Solution Path for Implementing Threat Detection and Incident Response

Published: 07 January 2019 ID: G00366328

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Increased complexity and frequency of attacks, along with historical overreliance on preventative controls, elevate the need for detection and incident response capabilities. This Solution Path helps technical professionals evolve the processes, tools and skills for performing these activities.

Table of Contents

  • Problem Statement
  • Solution Path Diagram
  • Solution Path
    • Problem Definition and Scope
      • Threat Assessment
      • Threat Intelligence
      • Focus on Use Cases
    • Detection Tools and Processes
      • Select and Deploy Monitoring Controls
      • Leverage Advanced Analytics
      • Implement Threat Hunting
    • Incident Response Approaches
      • Alert Triage Processes
      • Basic Incident Response
      • Advanced-Attack Response
    • Security System Testing
      • Penetration Testing
      • Breach and Attack Simulation
      • Red Teams and Purple Teams
    • Organization, Resourcing and Outsourcing
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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