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  • Create and deploy incident response capabilities within your organization
  • Build a solid foundation for acquiring and handling suitable evidence for later analysis
  • Analyze collected evidence and determine the root cause of a security incident
  • Learn to integrate digital forensic techniques and procedures into the overall incident response process
  • Integrate threat intelligence in digital evidence analysis
  • Prepare written documentation for use internally or with external parties such as regulators or law enforcement agencies

Digital Forensics and Incident Response will guide you through the entire spectrum of tasks associated with incident response, starting with preparatory activities associated with creating an incident response plan and creating a digital forensics capability within your own organization. You will then begin a detailed examination of digital forensic techniques including acquiring evidence, examining volatile memory, hard drive assessment, and network-based evidence. You will also explore the role that threat intelligence plays in the incident response process. Finally, a detailed section on preparing reports will help you prepare a written report for use either internally or in a courtroom.

By the end of the book, you will have mastered forensic techniques and incident response and you will have a solid foundation on which to increase your ability to investigate such incidents in your organization.

  • Learn incident response fundamentals and create an effective incident response framework
  • Master forensics investigation utilizing digital investigative techniques
  • Contains real-life scenarios that effectively use threat intelligence and modeling techniques
Page Count 324
Course Length 9 hours 43 minutes
ISBN 9781787288683
Date Of Publication 23 Jul 2017


Gerard Johansen

Gerard Johansen is an information security professional with over a decade of experience in penetration testing, vulnerability management, threat assessment modeling, and incident response. Beginning his career as a cyber crime investigator, he has also worked as a consultant and security analyst for clients and organizations ranging from healthcare to finance. He is a graduate from Norwich University, gaining an MSc in Information Assurance and also a CISSP, and is currently employed with an international information technology services firm that specializes in incident response and threat intelligence.