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Despite some deficiencies, the sharing fundamentals are sound, though
Experts criticize government's threat sharing, noting it wants the private sector to be generous but it's stingy with the private sector
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Expert says breach aimed at collecting 'vulnerability and targeting data' for attacks, but another says simple engineering espionage more likely
Experts say it doesn't matter if IT is classified because requirements will be passed on to them by the utility, telecom or defense manufacturer
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Incident handling is a vast topic, but here are a few tips for you to consider in your incident response. I hope you never have to use them, but the odds are at some point you will and I hope being ready saves you pain (or your job!).
- Have an incident response plan.
- Pre-define your incident response team
- Define your approach: watch and learn or contain and recover.
- Pre-distribute call cards.
- Forensic and incident response data capture.
- Get your users on-side.
- Know how to report crimes and engage law enforcement.
- Practice makes perfect.
I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.