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Cyber Security Incident Response for Managers

Course Details

Name Cyber Security Incident Response for Managers
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£595.00 +vat
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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.

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

Cambridge Technology Centre


At the Cambridge Development Centre (CDC), our trainers use purpose-built facilities to create the right environment in which to provide ‘hands-on’ training.

Using the latest equipment and techniques are just some of the benefits of studying at CDC; others include:

  • Free lunch and coffees throughout your course
  • Air-conditioned training rooms in well-lit, spacious surroundings
  • Free on-site car parking with no restrictions for private car users





Directions by Car


From the M11

Take junction 10 off the M11, and head for Royston on the A505. Continue along the A505 heading for Royston and pass a service area on the left. Take the second right after the service area (signposted for Melbourn). Continue for approximately two miles (this will take you into the village). At the traffic lights, turn left. Continue through the village, and take the left past The Dolphin Pub into Back Lane. PA Consulting Group is on the right.


From the A10

Turn right off the A10 (if travelling north), or left (if travelling south) north of Royston, signposted for ‘Melbourn Village and Industrial Area’. Take the first right into Back Lane and the Industrial Area. PA is on the right.


From Cambridge

Take the A10 southbound, signposted for Trumpington. Once through the village of Harston, follow the third sign directed towards Melbourn, which will also read ‘Industrial Area’. Take the first right into Back Lane. PA Consulting Group is on the right.


Directions by Public Transport


From Royston Station

There are two trains leaving every hour for Royston Station from London King’s Cross Station. The taxi journey from the station takes 10 minutes.



Ample parking is available at the front of the building. Two car parks are located on either side of the main driveway into the PA site. Turn into the park on the left, and proceed straight ahead. Visitor car parking is located at the bottom of the steps which lead to reception.


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