An Incident Responder provides the first line of defense after an attack is suspected or has been detected. They quickly respond to neutralize the immediate threat, bring order and control to the situation, and document the crisis for attribution and possible legal prosecution.
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1. Digital Forensics and Incident Response: Incident response techniques and procedures to respond to modern cyber threats, 2nd Edition
An understanding of how digital forensics integrates with the overall response to cybersecurity incidents is key to securing your organization’s infrastructure from attacks. This updated second edition will help you perform cutting-edge digital forensic activities and incident response.
Data breaches can be catastrophic, but they remain mysterious because victims don’t want to talk about them. In Data Breaches, world-renowned cybersecurity expert Sherri Davidoff shines a light on these events, offering practical guidance for reducing risk and mitigating consequences. Reflecting extensive personal experience and lessons from the world’s most damaging breaches.
Information Security Policies, Procedures, and Standards: A Practitioner’s Reference gives you a blueprint on how to develop effective information security policies and procedures. It uses standards such as NIST 800-53, ISO 27001, and COBIT, and regulations such as HIPAA and PCI DSS as the foundation for the content. Highlighting key terminology, policy development concepts and methods, and suggested document structures, it includes examples, checklists, sample policies and procedures, guidelines, and a synopsis of the applicable standards.
This issue of Cyber Secrets covers several items within the Incident Response real including tools and techniques to make an incident responder’s job a little easier. Included is a sample preservation letter if you need to request evidence from a third party , memory capture, log analysis, and more.
Create, maintain, and manage a continual cybersecurity incident response program using the practical steps presented in this book. Don’t allow your cybersecurity incident responses (IR) to fall short of the mark due to lack of planning, preparation, leadership, and management support.
Prepare for the challenging GIAC Certified Incident Handler exam using the detailed information contained in this effective exam preparation guide. Written by a recognized cybersecurity expert and seasoned author, GCIH GIAC Certified Incident Handler All-in-One Exam Guide clearly explains all of the advanced security incident handling skills covered on the test.