Incident Response Plan Report

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Running head: INCIDENT RESPONSEIncident responseName of the studentName of the universityAuthor Note
1INCIDENT RESPONSEExecutive summaryThe following report discusses about an incident response plan that is to be integrated in theSocial Security Administration. The chosen country is the United States. The report furtherdiscusses about a security risk assessment that is to be done for the identified threats in thechosen organization.
2INCIDENT RESPONSETable of ContentsIntroduction:....................................................................................................................................3Discussion:.......................................................................................................................................3Incident response:........................................................................................................................3Recommendations:..........................................................................................................................9Conclusion:....................................................................................................................................10References:....................................................................................................................................11
3INCIDENT RESPONSEIntroduction:An incident response is supposed to be a strategic approach which is used for addressingthe after effects of a cyber disaster. This cyber disaster is also known as a computer incident orIT incident or a security related incident. The main objective of such strategic steps is thereduction of damages cost by the cyber disasters and the recovery of cost and time.This report mainly discusses about the risk management plan which will be addressed bythe Social Security Administration (SSA) of United States. The report also includes a discussionabout the incident response to be followed.Discussion:This section of the report discusses about the main incident response and the securityassessment for SSA.Incident response:An event is termed as those types of incidents that have a direct relation to an outcome.This may include the connection of a secondary hard drive in the computer or accessing theserver of a company. However, a computer security related incident is one which is used tounethically get access to a system (Von Solms & Van Niekerk, 2013). Examples of suchincidents are the use of an automated tool used for sending enormous traffic to a website causingits server to lose control eventually leading to crashes.A successful incident response involves the creation of a strategy for making 4 differentsteps. The first step involves taking necessary precautions. These precautions are forsafeguarding against network or cyber related attacks. The second step involves application of
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