The Curse of Compliance
- — Feb. 20, 2013, 8:15 p.m.
I used to work with a guy who was significantly overweight. I ran into him in the cafeteria one day and he mentioned that his doctor recommended that he eschew large lunches in favor of lighter foods like salads. He proceeded to the salad bar where he buried a few greens, onions, and tomatoes under a mountain of cheese, deli meats, and blue cheese dressing.
So my fellow employee was complying with...
Sign up now »
Manage and visualize the security and compliance of VMware, physical, and hybrid-cloud infrastructure from the RSA Archer eGRC Platform.
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.