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Incident
Response Plan

The most effective way to prepare for a data breach or security event impacting your organization is to develop an incident response plan (IRP). An IRP, or a Cybersecurity Incident Response Plan (CIRP), is the main component of a business continuity plan that can mitigate the impact of a cybersecurity event.

 

Having an incident response plan is critical, especially for organizations handling sensitive data. Regulations, customers, and compliance requirements may also require organizations to have an IRP plan with evidence that a table-top exercise or mock incident scenario was successfully performed.

If you are looking for an IRP developed as part of your BCP or any other requirements, we can help.

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Why create an Incident Response Plan?

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Security incidents will happen. The best way to reduce the impact is through an IRP

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Allow for incident simulation and mock exercises

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Establish business priority during a security event

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Meet legal and regulatory requirements

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A plan ensure a process everyone can follow and is repeatable

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An incident response plan reduce liability and is part of a BCP

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Know who is responsible for specific security efforts during an event

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Identify gaps in your response process

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Security incidents will happen. The most effective way to limit the impact of an incident is by how quickly and well you respond.

How we can help

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Development

Creating and developing the plan into a document. This is where we detail the steps and procedures in an event of a security incident.

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Simulation

We can simulate a controlled incident or be part of a mock exercise to analyze the effectiveness of the IRP and how to improve it.

Requirements

Below are a few examples of compliance and standards where an IRP is required.

HIPAA

PCI DSS

CMMC

NIST

ISO 27001

FISMA

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Ready for help?

We know what you're looking for and we know how to get you there. That's because, from a business perspective, we understand where you need to be. The majority of BitSpartan consultants transitioned from technical IT roles to management, where they provided governance, risk, and compliance expertise to top organizations in the private and public sector. In the field, all consultants are either CISA, CGEIT, CRISC, or trained and supervised by these certified professionals. Our strong technical and IT governance background, blended with assurance expertise, makes our team of consultants one of the best in the industry.

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