New Presidential Policy Directive Details U.S. Cyber Incident Response

Posted: Tue, 08/09/2016 - 3:30pm

The U.S. Government finally has its own incident response plan. In reality it is more like the framework for the development of an incident response plan (IRP); but it is a good high level start. IRP for a nation is more complex than IRP for an organization; but Obama's new Presidential Policy Directive on Cyber Incident Coordination (PPD-41), approved recently, begins to define what constitutes a cyber incident, and who is responsible for responding to that incident.

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