The Computer Incident Response Planning Handbook: Executable Plans for Protecting Information at Risk

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Uncertainty and risk, meet planning and action.

Reinforce your organization’s security posture using the expert information contained in this tactical guide. The Computer Incident Response Planning Handbook: Executable Plans for Protecting Information at Risk shows you how to build and manage successful response plans for the cyber incidents that have become inevitable for organizations of any size. Find out why these plans work. Learn the step-by-step process for developing and managing plans built to address the wide range of issues organizations face in times of crisis.

  • Contains the essentials for developing both data breach and malware outbreak response plans—and best practices for maintaining those plans
  • Features ready-to-implement CIRPs—derived from living incident response plans that have survived the rigors of repeated execution and numerous audits
  • Clearly explains how to minimize the risk of post-event litigation, brand impact, fines and penalties—and how to protect shareholder value
  • Supports corporate compliance with industry standards and requirements, including PCI, HIPAA, SOX, and CA SB-24

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N.K. McCarthy previously managed the Information Security Operations / Threat & Vulnerability Management for a Fortune 50 Corporation for several years. His international staff performed round-the-clock security event monitoring and response. His responsibilities included: security patch remediation, vulnerability scans, and remediation, penetration testing, system configuration monitoring and remediation, maintaining the various Computer Incident Response Plans (CIRP), and an active threat portfolio for key business functions, users, application platforms and persistent vulnerabilities.
With a career in over 20 plus years in IT, Mr. McCarthy has held a wide range of roles within IT including systems programming, IT consultant, technical management, and IT sales. He recently retired after 30 plus years as a Marine Corps reservist obtaining the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. His last reserve assignment of five years was with the U.S. Cyber Command. After 9/11, Lt. Col. McCarthy was mobolized and spent almost four years on active duty as an Information Warfare Officer working at the U.S. Strategic Command, the Pentagon, and the National Security Agency (NSA). Mr. McCarthy also has 17 years of experience as a volunteer reserve police officer. In this capacity he was able to attend U.S. DOJ (Law Enforcement Only) training in computer forensics and advanced Internet investigations. He was also certified by FEMA for its Incident Command System (ICS) and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). Mr. McCarthy is currently on the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley chapter of the FBI's Infragard program.
Mr. McCarthy has a B.S. degree in Computer Science, an M.B.A. and a CISSP. He is also the CEO of an SDVOB S-corporation with established and developing business in California and Nevada.



Dr. Matthew Todd is the Chief Security Officer and Vice President of Risk and Technical Operations for Financial Engines (NASDAQ: FNGN), a financial advisor with more than $47 billion in assets under management. At Financial Engines, he is responsible for security, privacy, business continuity, audit, and risk management for the firm.
In addition to his work at Financial Engines, Dr. Todd is the president of the San Francisco Bay Area InfraGard chapter, representing more than 1000 volunteer InfraGard members. He has been a local mentor for the SANS Institute, is a CISM and CIPP, and holds the GSEC certification. He has more than 20 years of experience in the technology space and has been actively involved in information security for the last 15 years. He obtained his Ph.D. from Northwestern University and was a fellow of both the National Science Foundation (U.S.) and the Danish National Science Foundation.

Jeff Klaben is an Adjunct Professor with Santa Clara University’s College of Engineering, where he currently teaches Information Assurance and Computer Forensics. He is also a principal with Neohapsis, helping Fortune 500 organizations and leading security technology providers overcome global challenges in technology risk management, competitive strategy, product engineering, compliance, and trusted collaboration to achieve break-through innovation. Previously, Jeff served as Group Director of Technology Risk Management at SanDisk, Chief Information Security Officer for Life Technologies, Engineering Group Director with Cadence Design Systems, and Senior Manager of Enterprise Architecture, IT Security, and Compliance at Applied Materials. He also led product management, professional services delivery, and start-up incubation at Accenture.
Jeff is a frequent speaker at industry conferences, and for the past decade, has served on the board of directors of the San Francisco Bay Area InfraGard, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and public/private partnership dedicated to information sharing for critical infrastructure protection. He assisted the White House as town hall moderator for the rollout of the National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace and was recognized by the U.S. Department of Justice with awards for Dedicated Service and Exceptional Service in the Public Interest. He also received the Belotti Award for Outstanding Business Policy in High Technology Firms from Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business. Jeff earned an M.B.A. from Santa Clara University, a B.S. in Information Systems from Wright State University, and the credentials of Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), and Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA).

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