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INCIDENT RESPONSE Mandiant Intelligent Response 1.0 REVIEWED BY PHORAM MEHTA Mandiant Price: $86,500 In recent years, the information security industry has created a tool of some kind or other to address the security concerns of pretty much every single component in an information flow path--from network and application firewalls to antimalware, and from traffic monitoring to log management. In spite of all these tools and layered defenses, security breaches and incidents are part of doing business in the linked-up world. Yet, incident response remains a very manual process that is rife with inaccuracies and inefficiencies, unless you can afford highly prized consultants or even more expensive forensics tools. Typically, the best companies have done to improve their incident response plans is to update the documentation to add some industry best practice steps and perform a table-top testing exercise on a semi-regular basis. IR teams often have to scramble during a virus outbreak or a TJX-type incident to figure out what happened and how to get things back ... Access >>>
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