Crafting the InfoSec Playbook: Security Monitoring and Incident Response Master Plan

This practical book demonstrates a data-centric approach to distilling complex security monitoring, incident response, and threat analysis ideas into their most basic elements. Any good attacker will tell you that expensive security monitoring and prevention tools aren’t enough to keep you secure. You’ll learn how to develop your own threat intelligence and incident detection strategy, rather than depend on security tools alone.

Written by members of cisco’s computer security Incident Response Team, technique, this book shows IT and information security professionals how to create an InfoSec playbook by developing strategy, and architecture. Learn incident response fundamentals—and the importance of getting back to basicsunderstand threats you face and what you should be protectingCollect, organize, mine, and analyze as many relevant data sources as possibleBuild your own playbook of repeatable methods for security monitoring and responseLearn how to put your plan into action and keep it running smoothlySelect the right monitoring and detection tools for your environmentDevelop queries to help you sort through data and create valuable reportsKnow what actions to take during the incident response phase O reilly Media.


Defensive Security Handbook: Best Practices for Securing Infrastructure

Network engineers, system administrators, and security professionals will learn tools and techniques to help improve security in sensible, manageable chunks. Learn fundamentals of starting or redesigning an infosec programcreate a base set of policies, disaster recovery, and password managementUse segmentation practices and designs to compartmentalize your networkExplore automated process and tools for vulnerability managementSecurely develop code to reduce exploitable errorsUnderstand basic penetration testing concepts through purple teamingDelve into IDS, logging, compliance, standards, network infrastructure, and physical securityBolster Microsoft and Unix systems, SOC, and proceduresPlan and design incident response, IPS, and monitoring Oreilly.

Despite the increase of high-profile hacks, many organizations don’t have the budget to establish or outsource an information security InfoSec program, record-breaking data leaks, and ransomware attacks, forcing them to learn on the job. For companies obliged to improvise, tools, processes, this pragmatic guide provides a security-101 handbook with steps, and ideas to help you drive maximum-security improvement at little or no cost.

Each chapter in this book provides step-by-step instructions for dealing with a specific issue, vulnerability scanning, compliance, network infrastructure and password management, including breaches and disasters, and penetration testing, among others.

Intelligence-Driven Incident Response: Outwitting the Adversary

But, only when you approach incident response with a cyber threat intelligence mindset will you truly understand the value of that information. With this practical guide, you’ll learn the fundamentals of intelligence analysis, as well as the best ways to incorporate these techniques into your incident response process.

Each method reinforces the other: threat intelligence supports and augments incident response, while incident response generates useful threat intelligence. This book helps incident managers, reverse engineers, implement, digital forensics specialists, malware analysts, and intelligence analysts understand, and benefit from this relationship.

In three parts, this in-depth book includes:the fundamentals: get an introduction to cyber threat intelligence, Exploit, and DisseminateThe way forward: explore big-picture aspects of IDIR that go beyond individual incident-response investigations, Fix Finish, and how they all work togetherPractical application: walk through the intelligence-driven incident response IDIR process using the F3EAD process—Find, the intelligence process, the incident-response process, Analyze, including intelligence team building Oreilly.

. Using a well-conceived incident response plan in the aftermath of an online security breach enables your team to identify attackers and learn how they operate.

Blue Team Handbook: Incident Response Edition: A condensed field guide for the Cyber Security Incident Responder.

The book is designed specifically to share "real life experience", so it is peppered with practical techniques from the authors' extensive career in handling incidents. Voted #3 of the 100 best cyber security books of All Time by Vinod Khosla, Tim O'Reilly and Marcus Spoons Stevens on BookAuthority. Com as of 06/09/2018! the blue team handbook is a "zero fluff" reference guide for cyber security incident responders, security engineers, and InfoSec pros alike.

Main topics include the incident response process, windows and Linux analysis processes, a methodology for network analysis, common indicators of compromise, packet headers, Snort IDS usage, common tools for incident response, how attackers work, tcpdump usage examples, and numerous other quick reference topics.

