Incident response is the process of responding to a security breach or significant failure of security controls. This process involves determining if notifying customers, partners, the authorities and/or the general public is necessary, and then taking appropriate steps to do so.
When an organization has been breached, or had a significant
Incident response plans are an essential part of any IT security strategy, and they can help you handle even the most challenging situations.
A security incident response plan should be designed based on the type of business you're in. If your business is particularly vulnerable to attacks, then you'll need to take extra precautions to protect yourself. For example, if your business processes sensitive data, then you'll need to have a plan for identifying and responding to cyber-attacks.