[AfrICANN-discuss] call for comment for the IGF Best Practice forum for CSIRTS
Jean Robert Hountomey
hrobert at africacert.org
Thu Aug 20 15:14:25 UTC 2015
The IGF Best Practice forum for CSIRTS is seeking inputs, comments on the questions below from the community.
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*1. To whatdegree do CSIRTs work on issues which are privacy sensitive?*
Do CSIRTs help build up privacy protections for citizens?
In what ways can privacy be a limiting factor for a CSIRT towork
together with the wider community?
*2. What roles allocated to national CSIRT are controversial?*
Do CSIRT have a legitimate law enforcement function? What are the
benefits and concerns?
Do the roles of national CSIRT differ based on where they are built?
E.g. is a regulator-hosted CSIRT different than one developed within
the military, the private sector or academia?
What CSIRT implementations are successful today?
Is there value in having a "neutral" national CSIRT which is
independent from all other organizations and run independently?
What is the role of a CSIRT in a conflict?
*3. How do differences between countries affect misconceptions around CSIRT?*
Does the type of government affect the type of roles allocated to CSIRT?
Do CSIRT in the developing world focus on different services than
the developed world?
How does funding affect the effectiveness of a CSIRT?
What are creative solutions for a lack of funding to operate a CSIRT
*4. How do CSIRT interact with policy makers?*
Do CSIRT typically have a dedicated liaison with the policy community?
Where do CSIRT help influence policy, for instance by spreading
awareness? Are there areas where they should not?
How have policies internationally acknowledged CSIRTs? Do they focus
on particular roles of the CSIRT?
What policy communities are most related to the CSIRT role?
Technology, economy? How can we reach them more effectively?
* Is training available in your country for CSIRT employees
* If not, what training are you in want of?
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