Introduction to Incident Response

Review the fundamentals of incident response and learn how to build an IR team and effective playbook for handling incidents.

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Course description

In this course, we will dig into the NIST phases of incident response. We will also talk about business continuity and DR, specifically how it relates to incident response. Lastly, we dig into creating a playbook that fits your organization and its business needs. We also address the team required to realize the playbook and policies.

Course syllabus

The Value of Incident Response and FundamentalsDuration: 13:13

Learn the fundamentals of IR and why it's important.

The NIST 5 Phases of Incident ResponseDuration: 19:28

A breakdown of the five phases of IR, per NIST.

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery RolesDuration: 6:53

How business continuity and disaster recovery applies.

Building an IR PlaybookDuration: 9:44

A discussion of how to create an IR playbook.

Building an IR TeamDuration: 5:38

How to properly build an incident response team.

Meet the author

Keatron Evans

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Keatron Evans is regularly engaged in training, consulting, penetration testing and incident response for government, Fortune 50 and small business. In addition to being the lead author of the best selling book, Chained Exploits: Advanced Hacking Attacks from Start to Finish, you will see Keatron on major news outlets such as CNN, Fox News and others on a regular basis as a featured analyst concerning cybersecurity events and issues.

For years, Keatron has worked regularly as both an employee and consultant for several intelligence community organizations on breaches and offensive cybersecurity and attack development. Keatron also provides world class training for the top training organizations in the industry, including Infosec Flex live boot camps and the Infosec Skills on-demand skill development platform.

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