STIX2.1 Best Practices


October 10, 2022 ,
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Earlier today members of the CTI TC received notification that the Best Practices document developed in support of the STIX2.1 OASIS Standard had been finalized. Below is the announcement and links to the final document.

OASIS is pleased to announce publication of “STIX™ Best Practices Guide Version 1.0.0”, a Committee Note from the members of the OASIS Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) TC [1].

This guide suggests best practices to use for STIX content, considering both the normative statements as well as considerations beyond the specification.

The Committee Note is available here:

STIX Best Practices Guide Version 1.0.0
Committee Note 01
15 September 2022

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For your convenience, OASIS provides a complete package of the Committee Note that you can download here:

Members of the CTI TC approved this Committee Note by a Full Majority vote on 15 September 2022 as documented in the TC minutes [2].

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RJG CTIN President & Co-Founder
Jane Ginn As the co-founder of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Network (CTIN), a consultancy with partners in Europe, Ms. Ginn has been pivotal in the development of the STIX international standard for modeling and sharing threat intelligence. She currently serves as the Secretary of the OASIS Threat Actor Context Technical Committee, contributing to the creation of a semantic technology ontology for cyber threat actor analysis. Her efforts in this area and her earlier work with the Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) TC earned her the 2020 Distinguished Contributor award from OASIS. In public service, she advised five Secretaries of the US Department of Commerce on international trade issues from 1994 to 2001 and served on the Washington District Export Council for five years. In the EU, she was an appointed member of the European Union's ENISA Threat Landscape Stakeholders' Group for four years. A world traveler and amateur photojournalist, she has visited over 50 countries, further enriching her global outlook and professional insights. Follow me on LinkedIn:
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