What is a chain of custody?

IT Questions BankCategory: CCNA CyberOpsWhat is a chain of custody?

What is a chain of custody?

  • The documentation surrounding the preservation of evidence related to an incident
  • A list of all of the stakeholders that were exploited by an attacker
  • The disciplinary measures an organization may perform if an incident is caused by an employee
  • A plan ensuring that each party involved in an incident response understands how to collect evidence

Explanation: A chain of custody refers to the documentation of evidence collected about an incident that is used by authorities during an investigation.

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