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5 Ways to Update An Agency’s Incident Response Plan

Posted on August 19, 2020 in Articles | by

Quick, find a copy of your agency’s cybersecurity incident response plan. Pull that binder off the shelf or call up an electronic copy. OK, now that you have it, let me ask you a few questions.

How long did it take you to find it? Did you have dust off the physical binder? When was the digital copy last accessed? And, most important, if you were about to launch into an incident response effort right now, how confident would you be with that plan by your side?

If that quick exercise left you with an uneasy feeling in the pit of your stomach, you’re not alone. Many agencies have very outdated incident response plans that haven’t been opened in months or years. 

Published August 2020 in FedTech Magazine.
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Mike Chapple, CISSP, Ph.D.

Mike is an IT leader, information security professional, author, speaker and trainer with over fifteen years of experience in the field.

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