The list of entities that have suffered significant data breaches is long and growing. It includes everything from major financial institutions and well-known retailers to potentially the entire population of Ecuador.
A well-thought-out incident response is mandatory. It must include taking all appropriate steps to tighten security so it won’t happen again and so you can get your business back to normal as quickly as possible.
Incident response and breach remediation demand quick action
The hours and days following a data breach are critical, and a rapid, informed response is often the difference between a successful recovery and a significant blow to your business. Using deep knowledge of industry standards, technology solutions and best practices, Marcum Technology helps you secure your systems and get you back up and running quickly and efficiently.
When a cybersecurity incident or event is identified, Marcum Technology’s certified, incident response teams work closely with you to:
- Investigate suspicious activity in a coordinated, effective and comprehensive manner.
- Determine if an incident is malicious or anomalous.
- Determine the breadth and depth of the incident and make an initial assessment.
- Recommend actions to minimize exploitation of your IT assets.
- Identify, isolate, and eradicate each threat, which, at your direction, can include law enforcement-grade evidence handling, chain of custody and underlying documentation.
Establish an incident response plan
Marcum Technology’s experienced team helps you prepare a written plan outlining the steps to take following a confirmed cyber incident. Your plan will be specific to your organization, but the necessary elements include:
- Creating an incident response team, which would typically include staff members from your IT, security, legal, marketing, and HR departments, management, and outside forensic investigators, as appropriate.
- Devising an internal blueprint of the necessary steps to take to limit and recover from any damages and prepare for any new threats.