NIST Draft Guide to Malware Incident Prevention and Handling

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

NIST announces the public comment release of Draft Special Publication 800-83 (SP) Revision 1, Guide to Malware Incident Prevention and Handling for Desktops and Laptops.

Malware is the most common external threat to most hosts, causing widespread damage and disruption and necessitating extensive recovery efforts within most organizations.

This publication provides recommendations for improving an organization’s malware incident prevention measures.

It also gives extensive recommendations for enhancing an organization’s existing incident response capability so that it is better prepared to handle malware incidents, particularly widespread ones.

Draft SP 800-83 Revision 1 updates the original SP 800-83, which was released in 2005. NIST request comments on draft SP 800-83 Revision 1 by Friday, August 31, 2012.

Please send comments to 800-83comments@nist.gov, with the subject "SP 800-83 Comments"

Downloiad the NIST Draft Guide to Malware Incident Prevention and Handling here:

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