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Inside Incident Response: 6 Key Tips to Keep in Mind

Experts share the prime window for detecting intruders, when to contact law enforcement, and what they wish they did differently after a breach.
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Assign, Rehearse Response Roles
Twice a year, Hanson practices the incident response process for Code42 with all members of the team involved. It's essential to have a core response team: someone in charge of legal, someone in charge of the technical investigation, and someone who handles public relations.
The minute a member of the incident response team leaves, it's critical they are immediately replaced, she said. Whoever is the newest team member will have to be brought up to speed.
'The trick here is practice,' said Hanson, noting that many companies have a breach response plan but rarely go over it or bring in new people when certain staff leave. 'There's nothing worse than being interviewed by someone when your corporate well-being is on the line, and you might get litigated based on what you say,' she added.
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Assign, Rehearse Response Roles

Twice a year, Hanson practices the incident response process for Code42 with all members of the team involved. It's essential to have a core response team: someone in charge of legal, someone in charge of the technical investigation, and someone who handles public relations.

The minute a member of the incident response team leaves, it's critical they are immediately replaced, she said. Whoever is the newest team member will have to be brought up to speed.

"The trick here is practice," said Hanson, noting that many companies have a breach response plan but rarely go over it or bring in new people when certain staff leave. "There's nothing worse than being interviewed by someone when your corporate well-being is on the line, and you might get litigated based on what you say," she added.

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StephenGiderson,
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4/26/2019 | 1:16:33 AM
Who should we help?
OF course bigger businesses are going to be better prepared when it comes to disaster and external attacks. But they are also more than capable of affording the ramifications of such a situation whereas the smaller guys will struggle. So who really needs the help?
CharlieDoesThings
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CharlieDoesThings,
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3/25/2019 | 10:22:21 AM
6 more tips I could use
Well done with the post, I really enjoyed the tips.
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