest network of its kind.

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Any questions?

Please do not hesitate to contact Jürg Schneider.

About SIX
SIX operates and develops infrastructure services for the Swiss and Spanish Stock Exchanges, for Post-Trade Services, Banking Services and Financial Information with the aim of raising efficiency, quality and innovative capacity across the entire value chain of the Swiss and Spanish financial centers. The company is owned by its users (120 banks). With a workforce of 4,044 employees and a presence in 20 countries, it generated operating income of CHF 1.5 billion and Group net profit of CHF 185.0 million in 2022.