Standard Name
NIST SP 800-83 Guide to Malware Incident Prevention and Handling for Desktops and Laptops
Industry Standard
NIST
Publication Number
SP 800-83 Rev.1
Standard Date
7/25/2013
Standard Link
http://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/SpecialPublications/NIST.SP.800-83r1.pdf
Securezoo Overview
NIST announced on 7/25:
"The final release of NIST 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 replaces the original SP 800-83, which was released in 2005."
Topics
Malicious Software Controls
Incident Management