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Verizon Helps Industry Fight Cybercrime by Publicly Releasing Framework Used for Data Breach Investigations Reports

Date: March 01, 2010
Source: Computer Crime Research Center

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In an initiative to make it easier for companies to analyze and exchange data about security breaches and unite in the fight against cybercrime, Verizon Business is publicly releasing the research framework used for the company's landmark Data Breach Investigations Reports.

The Verizon Incident-Sharing (VerIS) framework, released Monday (March 1), addresses a critical industrywide issue: the lack of a common standard for the collection of security-incident data and analysis. Businesses and government agencies currently use a variety of different -- and often incompatible -- systems to collect this data, making it difficult to quickly identify major trends in security breaches and to take collective action.

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