This course covers incident response methodsand procedures are taught in alignmentwith industry frameworkssuch as US-CERT’s NCISP (National Cyber Incident Response Plan), and Presidential Policy Directive (PPD) 41 on Cyber Incident Coordination Policy. It is ideal for candidates who have been tasked with managing compliance with state legislation and other regulatory requirementsregarding incident response, and for executing standardized responses to such incidents. The course introduces proceduresand resources to comply with legislative requirements regarding incident response.
This course is designed to assist students in preparing for the CertNexus Incident Responder Credential (CIR-110). What you learn and practice in this course can be a significant part of your preparation.
In this course, you willunderstand,assess and respond to security threats and operate a system and network security analysis platform. You will:
• Explain the importance of best practices in preparation for incident response
• Given a scenario, execute incident response process
• Explain general mitigation methods and devices
• Assess and comply with current incident response requirements
Lesson 1: Assessment ofInformation Security Risks
Topic A: TheImportance of Risk Management
Topic D: IntegratingDocumentation into Risk Management
Lesson 2: Response to Cybersecurity Incidents
Topic A: Deployment ofIncident Handling and Response Architecture
Topic B: Containmentand Mitigation of Incidents
Topic C: Preparationfor Forensic Investigation as a CSIRT
Lesson 3: Investigating Cybersecurity Incidents
Topic A: Use a Forensic Investigation Plan
Topic B: Securely Collect and AnalyzeElectronic Evidence
Topic C: Follow Up on the Results of an Investigation
Lesson 4: Complying with Legislation
−Examples of Legislation (if this is covered in above topics, no need to include here) GDPR, HIPPA, Elections
−Case study: Incident Response and GDPR(Using GDPR legislation, create a response that is compliant with it –this could be discussion-basedactivity as well.)
−StateLegislation Resources and Example
–Search terms to find state legislation
−Using NYS as example use the NYS Privacy Response act or other legislation to create a similar case study as previous.
−Provide answers on when to use federal versus state and do you have to follow both?
This course is designed primarily forIT leaders and company executives who are responsible for complying with incident response legislation. This course focuses on the knowledge, resources, and skills necessary to comply with incident response, and incident handling processrequirements.
General understanding of cybersecurity concepts.