Agile, flexible, and quick to respond to market factors. Unfortunately, these adjectives describe cyber criminals more accurately than cyber defenders. Despite organization’s spending more than ever to prevent cyber intrusions, attackers continue to penetrate defenses. A big reason for that is because, while cyber attackers are clearly (and highly) incentivized to accomplish their goals, the exact opposite is true in many cases for cyber defenders.
In December 2016, the Department of Homeland Security released the updated National Cyber Incident Response Plan (NCIRP). The NCIRP is a comprehensive strategic framework covering the roles and responsibilities of every Federal agency involved in responding to any major cyber incident.