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NORS -- CSRIC Best Practices Result

CSRIC Best Practices Result

Detailed Information for the Best Practice: 9-8-8530

Number 9-8-8530
Priority Critical
Description Recover from DHCP-based DoS Attack: If a DHCP ((Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) attack is underway, Service Provider and Network Operators should isolate the source to contain the attack. Plan to force all DHCP clients to renew leases in a controlled fashion at planned increments. Re-evaluate architecture to mitigate similar future incidents.
Network Type(s) Cable; Internet/Data; Satellite; Wireless; Wireline
Industry Role(s) Service Provider; Network Operator
Keyword(s) Cyber Security;Disaster Recovery;Emergency Preparedness;