Security & Risk Management

Incident Response Plans: Advice and Best Practices

Course Overview
CIOs, IT and business leaders must be proactive in their planning and always ready to respond when it comes to cyber threats and attacks. Security experts agree that attacks are no longer a matter of “if” but are now clearly a matter of “when” for organizations today. A critical element in the IT and business arsenal to help organizations deal effectively with cyberattacks is the enterprise Incident Response Plan, or IRP. In this report featuring attorney and technologist, Peter Vogel, we’ll discuss the critical nature of IRPs. In addition, we’ll offer advice and best practices that viewers will find beneficial when it comes to evaluating and improving their enterprise Incident Response Plan.

Track: Peak Performance
Methodologies and proven practices that advance the management skills of IT professionals

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Discuss cybercrime today, in terms of the damage being done, the impact on global businesses and the mistakes companies often make following a data breach or cyber attack
  • Understand where IRPs can fall short and the key elements of a well-designed plan
  • Recognize how plan deficiencies can be addressed
  • Identify the stakeholders to include when designing or updating an Incident Response Plan

Speaker / Author:

Photo of Peter S. Vogel

Peter Vogel - Presenter
Peter S. Vogel is a Partner with the law firm Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP in Dallas, Texas, where he serves as Chair of the e-Discovery Team and Co-Chair of the Technology Industry Practice Group. Mr. Vogel holds a Masters in Computer Science and a Certificate in Data Processing, and has worked as a programmer, systems analyst, graduate school lecturer and management consultant. He has written and lectured nationally on computer law topics, including the Internet, e-Commerce, and the e-Discovery. Mr. Vogel served as President of the Dallas Bar Association. Since 1997, he has served as Chair of the Texas Supreme Court Judicial Committee on Information Technology.
He also serves as a Court Ordered Mediator and Special Master in Computer e-Discovery, Technology, and Internet Matters. Mr. Vogel is an Adjunct Law Professor at the SMU Dedman School of Law and since 2000 taught courses on the Law of eCommerce. You may review his blog on the Internet, IT, and e-Discovery at


Price (USD)

Standard: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: $29.00


Course Code : WIT-1944v2

Release Date : 11/01/2018

Credits :
CEU 0.50
ISC 0.50

Length : 28min

Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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