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January 22, 2018 | Incident Investigations, Handling and Tracking
By John Strand, IANS Faculty

 Roll Your Own Post-Incident Review Analysis System

With no commercial offerings available, organizations have little choice but to create their own frameworks for categorizing and analyzing findings from post-incident reviews. In this Ask-an-Expert live interaction, IANS Faculty John Strand suggests starting with categories from FIRST or NIS, and then bolstering that with MITRE's Att&ck Matrix to develop more fine-grained data.

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November 27, 2017 | Incident Response Planning
By Marty Gomberg, IANS Faculty

 Tailor Your Incident Response Training to the Role

Creating an effective incident response program requires adequate planning, awareness and education. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Marty Gomberg details exactly what needs to happen at each IR stage, and provides talking points for key groups to ensure they know their roles and can respond effectively.

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November 22, 2017 | Data Breaches

 Uber Tries to Cover Up Breach by Paying Hackers to Delete Data

On November 21, 2017, Bloomberg reported that Uber attempted to conceal an October 2016 data breach impacting 57 million customers by paying the hackers $100,000 to delete the stolen data and keep quiet. The compromised data included names, email addresses and phone numbers of 50 million Uber riders around the world, as well as the personal information of 7 million drivers.

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October 22, 2017 | Data Breaches
By Ken Van Wyk, IANS Faculty

 Van Wyk: Take Steps to Protect Yourself as a Consumer

With all the digital threats we face on a daily basis, it's a miracle we haven't all been hacked. To ensure the odds are in your favor, there are some informed and well-planned steps you can take to protect yourself as a consumer, particularly as the holiday shopping season approaches. 

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October 2, 2017 | Incident Response Planning
By Ken Van Wyk, IANS Faculty

 Van Wyk: Doing Your IR Planning the Right Way

In light of the Equifax breach, organizations need to re-examine their incident response planning to ensure similar crises are handled effectively. Being proactive, communicating transparently and prioritizing customers are three important pieces of the IR puzzle,.

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September 15, 2017 | Data Breaches
By Kevin Beaver, IANS Faculty

 The Equifax Breach: What Happened and What to Do About It

The Equifax breach, which exposed the personal information of more than 143 million consumers, is one of the largest in recent history. In this Ask-an-Expert written response, IANS Faculty Kevin Beaver explains how the breach happened, what users need to do to protect themselves and how information security teams can ensure their organizations don't make similar mistakes - or headlines.

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July 31, 2017 | Incident Investigations, Handling and Tracking
By IANS Faculty, IANS Faculty

 Poll: Is It Better to Shut Down/Disconnect a Suspected Malware-Infected Device or Leave It Running?

When malware strikes, ensuring employees know and take the right steps immediately can make all the difference. In this report, IANS Faculty Mark Clancy, Dave Kennedy, Aaron Turner and Marcus Ranum weigh in on whether employees' first step should be to shut down the infected machine or contact security. 

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