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The Community-oriented Computer Security, Advisory and Warning Team

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dc.contributor.author Von Solms, Sebastiaan
dc.contributor.author Ellefsen, Ian
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-26T06:50:19Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-26T06:50:19Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.citation IST-Africa 2010 Conference Proceedings en_US
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-905824-15-1
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10210/5285
dc.description.abstract Critical information infrastructure protection is vital for any nation. Many of a country’s critical systems are interconnected via an information infrastructure, such as the Internet. Should the information infrastructure be targeted by remote attacks, it would have a devastating effect on functioning of a country. Developing nations are no exception. As broadband penetration rates increase, and as Internet access speeds increase, developing nations have to implement safeguards to ensure that their information infrastructure is not target or abused by cyber attackers. Many nations implement CSIRT structures to aid in the protection of their information infrastructure. However these structures are expensive to set up and maintain. In this paper we introduce a Community-oriented Advisory, Security and Warning (C-SAW) Team, which aims to be a cost effective alternative to a CSIRT. C-SAW Teams aims to combine cost-effectiveness with the ability to mutate into a full-scale CSIRT structure over time. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher IIMC International Information Management Corporation en_US
dc.rights Ian Ellefsen, Sebastiaan von Solms en_US
dc.subject Critical information infrastructure protection en_US
dc.subject Cyber attacks en_US
dc.subject Information technology security en_US
dc.subject Community-oriented Advisory, Security and Warning Teams en_US
dc.subject C-SAW Teams en_US
dc.subject CSIRT structures en_US
dc.subject Data protection en_US
dc.subject Internet safety measures en_US
dc.subject Computer Security Incident Response Team structures en_US
dc.subject WARP en_US
dc.title The Community-oriented Computer Security, Advisory and Warning Team en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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