Endpoint Security Posture Assessment: Enterprise Use Cases (RFC7632)
Original Publication Date: 2015-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2016-Feb-04
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
D. Waltermire: AUTHOR [+2]
This document describes the core set of use cases for endpoint posture assessment for enterprises. It provides a discussion of these use cases and associated building-block capabilities. The described use cases support:
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) D. Waltermire Request for Comments: 7632 NIST Category: Informational D. Harrington ISSN: 2070-1721 Effective Software September 2015
Endpoint Security Posture Assessment: Enterprise Use Cases
This memo documents a sampling of use cases for securely aggregating configuration and operational data and evaluating that data to determine an organization's security posture. From these operational use cases, we can derive common functional capabilities and requirements to guide development of vendor-neutral, interoperable standards for aggregating and evaluating data relevant to security posture.
Status of This Memo
This document is not an Internet Standards Track specification; it is published for informational purposes.
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Harrington Informational [Page 1]
RFC 7632 Enterprise Use Cases for Sec Assessment September 2015
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
2. Endpoint Posture Assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
2.1. Use Cases . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5