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An Incident Object Description Exchange Format (IODEF) Extension for Structured Cybersecurity Information (RFC7203) Disclosure Number: IPCOM000236348D
Original Publication Date: 2014-Apr-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2014-Apr-22
Document File: 56 page(s) / 58K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

T. Takahashi: AUTHOR [+2]


The number of incidents in cyber society is growing day by day. Incident information needs to be reported, exchanged, and shared among organizations in order to cope with the situation. IODEF is one of the tools already in use that enables such an exchange.

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Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)                      T. Takahashi Request for Comments: 7203                                          NICT Category: Standards Track                                   K. Landfield ISSN: 2070-1721                                                   McAfee                                                           Y. Kadobayashi                                                                    NAIST                                                               April 2014

     An Incident Object Description Exchange Format (IODEF) Extension                 for Structured Cybersecurity Information


   This document extends the Incident Object Description Exchange Format    (IODEF) defined in RFC 5070 to exchange enriched cybersecurity    information among security experts at organizations and facilitate    their operations.  It provides a well-defined pattern to consistently    embed structured information, such as identifier- and XML-based    information.

Status of This Memo

   This is an Internet Standards Track document.

   This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force    (IETF).  It represents the consensus of the IETF community.  It has    received public review and has been approved for publication by the    Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG).  Further information on    Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.

   Information about the current status of this document, any errata,    and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at

Takahashi, et al.            Standards Track                    [Page 1]
 RFC 7203                        IODEF-SCI                     April 2014

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Table of Contents

   1. Introduction ......................