IR-7(2): Coordination With External Providers

Control Family:

Incident Response

CSF v1.1 References:


(Not part of any baseline)

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Control Statement

The organization:

  1. Establishes a direct, cooperative relationship between its incident response capability and external providers of information system protection capability; and
  2. Identifies organizational incident response team members to the external providers.

Supplemental Guidance

External providers of information system protection capability include, for example, the Computer Network Defense program within the U.S. Department of Defense. External providers help to protect, monitor, analyze, detect, and respond to unauthorized activity within organizational information systems and networks.