Defensive actions against the cyberattack are crucial and vital for your system’s programming’s survival and performance. Now the market is moving towards strategies that act in an advance and proactive way. Methods prevent the cyberattack from happening in the first place. Companies and organizations do not sit back and wait for the cyberattack to happen for the defensive actions to execute. They work on ways to gather all the critical data and tools needed for the correct response at the right time to save their systems and lower their venerability.
A decade of incident response
Businesses and organizations worldwide realize that prevention and detection of cyber-attacks are not sufficient defense against cybercrime security threats. An armed security team is required, which can provide a platform for coordinating, managing, and streamlining incident response processes. The process of a robust incident response function can be divided into six steps.
Step 1: Understand threats, both external and internal
Step 2: Build a standardized, documented, and repeatable incident response plan
Step 3: Proactively test and improve IR processes
Step 4: Leverage threat intelligence
Step 5. Streamline incident investigation and response
Step 6. Orchestrate across people, process, and technology
The need for a technical team
This is not a simple procedure. A team is required for all this management. Every team member has their expertise and knowledge, which is mustered up in an effective way to design the best and efficient defensive methods. This high-intensity tactical team can work in a coordinated and organized approach. The same will play a critical part in making technical decisions and executive decisions to combat the cyber attack. You will get the proper guidance to know what to do before, during, and after a cyber breach. It is also essential to gather personality and skill sets that match together that empower each other during the moment of need. They will enable you to determine what a cybersecurity incident means to your organization and build a suitable cybersecurity incident response capability.
This methodology aims to build a resilient, response-ready organization by combining people and processes, empowering human analysts to understand specific threats better, streamlining processes, and ensuring that the security analyst is active in responding promptly.