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Guide to Malware Incident Prevention and Handling



Peter M. Mell, Karen Kent, Joseph Nusbaum


[Superseded by SP 800-83 Rev. 1 (July 2013):] This publication provides recommendations for improving an organizations malware incident prevention measures. It also gives extensive recommendations for enhancing an organizations existing incident response capability so that it is better prepared to handle malware incidents, particularly widespread ones.
Special Publication (NIST SP) - 800-83
Report Number


computer, incident, malware, prevention, security, virus
Created November 23, 2005, Updated February 19, 2017