Benjamin Franklin is quoted as saying by failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. In many ways, this sentiment is quite accurate when it comes to organizations and the threat of cyber attacks. Preparing for a cyber attack is a critical function that must be taken as seriously as any other aspect of cyber security. Having a solid understanding of the Incident Response Process to build on with an incident response capability can provide organizations with a measure of preparation so that in the event of an incident, they can respond. Keep in mind as we move forward that the forensic techniques, threat intelligence, and reverse engineering are there to assist an organization to get to the end, that is, back up and running. This ...

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