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        BCP 55
        RFC 3227

        Title:      Guidelines for Evidence Collection and Archiving
        Author(s):  D. Brezinski, T. Killalea
        Status:     Best Current Practice
        Date:       February 2002
        Mailbox:    dbrezinski@In-Q-Tel.org, tomk@neart.org
        Pages:      10
        Characters: 18468
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:  None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-grip-prot-evidence-05.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3227.txt


A "security incident" as defined in the "Internet Security Glossary",
RFC 2828, is a security-relevant system event in which the system's
security policy is disobeyed or otherwise breached.  The purpose of
this document is to provide System Administrators with guidelines on
the collection and archiving of evidence relevant to such a security
incident.

If evidence collection is done correctly, it is much more useful in
apprehending the attacker, and stands a much greater chance of being
admissible in the event of a prosecution.

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