Cyber Defense Analysis and Support

  • Izzat Alsmadi


Cyber Defense Service Provider; CDSP (also called Computer Network Defense Service Provider; CNDSP in several references, Cyber Security Service Provider (CSSP), even cloud defense service provider) represents an organization responsible for delivering different functions: protection, detection, evaluation, response, and sustainment services to service subscribers. CNDSP team consists of a Computer Emergency Response Team; CERT or Incident Response and Recovery Team (IRRT). The team is also related to Network Operations and Security Center. The team should ensure that service subscribers have extensive anti-malware programs, vulnerability management plan, etc. Figure 4.1 shows overall CSSP tasks according to DISA (


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Izzat Alsmadi
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  1. 1.Texas A&M UniversitySan AntonioUSA

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