The bthb includes essential information in a condensed handbook format. Whether you are writing up your cases notes, analyzing potentially suspicious traffic, or called in to look over a misbehaving server – this book should help you handle the case and teach you some new techniques along the way. Version 2.

2 updates: - *** a new chapter on Indicators of Compromise added. 15 pages of new content since version 2. 0 Table format slightly revised throughout book to improve readability. Blue team handbook incident Response Edition A condensed field guide for the Cyber Security Incident Responder.

Blue Team Handbook: SOC, SIEM, and Threat Hunting V1.02: A Condensed Guide for the Security Operations Team and Threat Hunter

Applying a threat Hunt mindset to the SOC. Real life experiences getting data into SIEM platforms and the considerations for the many different ways to provide data. Along these lines, there is a chapter on a day in the life of a SOC analyst. Maturity analysis for the SOC and the log management program. Most of the examples presented were implemented in one organization or another.

The author shares his fifteen years of experience with SIEMs and security operations is a no frills, just information format. The book goes through numerous data sources that feed a SOC and SIEM and provides specific real world guidance on how to use those data sources to best possible effect. Bthb:socth is the go to guiding book for new staff at a top 10 MSSP, integrated into University curriculum, and cited in top ten courses from a major information security training company.

Several business concepts are also introduced, PESTL, because they are often overlooked by IT: value chain, and SWOT. Oreilly. Major sections include:An inventory of Security Operations Center SOC Services. Metrics, for analysts, with a focus on objective measurements for the SOC, and for SIEM's. Soc staff onboarding, training topics, and desirable skills.

A full use case template that was used within two major fortune 500 companies, and is in active use by one major SIEM vendor, along with a complete example of how to build a SOC and SIEM focused use case.

Zero Trust Networks: Building Secure Systems in Untrusted Networks

Perimeter defenses guarding your network aren’t as secure as you might think. You’ll learn the architecture of a zero trust network, including how to build one using currently available technology. Understand how the zero trust model embeds security within the system’s operation, rather than layering it on topExamine the fundamental concepts at play in a zero trust network, including network agents and trust enginesUse existing technology to establish trust among the actors in a networkLearn how to migrate from a perimeter-based network to a zero trust network in productionExplore case studies of zero trust on the client side Google and on the server PagerDuty Oreilly.

Blue team handbook incident Response Edition A condensed field guide for the Cyber Security Incident Responder. This practical book introduces you to the zero trust model, a method that treats all hosts as if they’re internet-facing, and considers the entire network to be compromised and hostile. Authors evan gilman and doug barth show you how zero trust lets you focus on building strong authentication, and encryption throughout, authorization, while providing compartmentalized access and better operational agility.

Hosts behind the firewall have no defenses of their own, so when a host in the "trusted" zone is breached, access to your data center is not far behind.

Blue Team Field Manual BTFM RTFM

Oreilly. Blue team handbook incident Response Edition A condensed field guide for the Cyber Security Incident Responder. Blue team field manual btfm is a cyber security incident response guide that aligns with the NIST Cybersecurity Framework consisting of the five core functions of Identify, Respond, Protect, Detect, and Recover by providing the tactical steps to follow and commands to use when preparing for, working through and recovering from a Cyber Security Incident.


How to Measure Anything in Cybersecurity Risk

The end goal is airtight data protection, so finding cracks in the vault is a positive thing—as long as you get there before the bad guys do. This book expands upon that premise and draws from The Failure of Risk Management to sound the alarm in the cybersecurity realm. Some of the field's premier risk management approaches actually create more risk than they mitigate, and questionable methods have been duplicated across industries and embedded in the products accepted as gospel.

John wiley Sons Inc. Hubbard opened the business world's eyes to the critical need for better measurement. Oreilly. How to measure anything in Cybersecurity Risk is your guide to more robust protection through better quantitative processes, approaches, and techniques. This book sheds light on these blatant risks, and provides alternate techniques that can help improve your current situation.

