Today's Dark Reading's Virtual Conference on the business perspectives of cybersecurity will include a panel to prep your leaders for responding to the inevitable breach.
January 20, 2016
2 Min Read
The time to make a data breach response plan is before a breach occurs. After a breach is not the time to discover that you didn't collect the right logs, don't know how to contact your emergency incident response team, and have a lot of surprise costs you didn't budget for.
Of course, developing a plan is easier said than done. Luckily, Dark Reading is here to help. Join us today, Jan. 26, for a Dark Reading Virtual Event on the topic of Cybersecurity: The Business View, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time, and pay special attention to the panel discussion "Preparing Your Business For A Major Data Breach," at 2:45 p.m.
Your moderator for the panel will be yours truly, and our guests will be John P. Gelinne, Captain, US Navy (Ret), and director of Deloitte Advisory Cyber Risk Services; John H. Sawyer, managing security consultant, InGuardians; and Roman Brozyna, chief information security officer of Bit9.
The very word "breach" may spur a string of questions for other business leaders, such as:
How can I make sure I detect security incidents quickly? Where should I be looking for indicators of compromise?
Do I really have to collect a million logs? What are the most important pieces of information forensic investigators will want me to provide, and how do I make sure I collect it appropriately and don't destroy it by mistake?
How do I know when it's the right time to contact law enforcement, and how do I know who to contact?
What liability issues do I need to be aware of after a data breach? It goes way beyond breach notification laws, doesn't it?
What hidden costs will my company incur while responding to a data breach?
Besides the chief information security officer, who else in my company plays an essential role in data breach response? When is the right time to include them in the planning?
Is the cyber insurance industry mature enough yet to make it a worthwhile investment?
Who should be calling the shots in the wake of a data breach?
What are the do's and don't's for public relations in the wake of a breach? Which breached organizations have done PR really well and which have done it really poorly?
Join us at 2:45 p.m. Eastern Time to get answers to these questions and more. Better yet, join us at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time and make sure you don't miss a single minute of this Dark Reading Virtual Event. Register now.
Cybersecurity: The Business View (Click to register)
About the Author(s)
Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad of other topics. She authored the 2009 CSI Computer Crime and Security Survey and founded the CSI Working Group on Web Security Research Law -- a collaborative project that investigated the dichotomy between laws regulating software vulnerability disclosure and those regulating Web vulnerability disclosure.
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