Verizon releases framework for reporting security incidents

William Jackson reports:
Verizon Business on Monday released for public use a framework for collecting and reporting information about security incidents in the hope of creating a standardized way for government and industry to share information about breaches.

“If we don’t have a common language to collect and communicate data, we are going to be handicapped,” said Wade Baker, director of risk intelligence for Verizon.

The company announced the availability of the Verizon Information-Sharing framework at the RSA Security Conference. The site also contains a forum for VerIS users. Baker said the framework is expected to evolve with input from the security community.
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