Cyber Security Incident Recovery Planning

Cyber Security Incident Recovery Planning

An ever-increasing number of cyber-attacks being carried out year on year, and nearly half (43%) of all cyber-attacks are now targeting organisations with 250 employees or fewer means the likelihood of being the victim of a cyber-attack is higher than ever. And while it is important to take steps to prevent cyber-attacks, it is abundantly clear that it can still happen to you regardless.

Businesses that experience cyber-attacks face financial, legal and reputational damage. Having systems in place to fend off cyber-attacks is vital, but these security mechanisms are sometimes rendered ineffective by technical faults and human error. Planning for these business events may be crucial to ensuring the business survives a cyber-attack. This is why implementing a cyber disaster recovery plan has never been more important.

The nature of the threats within security recovery plans are more dynamic than within disaster recovery. Fires, storms, and other physical events are unpredictable, yet their nature is generally well understood. However, cyber attacks are unpredictable and given the rapidly advancing nature of cyber criminality, not generally well understood. This means that cyber recovery strategies must be revised more regularly than their disaster recovery counterparts.

Cyber Security Disaster Recovery Framework
IdentifyAsset ManagementBusiness Environment
GovernanceRisk Assessment
Risk Strategy
ProtectAccess ControlAwareness & Training
Data SecurityInformation Procedures
MaintenanceProtective Technology
DetectAnomalies & EventsContinuous Monitoring
Detection Process
RespondResponse PlanningCommunications
AnalysisMitigation
Improvement
RecoverRecovery PlanningImplementation
CommunicationImprovement
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CYBER SECURITY INCIDENT RECOVERY PROGRAMME

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Sales / Fundraisingtick
General Officetick
Cyber Security Disaster Audit
Policy Framework
Risk Management
Breach Communications
Cyber Security Management
Staff Awareness
Best Practice
Cyber Security Disaster Audit

Our approach begins with a cyber risk assessment to identify the areas where you are most exposed to a cyber-attack. This helps determine the types of incidents that can potentially occur and provides a baseline for establishing cyber disaster scenarios on which to base your cyber disaster recovery plan, We work collaboratively with your organisation to develop practical recovery plans that meet your specific recovery criteria, focussed on breach containment and recovery to normal operations.

Primary
Objective
Provide busines continuity after disruption from man-made or natural causesProtect data assets after a data breach
Response
Requirements
Open communications with stakeholders and focus on rapid data recovery.A measured approach that includes evidence collection and preservation and root cause anlysis.
Tactical
Defences
Rapid and accurate data recoveryProtection controls focusing on preventing future loss
Plan
Management
Focus on best practices and lessons learnt from disaster recovery experiencesIdentifiying new cyber security
threats and continually modify plans

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