Stage 2 – Identification

This course explores the process of identifying when there has been an event that falls into the category of becoming an incident. It also touches on classification levels for incidents.

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Course description

This course deals specifically with how incidents are identified, as well as the classification levels that incidents might fall within. It also reminds the student that these classification levels are established with input from upper management and the rest of the organization. We go into details of notifying the appropriate parties of the incident and how to do that properly. We end this course with a discussion of common tools and techniques.

Course syllabus

Incident IdentificationDuration: 11:24

Lesson on how incident are initially identified.

IR Classification LevelsDuration: 6:00

A dive into how incidents are classified on different levels and why.

Communication/Notification of an IncidentDuration: 11:28

This session deals with the proper communication and notifications that should happen around an incident.

Identification Tools and TechniquesDuration: 9:01

A brief discussion of the common tools and techniques used for incident identification.

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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