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The Importance and Benefits of Incident Response

An Incident Response Plan prepares a business for responding to a security breach or cyber-attack. An Incident Response Plan outlines the steps an organisation should take when they discover a potential cyber-attack, allowing them to quickly identify, contain, and remediate threats. It’s also essential for organisations to have processes in place when reporting a cyber attack.


Cyber incident response: a guide for small businesses

Cyber incident response offers a structured approach to respond to, manage and mitigate security incidents in order to limit the potential disruption of attacks. In this blog, we discuss how small businesses are being impacted by cyber threats, what cyber incident response involves and the steps you can take to protect your business.


Gartner Names Trustwave in 2023 Market Guide for Digital Forensics and Incident Response Retainer Services

The industry analyst firm Gartner has named Trustwave as a Representative Vendor in its 2023 Market Guide for Digital Forensics and Incident Response Retainer Services. This distinction comes on the heels of Trustwave being named a Representative Vendor in Gartner’s 2023 Market Guide for Managed Detection and Response (MDR).

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Incident Response Service Breakdown

Incident response is a comprehensive approach to dealing with potential security incidents, such as unauthorised access, data breaches, and malicious attacks that might affect an organisation’s network. The goal of incident response is not just to contain the threat but also to learn from it by understanding what happened, why it happened, and how it can be prevented from happening in the future.


Threat Hunting vs Incident Response for Cyber Resilience

Protecting data and protecting business continuity are both similar and different. In a data driven world, your mission as a security analyst is to prevent threat actors from gaining unauthorized access to sensitive data and systems. Simultaneously, you also need to investigate incidents rapidly, ensuring that critical services experience as little downtime as possible.


Effective AWS Incident Response: Examples and Recommendations

The use of Amazon Web Services (AWS) in organizations around the world is prolific. The platform accounted for 31% of total cloud infrastructure services spend in Q2 2022, growing by 33% annually. Despite its widespread use, many organizations still fail to consider the nuances of incident response in AWS.


Effective Cloud Incident Response: Fundamentals and Key Considerations

Human error behind misconfigurations, a host of insecure remote access issues, exposed business credentials with reused passwords and unpatched vulnerabilities have all contributed to a significant increase in cloud security incidents. Many organizations don’t foresee the challenges of what it will take to protect their data and operations after a move to the cloud.


Top 15 Cyber Incident Response Use Cases

As technology continues to advance, the risks of cyber threats and data breaches become more prevalent. That's why having a proper incident response plan and building an effective incident response team is essential to mitigating the damages of a cyber incident. According to a study by the University of Maryland, a cyber attack occurs every 39 seconds on average. For businesses, the stakes are high, and a data breach can result in significant losses, both financial and reputational.