Developing and Testing an Effective Incident Response Program

Part of the Dark Reading Cybersecurity Crash Course

If your organization doesn't have a plan for handling a major data breach, you're already in trouble. In order to swiftly and effectively respond to a cyber compromise, you must develop a program for first response in the data center, and downstream response in the business units and in the public eye. This session offers some guidance on how to build an incident response plan that can identify and repair compromises as quickly as possible -- and how to test and practice that plan so that you're ready for the real thing.

On Demand
1h 00min

Attend this course and you'll learn:

  • The fundamental parts of any incident response plans, and get a breakdown of the leading cyber IR frameworks
  • Who should be on your incident response team  
  • multiple methods to test your incident response procedures, before you need them, (and how often they need to be practiced)
  • how to measure the effectiveness of your incident response plan

Featured Speakers

  • Sara Peters
    Sara Peters
    Senior Editor
    Dark Reading

    Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad of other topics. She authored the 2009 CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey and founded the CSI Working Group on Web Security Research Law -- a collaborative project that investigated the dichotomy between laws regulating software vulnerability disclosure and those regulating Web vulnerability disclosure.

  • Andy Jordan
    Andy Jordan
    Senior Security Associate
    Bishop Fox

    Andy Jordan (CISSP, LeanIT, MCSA, MCP, Security+, Network+, ITIL v3) is a Security Associate at Bishop Fox, a cyber security consulting firm providing services to the Fortune 500, global financial institutions, and high-tech startups. In this role, he focuses on resolving IT security and risk gaps in enterprise environments.

  • John Jolly
    John Jolly
    President & CEO

    John Jolly, President and CEO of Syncurity and has over 30 years of experience in the security industry. Prior to joining Syncurity John was a Vice President and General Manager at General Dynamics where he led a large portfolio of commercial and Federal cybersecurity business, including the digital forensics incident-response practice responsible for responding to and resolving some of the largest security breaches in history. John also led the acquisition of Fidelis Security Systems, a market leading network software security business, in order to reposition General Dynamics existing digital forensics and incident response business within the commercial network security space.

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