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What Makes a Security Plan?

      Hello, and welcome back to my blog. This week, I would like to quickly discuss the levels that go into making a security plan. These types of plans are an important tool for IT departments and Cybersecurity Administrators to design a plan that will help protect or slow down an attack on the network.     Of course, security plans can vary from company to company; however, their purpose remains the same, with threats looming every day. With IT managers adjusting in response to the ever-changing threats, the created security plan must be designed to stop or slow down any attempt to breach network defenses. Below we will look at the principal components of a security plan and what they entail.    Separate Networks              As the name suggests, having more than one network can protect company assists from hackers and the like. The reason being is that having every computer on one network would lead to issues if that subsequent work were to fail, which would stop operati

Incident Response and Forensic Analysis, a relationship.

Hello, and Welcome to my blog! This week, we will be discussing how forensics is related to incident response. Before we dive in, if you are not familiar with incident response, check out this  link  that will take you to one of my other posts that describes what incident response is. The forensics part that is related to the incident response takes place after everything has happened. After the response team has done what they can, the forensic team comes in and analyze what has been taken. This team can be part of the response team or a separate group from the response team. They have their own goals, data requirements, team skills, and benefits for both teams they have, and each of these has differences between them. It is also possible for a person to have both sets of skills and maybe both teams. Incident Response vs. Forensic Analysis Both of these are two related disciplines that use similar tools. Here are the essential highlights. Incident Response: Goals: ·