Do I need an Incident Response Plan?
Do I need an Incident Response Plan? is yes.
If you are in business and handle data and systems, you need a plan for what to do should a cyber event occur and you become breached.
Please find the South East Cyber Resilience Centre (SECRC) plan template.
Why is it important to have a Cyber Incident Response Plan?
A cyber security incident response plan provides a process that will help your business, charity or third-sector organisation to respond effectively in the event of a cyber-attack.
How to use this template?
You are free to use, share, adapt and build upon this material, but you may not use this material for commercial purposes.
We suggest reviewing the pack and editing names and numbers where necessary before distributing it to your organisation.
Consider printing Appendix H to help staff with a clear reporting procedure at the beginning of any incident.
Use the checklist to provide a prompt response that will limit the damage of any attack whilst communicating effectively through your channels to keep suppliers, customers, and staff onside. The checklist will help to calmly guide a response through a time of heightened stress and confusion.