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NORS -- CSRIC Best Practices Result

CSRIC Best Practices Result

Detailed Information for the Best Practice: 9-8-8900

Number 9-8-8900
Priority Highly Important
Description Stay Informed about Botnet/Malware Techniques: ISPs should stay informed about the latest botnet/malware techniques so as to be prepared to detect and prevent them.
Network Type(s) Internet/Data
Industry Role(s) Service Provider
Keyword(s) Cyber Security;Intrusion Detection;Training and Awareness;
Reference/Comments See the following document for more information:
http://www.maawg.org/sites/maawg/files/news/MAAWG_Bot_Mitigation_BP_2009-07.pdf
More information can also be found at:
http://isc.sans.edu/index.html
http://www.us-cert.gov/
http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/cyb/cybersecurity/projects/botnet.html

Note that the Best Practices in this grouping are primarily aimed at ISPs that provide service to consumer end-users on residential broadband networks, but may be applicable to other users and networks as well.