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The Top 3 Challenges with Incident Response 

If an organization’s primary cybersecurity defenses fail and suffer a cyberattack, team members must react quickly and efficiently, overcoming incident response challenges to eliminate the danger and restore normal operations.  However, there are many different Incident response challenges faced by organizations, including the high volume of cyberattacks, budget constraints, lack of knowledgeable personnel, and lack…

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What Is Threat Modeling
What Is Threat Modeling & What Are Its Advantages?

Threat modeling is the process of defining an organization’s cybersecurity needs, threats, and vulnerabilities, and then suggesting ways to meet these needs and address these vulnerabilities. In his classic work of military strategy, The Art of War, Sun Tzu wrote that “if you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result…

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Qualities of Cyber Incident Response Experts
5 Successful Qualities of Cyber Incident Response Experts 

Cyber incident responders respond to cyber incidents, which the Department of Homeland Security defines as “an event that could jeopardize the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of digital information or information systems” (n.d.). These professionals use their cybersecurity knowledge and skills to help organizations mitigate the damages caused by cyber incidents. In the event of a…

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What Is Incident Management?
What Is Incident Management and What Are Its Advantages?

What Is Incident Management and What Are Its Advantages? Business owners are always looking for ways to keep their company safe from unforeseen security incidents, which can cause significant losses. One way to do this is by implementing an incident management process. What is incident management, and why do organizations need it? This article will…

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Becoming an Incident Handler
Becoming an Incident Handler: Why Getting Certified Matters

When something goes wrong with a company’s IT infrastructure, having the right plan in place for how to handle it is crucial. This is where incident management comes in. Incident management is the process of identifying, responding to, and resolving security events that affect a company’s IT systems. To ensure that an organization has the…

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Understanding the Incident Response Life Cycle

Incident response management is an integral part of cybersecurity operations. Incident responders are the first to react to any security incident: They help organizations identify, contain, eradicate, and recover from the incident. Incident handlers help create incident management plans for detection and recovery procedures. Incident handlers—and the entire company—can use these plans in the event of…

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