Incident Response A Strategic Guide to Handling System and Network Security Breaches

ISBN-10: 1578702569

ISBN-13: 9781578702565

Edition: 2002

Authors: E. Eugene Schultz, Russell Shumway

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This manual advises security analysts on minimising information loss and system disruption using effective system monitoring and detection measures. It covers all phases of incident response, from pre-incident and considerations to post-incident analysis.
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Book details

List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 11/8/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 408
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

An Introduction to Incident Response
What Is Incident Response?
The Rationale for Incident Response
Overview of Incident Response
Risk Analysis
About Risk Analysis
Types of Security-Related Risks
Obtaining Data About Security-Related Incidents
The Importance of Risk Analysis in Incident Response
A Methodology for Incident Response
Rationale for Using an Incident Response Methodology
A Six-Stage Methodology for Incident Response
Forming and Managing an Incident Response Team
What Is an Incident Response Team?
Why Form an Incident Response Team?
Issues in Forming a Response Team
About Managing an Incident Response Effort
Organizing for Incident Response
Virtual Teams--Ensuring Availability
Training the Team
Testing the Team
Barriers to Success
External Coordination
Managing Incidents
Tracing Network Attacks
What Does Tracing Network Attacks Mean?
Putting Attack Tracing in Context
Tracing Methods
Next Steps
Constructing an "Attack Path"
Final Caveats
Legal Issues
U.S. Computer Crime Statutes
International Statutes
Search, Seizure, and Monitoring
To Prosecute or Not?
Forensics I
Guiding Principles
Forensics Hardware
Forensics Software
Acquiring Evidence
Examination of the Evidence
Forensics II
Covert Searches
Advanced Searches
Home Use Systems
UNIX and Server Forensics
Responding to Insider Attacks
Types of Insiders
Types of Attacks
Preparing for Insider Attacks
Detecting Insider Attacks
Responding to Insider Attacks
Special Considerations
Special Situations
Legal Issues
The Human Side of Incident Response
Integration of the Social Sciences into Incident Response
Cybercrime Profiling
Insider Attacks
Incident Victims
Human Side of Incident Response
Traps and Deceptive Measures
About Traps and Deceptive Measures
Advantages and Limitations of Traps and Deceptive Measures
Focus: Honeypots
Integrating Traps and Deceptive Measures into Incident Response
Future Directions in Incident Response
Technical Advances
Social Advances
The Progress of the Profession
The Nature of Incidents
Site Security Handbook
Incident Response and Reporting Checklist
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