Memberships

As a Member, you'll be facilitating the development of great tools and processes that by design interop with the rest of your community of crime-fighters.

Individual Member: FREE!

Liaison Member: $2,000 USD / Year

  • Liaison Members are individuals or representatives of organizations that have a legitimate interest in and provide value to the Foundation
  • An example Liaison Member would be:
    • an indvidual researcher who reguarly contributes
    • a regional CSIRT organization that isn't able to participate as a Full Member
  • Potential seat on the Advisory Board (non-voting)

Start-Up Member: $15,000 USD / Year

  • Applies to start-up, stand-alone commercial entities incorporated for less than three years
  • Legal Entities interested in creating works in conjunction with the Foundation's mission
  • Example Start-Up Members may include:
    • a startup threat 'cloud' service
    • a startup threat appliance company
  • Potential seat on the Advisory Board (non-voting)
  • see the License section of the FAQ

Commercial Member: $75,000 USD / Year

  • Applies to established, stand-alone commercial entities incorporated for more than three years
  • Legal Entities interested in creating works in conjunction with the Foundation's mission
  • Example Commercial Members may include an existing security company:
    • stepping into the threat 'cloud' service space
    • stepping into the threat appliance space
  • Potential seat on the Advisory Board (non-voting)
  • see the License section of the FAQ

Full Member: $200,000 USD / Year

  • Represent organizations who assist an information technology community or other defined constituency in preventing and handling computer security-related incidents.
  • Example Full Members would be:
    • national or sector level, established CSIRT organization
    • national or sector level, established security research organization
  • Potential seat on the Board of Directors