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CyberSecurity Sense is LBMC Information Security's podcast that provides insight and updates on such information security topics as: IPS Monitoring and Managed IDS Services, Security Information Event Management, Digital Forensic Analysis, Electronic Discovery and Litigation Support, Computer Security Incident Response, Penetration Testing, Risk Assessments, Security Program Planning, Web Application Security Assessments, ACAB LADMF Certification Assessments, CMS Information Security, FedRAMP, FISMA Compliance, HIPAA Compliance, HITRUST CSF Certifications, NIST 800-171 Certifications, PCI Data Security Standards, SOC Reporting and SOX Compliance. 

Jan 18, 2018

Incident response consultants are often contacted by clients who are in complete shock that their systems or networks have been compromised. Many times, these clients are hoping our analysis will ultimately prove that the incident was just a “flesh wound” to their systems and that they didn’t experience an actual data breach. It’s quite common for organizations to assume that data breaches won’t happen to them, and consequently, they typically don’t have an incident response plan.

Not only do organizations need an incident response plan, but they also need to test it via incident response tabletop exercises. In this podcast, LBMC Information Security’s Bill Dean shares five key reasons why organizations don’t detect cyber breaches, as well as some helpful tips for being prepared in the event of a cyber-attack.

Listen, and discover these key takeaways:

  • Reasons why organizations need to plan for a data breach and test the plan
  • Understanding why it’s important for organizations to know where its sensitive data lives
  • The importance of enlisting the assistance of skilled information security professionals
  • The case in support of quality penetration testing