“Stichting Open CSIRT Foundation” is a “Stichting” under the law of The Netherlands. It was founded on 21 October 2016 as a not-for-profit foundation, which was anchored in the bylaws. Its founding fathers are Klaus-Peter Kossakowski, Miroslaw Maj and Don Stikvoort – they donated the start-up costs and ensured that the OCF started off financially secure. The “Stichting” is referred to as “Open CSIRT Foundation”, in short OCF. The OCF’s goal is to stimulate the state-of the-art in Internet security and resilience worldwide, in order to contribute to democracy as well as personal freedom. In order to achieve that goal, the Foundation will stimulate and facilitate relevant services, research, trainings, education, standardisation, best practices and any other associated activities.