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Work item: X.1205 (ex X.cso)
Status: Approved on 2008-04-18 
Approval process: TAP
Type of work item: Recommendation
Version: New
Provisional name: X.cso
Equivalent number: -
Timing: -
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Subject/title: Overview of cybersecurity
Summary: This Recommendation provides a definition for cybersecurity. The Recommendation provides a taxonomy of security threats from an operator point of view. Cybersecurity vulnerabilities and threats are presented and discussed at various network layers. Various cybersecurity technologies that are available to counter threats include: routers, firewalls, antivirus protection, intrusion detection systems, intrusion protection systems, secure computing, audit and monitoring. Network protection principles such as defense in depth, access and identity management with application to cybersecurity are discussed. Risk management strategies and techniques are discussed including the value of training and education in protecting the network. A discussion of cybersecurity standards, cybersecurity implementation issues and certification are presented.
Comment: Regarding draft new Recommendations X.1205 determined on 15 December 2006, SG 17 received substantial comments at its September 2007 meeting and as a result the approval of X.1205 is now planned for the April 2008 SG 17 meeting.
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