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Justifying a Computer Incident Response Plan

How a CIRP Can Pay for Itself Many Times Over, and Best Practices for Creating One

Having a strong Computer Incident Response Plan (CIRP) in place before a security breach occurs can minimize the duration, disruption and cost of a breach. This white paper  by TechTarget provides relevant guidance on how to justify a CIRP and reports that having an effective response capability can save an average of $1.2 million per data breach. The paper dives deeper into an overview of a CIRP, how a plan can reduce costs, why incident response is so challenging and offers six best practice recommendations  to follow when creating a CIRP.

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