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Better Reporting Guidelines for Better Data

January 2016 Presentation
Christopher Washington (Department of Homeland Security), Brian Allen (US-CERT)

This presentation was given in January 2016 at FloCon, a network security conference that provides a forum for large-scale network flow analytics.


CERT Division


US-CERT has completed a thorough overhaul of its incident notification guidelines and incident reporting mechanisms. This presentation explains what changed, why, and how the new system allows for continuous improvement in understanding the real risks faced by the U.S. government.