Response Planning

The consequences of a data breach can be devastating: 60% of Enterprises go out of business within 6 months of a cyber attack. When an attack happens, it’s critical to respond quickly to avoid financial and repetitional ruin. We’ll help you develop an effective, customized response plan that will help you detect, respond and recover quickly.

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Minimize Damage + Impact

Malicious cyber attacks on small and midsize businesses have risen dramatically in the last year. Experiencing a cyberattack is no longer a matter of if, but when. A strong incident response plan can dramatically reduce damages and minimize impact. Here’s how we help:

Identify critical assets to protect what matters most.

The first step in response planning is to identify your organization’s critical assets, including data, networks, and systems.

This will help to prioritize the response effort and ensure that the most important assets are protected.

Clearly define roles to avoid confusion.

Don’t leave your team scrambling when data thieves strike.

It’s important to clearly define roles and responsibilities so that everyone – from IT staff to senior management – knows what what is expected of them and what steps to take to avoid financial and reputational ruin.

Develop a plan to respond quickly + efficiently.

You need a clear plan of action to detect, respond and recover when cybercriminals strike.

We can help you map out detailed procedures and steps to be taken, including isolating systems so that no further data loss can occur and notifying all affected parties.

Test + refine to keep up with evolving risks.

Cyber risk are dynamic and constantly evolving. Your cyber incident response plan should be tested regularly to ensure it is up-to-date and still effective.

We can help you understand the latest threats and simulate attacks to identify weaknesses and areas for improvement.

Communicate clearly to protect your business.

When a security breach happens, communication is crucial to manage the impact and protect your company from reputational ruin.

We can help you establish clear guidelines on how to inform affected parties both within and outside your company, including clients, employees, and regulatory authorities.