Computer Science and Information Technology Vol. 2(6), pp. 268 - 280
DOI: 10.13189/csit.2014.020602
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Incident Response Planning for Data Protection

Muhammad Adeel Javaid *
Member Vendor Advisory Council, CompTIA


The aim of this paper is to provide an advisory service to organizations in the context of facilitating the development of their CSIR capabilities. A great deal of work has been published regarding the basis of network security policies and the process of setting up CSIRs. This paper examines the implications of European privacy law – specifically the Directive on the Protection of Individuals with Regard to the Processing of Personal Data and on the Free Movement of Such Data (95/46/EC) – for CSIRTs handling information relating to incidents. In particular it examines when and how it is appropriate for a CSIRT to use information itself, and the circumstances in which it may be appropriate to disclose it to others.

CSIR, CSIR Capabilities, Incident Response, Data Security

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[1] Muhammad Adeel Javaid , "Incident Response Planning for Data Protection," Computer Science and Information Technology, Vol. 2, No. 6, pp. 268 - 280, 2014. DOI: 10.13189/csit.2014.020602.

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Muhammad Adeel Javaid (2014). Incident Response Planning for Data Protection. Computer Science and Information Technology, 2(6), 268 - 280. DOI: 10.13189/csit.2014.020602.