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Planning a Security Incident Response

Microsoft via edX

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  • Provider edX
  • Subject Cybersecurity
  • $ Cost Free Online Course
  • Session Self Paced
  • Language English
  • Certificate $99 Certificate Available
  • Effort 2-4 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 4 weeks long

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Overview

This course is part of the Microsoft Professional Program in Cybersecurity.

This course is designed to help you manage an enterprise security incident, while avoiding common errors, increasing both the effectiveness and efficiency of your incident response efforts.

Syllabus

Module 1
  • Introduction
  • What is threat modelling?
  • The need for incident response plans
  • Assess vulnerabilities in your environment
  • Establish routine monitoring and review of network traffic and system performance
  • Log analysis
Module 2
  • Incident Response Policy, Plan, and Procedure Creation
  • Creation of a CSIRT
  • Establish CSIRT team roles
  • Establish governing policy
Module 3
  • Initial assessment of incident
  • Attack vectors
  • What are false positives and false negatives?
  • Determine the nature of the attack
  • Identify the systems that have been compromised
  • Choosing a containment strategy
Module 4
  • Post-incident activity
  • Protect the evidence while restoring functionality
  • Recommendations and Lessons learned
  • Security incident report

Taught by

Philip E. Helsel and Kimberly Rasmusson-Anderson

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