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Cyber Security Incident Response for Managers

This awareness-level course is for those individuals involved in the decision making process or management of a cyber event involving an attack or data breach of a computer network. This course will introduce the concepts and stages to be considered during the planning and response phases to a cyber event.

Assuming a basic knowledge and understanding of your organisation’s incident response plan, this course is ideally suited to those responsible for decision making, management planning or responding to a cyber event involving an attack or breach of a computer network. The course will detail how effective the response plan is with regard to a real-world attack or data breach This course is theory-based with group discussions. Time permitting, a demonstration of  a Ransomware challenge will be made available to delegates wishing to participate and understand realworld technical challenges involved in responding effectively and swiftly to
a cyber event.

This course will give you:

  • An understanding of the importance of an effective incident response plan
  • The ability to appreciate and evaluate risks to your organisation’s data based on your incident response plan
  • An understanding of the principles of preparing and responding to a cyber event


  • Anyone involved in any management aspect of preparing for or managing a cyber security event For a course with more hands-on technical content, delegates should consider Cyber Security Incident Responder (CSIR) course.

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Learning Objectives


  • You will understand the importance of cyber security frameworks
  • You will gain insight as to why an effective and robust incident response plan is necessary in today’s interconnected world
  • You will find out how organisations become exposed to certain attacks or breaches and what can be done to mitigate this
  • You will learn about employee security lapses and the importance of education programmes
  • You will have the chance of stopping a Ransomware attack and understand some of the methods such malware uses to obfuscate and prevent removal


  • No CSIR technical knowledge is needed but an understanding of the requirements for information security is essential
  • We recommend you refresh your knowledge and understanding of your organisation’s incident response plan

Course Content

1. The Threat
2. Cyber Frameworks
3. Incident response plans including:
• Policies
• Procedures
• Standards
• Baselines
• Guidelines
4. Responding to an event
5. Education and training
6. STOMP challenge

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