Trained incident response technicians are a sought after resource to help prevent loss of an organization’s data. This course will give you the skills and knowledge you need to effectively manage incident response and protect your systems and data.
Cybersecurity incidents are a daily occurrence in any organization’s infrastructure. Some of these incidents have a serious impact on an organization, and could result in a data breach, legal liability, and loss of customer confidence. Organizations are scrambling to equip their incident response teams with the right knowledge and skills to help combat this serious issue. In this course, Information Security Manager: Information Security Incident Management, you'll gain solid foundational knowledge on managing incident response in your organization, and understand how cybersecurity incident response works. First, you'll learn how to staff and equip the incident response team, as well as ensure they have the proper training and skills they need to carry out an effective response. Next, you'll discover how to develop critical response processes, such as incident triage, notification, and escalation. Then, you’ll see how an incident response plan is developed and maintained, as well as the critical processes that support the plan, such as incident containment, forensics, and investigation. Finally, you'll explore communicating information about the incident to the right stakeholders, including incident metrics, response effectiveness, and the root causes of incidents through professional reporting. By the end of this course, you'll be well-versed in incident management and how it can help you protect your information assets from loss or damage.
Bobby E. Rogers is an information security engineer working as a contractor for Department of Defense agencies, helping to secure, certify, and accredit their information systems. His duties include information system security engineering, risk management, and certification and accreditation efforts.