The AlienVault® Incident Response Toolkit

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When it comes to data breaches, most agree that it’s not a matter of if, but when. 

In CyberEdge Group’s 2017 Cyberthreat Defense Report, an astounding 79% of surveyed organizations admitted being victims of cyber attacks, up from 76 percent in 2016 and 70 percent in 2015.1

Given that intrusions are inevitable, it’s important to have the right tools in place to spot an event quickly and to minimize its impact on your organization with an effective response plan.

We believe the best way to approach an effective Incident Response plan is to deploy the OODA Loop method, developed by US Air Force military strategist John Boyd. The OODA Loop focuses on the key essential tactics for responding to any crisis: Observe, Orient, Decide, and Act.

In this paper, you’ll read about a few specific use cases where AlienVault USM helps you Observe, Orient, Decide, and Act for effective incident response.