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Indicators of Compromise (IoCs) and Their Role in Attack Defence
draft-paine-smart-indicators-of-compromise-04

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Kirsty Paine , Ollie Whitehouse , James Sellwood , Andrew S
Last updated 2022-01-12
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Abstract

Cyber defenders frequently rely on Indicators of Compromise (IoCs) to identify, trace, and block malicious activity in networks or on endpoints. This draft reviews the fundamentals, opportunities, operational limitations, and best practices of IoC use. It highlights the need for IoCs to be detectable in implementations of Internet protocols, tools, and technologies - both for the IoCs' initial discovery and their use in detection - and provides a foundation for new approaches to operational challenges in network security.

Authors

Kirsty Paine
Ollie Whitehouse
James Sellwood
Andrew S

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