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ITU-T X.1544 (04/2013)

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Common attack pattern enumeration and classification
Recommendation ITU-T X.1544 is an XML/XSD-based specification for the identification, description, and enumeration of attack patterns. Attack patterns are a powerful mechanism to capture and communicate the attacker's perspective. They are descriptions of common methods for exploiting software. They derive from the concept of design patterns applied in a destructive rather than constructive context and are generated from in-depth analysis of specific real-world exploit examples. The objective of the common attack pattern enumeration and classification (CAPEC) is to provide a publicly available catalogue of attack patterns along with a comprehensive schema and classification taxonomy.
Approval date: 2013-04-26
Provisional name:X.capec
Approval process:TAP
Status: In force
Maintenance responsibility: ITU-T Study Group 17
Further details: Patent statement(s)
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1 X.1544 (04/2013) In force