Discover the shortcomings of cybersecurity's "best practices" learn which risk management approaches actually create risk Improve your current practices with practical alterations Learn which methods are beyond saving, and worse than doing nothing Insightful and enlightening, this book will inspire a closer examination of your company's own risk management practices in the context of cybersecurity.

A ground shaking exposé on the failure of popular cyber risk management methods How to Measure Anything in Cybersecurity Risk exposes the shortcomings of current "risk management" practices, and offers a series of improvement techniques that help you fill the holes and ramp up security. This book provides solutions where they exist, and advises when to change tracks entirely.

You'll also learn which approaches are too risky to save, and are actually more damaging than a total lack of any security.

The Hacker Playbook 3: Practical Guide To Penetration Testing

They find the answers to questions like: do your incident response teams have the right tools, skill sets, and people to detect and mitigate these attacks? How long would it take them to perform these tasks and is it adequate? This is where you, as a Red Teamer, come in to accurately test and validate the overall security program.

John wiley Sons Inc. So grab your helmet and let's go break things! For more information, visit http://thehackerplaybook. Com/about/. Blue team handbook incident Response Edition A condensed field guide for the Cyber Security Incident Responder. With a combination of new strategies, attacks, tips and tricks, exploits, you will be able to put yourself in the center of the action toward victory.

By now, but what exactly is a red team? red teams simulate real-world, we are all familiar with penetration testing, advanced attacks to test how well your organization's defensive teams respond if you were breached. Oreilly. The main purpose of this book is to answer questions as to why things are still broken.

This book focuses on real-world campaigns and attacks, exploitation, and lateral movement--all without getting caught! This heavily lab-based book will include multiple Virtual Machines, persistence, custom malware, exposing you to different initial entry points, testing environments, and custom THP tools.

Thp3 will take your offensive hacking skills, thought processes, and attack paths to the next level.

Tribe of Hackers: Cybersecurity Advice from the Best Hackers in the World

Oreilly. It's about time. This book can be a catalyst for change for anyone, from beginners trying to enter the industry, to practitioners looking to start their own firms. What tips do the founders of Dragos, Inc. Blue team handbook incident Response Edition A condensed field guide for the Cyber Security Incident Responder.

. There are already hundreds of thousands of cybersecurity professionals and according to some sources, there is a shortage of several more hundreds of thousands. Tribe of Hackers wants to change that. And duo security have on starting a company?do you need a college degree or certification to be a cybersecurity professional?What is the biggest bang-for-the-buck action your organization can take to improve its cybersecurity posture?What "life hacks" to real hackers use to make their own lives easier?What resources can women in cybersecurity utilize to maximize their potential?All proceeds from the book will go towards: Bunker Labs, Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Rainforest Partnership, and Start-Up! Kid's Club.

We can't wait to show you the most epic cybersecurity thought leadership collaborative effort, ever. John wiley Sons Inc. We asked for industry, career, and personal advice from 70 cybersecurity luminaries who are ready to break down barriers and shatter ceilings.

Network Security Assessment: Know Your Network

With the third edition of this practical book, you’ll learn how to perform network-based penetration testing in a structured manner. This book provides a process to help you mitigate risks posed to your network. Security expert chris mcNab demonstrates common vulnerabilities, and the steps you can take to identify them in your environment.

System complexity and attack surfaces continue to grow. Each chapter includes a checklist summarizing attacker techniques, along with effective countermeasures you can use immediately. Learn how to effectively test system components, smb, and nginxframeworks including rails, kerberos, pop3, including netbios, ftp, and rdpsmTP, including:Common services such as SSH, SNMP, Apache, and LDAPMicrosoft services, RPC, including Microsoft IIS, Django, and IMAP email servicesIPsec and PPTP services that provide secure network accessTLS protocols and features providing transport securityWeb server software, Microsoft ASP.

Net, storage protocols, and PHPDatabase servers, and distributed key-value stores Oreilly. Blue team handbook incident Response Edition A condensed field guide for the Cyber Security Incident Responder. How secure is your network? the best way to find out is to attack it, using the same tactics attackers employ to identify and exploit weaknesses.

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