Original release date: October 25, 2022
On Nov. 1, 2022, CISA will upgrade from Traffic Light Protocol (TLP) 1.0 to TLP 2.0 in accordance with the recommendation by the Forum of Incident Response Security Teams (FIRST) that organizations move to 2.0 by the end of 2022. TLP Version 2.0 brings the following key updates:
- TLP:CLEAR replaces TLP:WHITE for publicly releasable information.
- TLP:AMBER+STRICT supplements TLP:AMBER, clarifying when information may be shared with the recipient’s organization only.
CISA encourages all network defenders and partners to upgrade to TLP Version 2.0 to facilitate greater information sharing and collaboration. For more information see:
- On Nov. 1, CISA Upgrades to Traffic Light Protocol 2.0 — Join Us! by Tom Millar, Cybersecurity Senior Advisor, CISA, and Co-chair of the FIRST TLP Special Interest Group (SIG)
- CISA.gov/TLP, which contains links to CISA’s TLP 2.0 User Guide and Fact Sheet