NIST Aligned Process For Threat Management

This article highlights the Threat Management Process in Incident Response and brings in the understanding of the Kill chain model. Excerpts have been taken from a session presented at SACON - The Security Architecture Conference. You can view the full slide here.

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3 Stages Of Incident LifeCycle

  • Detection & Analysis
  • Response & Recovery
  • Post incident


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Threat Management - NIST Aligned Process

Detection & Analysis Detection & Analysis Detection & Analysis Response & Recovery Response & Recovery Response & Recovery Post Incident
Analyse Logs and Information Security Events Validate Incident Scale and Consequence Based on priority, assemble ISIRT and notify appropriate parties and escalate incidents. (e.g.. critical & high priority crisis and emergency incidents escalated to Country Emergency Manager) Direct ISIRT, develop incident response plan, activate rapid response team if needed and communicate incident to internal & external stakeholders Eradicate technical vulnerabilities and incident root causes Recover affected information systems and business operations Document lessons learnt
Identify potential information security incidents Assign consequence, severity and priority ratings Perform incident containment, investigation and root cause analysis, forensics and evidence management Close Incident
Categorize incident Review & confirm ratings Create incident review report
Endorse ratings Develop and implement IS-IM improvement recommendations

....view full table & slides here

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