The Basics: Incident Response Learning Path

This learning path gives you a brief introduction to the key fundamentals of Incident Response.

3 hours, 31 minutes

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About The Basics: Incident Response

These concepts will help you understand what happens during each phase of the incident response lifecycle. This path provides a high level overview of how to prepare for an incident, and what happens once an incident is identified. It will also give you insight into containment, investigation, eradication and how to review any lessons learned.



Stage 3 - Containment

Course - 00:37:00

This course explores containment, and the proper scoping and management of it. We examine the details of how to contain an incident and, more importantly, how to define what containment means. We also explore common containment tools.
Stage 4 - Investigation

Course - 00:23:00

In this course, you’ll learn the questions asked in normal investigations and how to properly answer them. You’ll explore the important data sources these answers are pulled from and the role this process plays in incident response overall.
Stage 5 - Eradication

Course - 00:27:00

Dive into what it takes to remove threats from and environment after the threat has been contained. We’ll also take a look at how to verify the threat has been eradicated and address proper notification of eradication to other authorized parties. Lastly, we’ll discuss some common tools for eradication.
Stage 6 - Recovery

Course - 00:19:00

This course shows how we tie directly into business continuity and disaster recovery at this phase. We deal with how to restore systems in the least disruptive and most efficient way, as well as defining what constitutes "recovered." Finally, we look at validation and sign-off of recovery.
Stage 7 - Follow Up/Lessons Learned

Course - 00:13:00

This course deals with how to effectively assess how well the team responded. It also looks at implementing needed improvements and how to ingest feedback from the rest of the organization or even outside organizations.
Incident response fundamentals

Course - 00:40:00

Stage 1: Preparation

Course - 00:25:00

Stage 2: Identification

Course - 00:29:00

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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