Chapter 3. The Terminology Piece

This chapter focuses on terminology. Although the topic of terminology may not seem like an important piece to the incident response puzzle, it can have a direct impact on specific resources if terms are too vaguely defined and not fully thought out. A vague definition can also lead to inefficiencies in data tracking and incident-handling procedures. To explore this issue further, let's first review the definition of a computer incident and the types of activities that may be considered to be an incident.

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