Incident Response Training Overview

Incident Response Training Course Outline

Module 1: Threat Landscape and Incident Readiness

  • Attacker Motivations
  • Attack Methods
  • Anatomy of an Attack
  • Modern Adversary
  • Preparing Process, People, and Technology

Module 2: Remote Triage and Its Tools

  • Finding Evil
  • Guarding Credentials
  • Windows Management Instrumentation Command‐Line Utility
  • Forensically Sound Approaches
  • PowerShell
  • Incident Response Frameworks

Module 3: Acquiring Memory and Disk Imaging

  • Order of Volatility
  • Local Memory Collection
  • Remote Memory Collection
  • Live Memory Analysis
  • Protecting the Integrity of Evidence
  • Dead‐Box Imaging
  • Live Imaging
  • Imaging Virtual Machines

Module 4: Network Security Monitoring

  • Security Onion
  • Text‐Based Log Analysis

Module 5: Event Log, Memory, and Malware Analysis

  • Understanding Event Logs
  • Account‐Related Events
  • Object Access
  • Auditing System Configuration Changes
  • Process Auditing
  • Auditing PowerShell Use
  • Using PowerShell to Query Event Logs
  • Importance of Baselines
  • Sources of Memory Data
  • Using Volatility and Rekall
  • Examining Processes
  • Examining Windows Services
  • Examining Network Activity
  • Detecting Anomalies
  • Online Analysis Services
  • Static Analysis
  • Dynamic Analysis
  • Reverse Engineering

Module 6: Disk Forensics and Lateral Movement Analysis

  • Forensics Tools
  • Time Stamp Analysis
  • Link Files and Jump Lists
  • Prefetch
  • System Resource Usage Monitor
  • Registry Analysis
  • Browser Activity
  • USN Journal
  • Volume Shadow Copies
  • Automated Triage
  • Linux/UNIX System Artefacts
  • Server Message Block
  • Kerberos Attacks
  • PsExec
  • Scheduled Tasks
  • Service Controller
  • Remote Desktop Protocol
  • Windows Management Instrumentation
  • Windows Remote Management
  • PowerShell Remoting
  • SSH Tunnels and Other Pivots

Module 7: Continuous Improvement and Proactive Activities

  • Validate Mitigation Efforts
  • Building On Successes and Learning from Mistakes
  • Improving Your Defences
  • Threat Hunting
  • Adversary Emulation

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Who should attend this Incident Response Training Course?

This Incident Response Training prepares individuals and teams to effectively manage and mitigate cybersecurity incidents. This course will benefit the following professionals:

  • Cybersecurity Professionals
  • Law Enforcement Officers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Risk Managers
  • Legal Professionals
  • System Administrators
  • Network Engineers

Prerequisites of the Incident Response Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Incident Response Training Course. However, prior experience in computer systems or related roles is recommended but not mandatory. Also, familiarity with programming might prove to be beneficial for the delegate.

Incident Response Training Course Overview

Incident Response Training provides a structured approach to managing the aftermath of a security breach or cyberattack. Whether it's a computer incident, an IT incident, or a security incident, Incident Response aims to minimise damage, reduce recovery time and costs, and mitigate future risks. In an era where cyber threats are pervasive, mastering incident response is essential for organisations looking to protect their assets.

Proficiency in Incident Response is crucial for professionals in roles such as Incident Responders, Cybersecurity Analysts, and IT Security Managers. Having the skills to respond effectively to security incidents is a career game-changer. Organisations worldwide seek individuals who can swiftly and competently address incidents, making it a highly lucrative skill set in the cybersecurity domain.

The Knowledge Academy's 1-day Incident Response training equips delegates with the knowledge and techniques needed to effectively respond to security incidents. Under the guidance of an experienced trainer, participants will gain insights into attacker motivations, incident readiness, and the tools required for successful response.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the motivations and tactics of threat actors and attackers
  • To prepare individuals, networks, and plans for effective incident response
  • To grasp the scope of an incident, assessing the impact on systems and vulnerabilities
  • To become proficient in remote triage, including the use of relevant tools
  • To learn continuous improvement strategies for incident response
  • To proactively prepare for and mitigate cybersecurity incidents

Upon completing this course, delegates will possess the knowledge and skills required to identify and respond to security incidents, making them valuable assets in the cybersecurity landscape and opening doors to high-paying positions in international organisations.

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What’s included in this Incident Response Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Incident Response Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Incident Response Training. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Incident Response Training, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Incident Response Training. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Incident Response Training sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


Great value for money

Achieve certification without breaking the bank. Find a lower price elsewhere? We'll match it to guarantee you the best value

Streamline large-scale training requirements with The Knowledge Academy’s In-house/Onsite Incident Response Training at your business premises. Experience expert-led classroom learning from the comfort of your workplace and engage professional development.


Tailored learning experience

Leverage benefits offered from a certification that fits your unique business or project needs


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

Our Incident Response Training offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


Monitor employees progress

The course know-how will help you track and evaluate your employees' progression and performance with relative ease

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Incident Response Training FAQs

Incident Response is an organised approach to addressing and managing the aftermath of a security breach or cyberattack, also known as an IT incident, computer incident or security incident.
There are no prerequisites to attend this Incident Response Training course.
Anyone who wishes to learn the correct way to respond to cyberattacks or security breaches and manage risks effectively can attend this Incident Response Training course. However, professionals working as Digital Forensic Analysts, Information Security Professionals, Penetration Testers, etc.
Five Steps used for Incident Response are preparation, detection and reporting, triage and analysis, containment and neutralisation, and post-incident activity.
The NIST incident response lifecycle breaks incident response down into four main phases: preparation; detection and analysis; containment, eradication, and recovery; and post-event activity.
This course is [ ] day(s)
Most major incidents can be considered to have four stages, such as initial response, consolidation phase, recovery phase, and restoration of normality.
In this training course, you will learn about the factors that motivate attackers to attack and methods used by various threat actors. You will get in-depth knowledge about preparing themselves, their network, and their battle plans to maximise their chances of success when the challenger comes.
The price for Incident Response Training certification in Australia starts from AUD2495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Incident Response Training.
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Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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