This two-part series is focused on reducing the impact of a breach through early detection. In part one we looked at the change in mindset from purely preventative measures, to implementing effective detection methods within your environment; and the positive impact that this could have. In this article we will look at bridging the gap between the initial point of intrusion and instigation of an effective incident response plan.
80% of businesses do not have an incident response plan, 15% have a documented plan but lack the foundation to provide an efficient or effective response, leaving only 5%  of business with an actionable incident response plan in place. In this, the second part of our IR series we are going to look at the need for an effective and functional Incident Response plan.