Cyber Security Incident Response Procurement Guide

200px_whiteCyber Security Incidents have not only become more numerous and diverse, but also more damaging and disruptive with new types of cyber security attacks emerging regularly.

CREST commissioned a research project into cyber security incident response (CSIR) with the aim of producing a Procurement Guide and a Supplier Selection Guide for CSIR services.   The objective was to help improve the buying process for current and potential buyers of CSIR services and to help the buying community meet the range of different requirements for responding to a cyber security incident, based on their type of organisation.

Given the obscure nature of CSIR attacks, it can be difficult know what questions to ask and of whom in order to identify professional, competent organisations that can help.  The Procurement Guide will help you prepare for, respond to and follow up cyber security incidents appropriately and help you to select suitable third party experts.  In summary, the Guide helps to:

An Introduction to effective Cyber Security Incident Response is available here or you can click on the image to download the complete Guide.